Les celebrated his 94th birthday on June 6th, 2021.

Les & Iris celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on June 21st. They would like to thank everyone who sent a card, letter, gift or well wishes. You’re continued prayers for Les, Iris and the entire family would be greatly appreciated!

A memory shared from Iris:

Although I had heard many tales from the “old folks” about mountain lions, in my growing up and our 46 years of ranching here in rural Eastern Oklahoma, I have only seen one. Many who have lived here their whole lives have never had that experience. Let me tell you about my face-to-face encounter…

My German shepherd, Neva, got very excited whenever I would get out my fishing rod because she loved to accompany me to the back 40. Partly because she enjoyed eating blackberries and would always beat me to the most ripe and juicy ones on the bush. On this particular trip, I had just come around a heavily wooded area and looked up to see on the pond bank, within ten yards, a large mountain lion intently watching some deer grazing beyond the west end of the pond…

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