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Obituary For

Frances C. (Stephens) Barger

11/16/1937 - 09/20/2018

Frances C. (Stephens) Barger, 80, lifelong Dewey resident, passed away Thursday in Dewey.

Frances was born the daughter of Robert and Fern (Wassom) Stephens on Nov. 16, 1937, in Dewey. She attended Dewey schools, participating in many activities including cheerleading and graduated with the Class of 1955. John and Frances were joined in marriage on November 27, 1958.

Frances enjoyed working and spent 37 years at Jane Phillips Medical Center working her way up to Human Resources Director. Once retired Frances and John began traveling all over the U.S. and Canada, and following grandkids and kids. She loved her family more than life itself, and her family reciprocated that love. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Frances is survived by her loving husband of 60 years John Barger of the home; three children Terri Barbee and husband Hal of Pawhuska, Bobby Barger and Cassie Sires of Dewey, Kelly Barger and wife Kara of Pawnee; one sister Sharon Kay Allison and husband Cecil of Dewey; two grandchildren John Robert Barger and Katy Lynn Barger; and one nephew Travis Woodson, wife Nikki and sons Wyatt and Tyler. She is preceded in death by both her parents.

Frances’s family will receive friends at the Davis Family Funeral Home – Dewey Chapel, 918-534-3030, 113 S. Osage (Hwy. 75), Dewey, on Tues., Sept. 25, from 6-8 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday from 10-8 at the Davis Family Funeral Home – Dewey Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL. 17, Chicago IL, 60601 or at

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 26, at First Christian Church in Dewey, with Rev. Casey Parham officiating. Interment will follow at the Dewey Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Carter Davis and the Davis Family Funeral Home – Dewey Chapel. Online condolences and remembrances may be shared at



Reverend Casey Parham


09/26/2018 10:00 am
Dewey First Christian Church
900 N. Wyandotte Ave.
Dewey OK 74029


09/25/2018 06:00 am - 09/25/2018 08:00 pm
FAMILY RECEIVING FRIENDS -- Davis Family Funeral Home - Dewey Chapel
113 S. Osage (Hwy) 75
Dewey OK 74029
09/25/2018 10:00 am - 09/25/2018 08:00 pm
Davis Family Funeral Home - Dewey Chapel
113 S. Osage (Hwy) 75
Dewey OK 74029


09/26/2018 11:15 am
Dewey Cemetery
Hwy 75 North of City
Dewey OK 74029


Alzheimers Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago IL 60601

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  • Posted by Kim Parker-McClure from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Kelly, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet mom. Will be lifting you all up in prayer. Hugs and love to all of you!
    09/27/2018 at 05:42pm
  • Posted by Heidi E from Concord, North Carolina
    Today, I learned that your family is mourning the loss of your beloved Frances. Please accept my condolences and be assured that almighty God is certainly aware of your painful feelings. May God comfort and sustain you to get through this day and others to come (Isa 41:13). Wishing your family all the best at this most difficult period.
    11/15/2018 at 06:41pm