Born: 2 April 1906
Location: Indian Territory (Oklahoma)
Marriage: Selma E. Alexander on 9 April 1935 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Death: 7 April 1983
Location: Pauls Valley, Garvin, Oklahoma
Born: 30 May 1913
Location: Byars, McClain, Oklahoma, USA
Daughters: Johnnie Laretha, Laquetha, Patricia Margaret
Death: 18 Aug 2003
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1910 CENSUS of WEBB, DEWEY, OKLAHOMA, USA
THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tobe 36 marriedx1 11yrs TX TN TN Farmer; Margaret 35 married x1 11 years 6 children 4 living AR TN AR; Samuel B. 7 OK TX AR; Clarence 6 OK TX AR; Ocie W. 4 OK TX AR; Minnie J. 2 OK TX AR; Steve Smith 20 Boarder VA VA VA Farm Laborer; John M. Brooks 37 AR TN AR Farm Laborer
1920 CENSUS of ELMORE, GARVIN, OKLAHOMA, USA
THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tobe 45 TX TN MO Farmer; Margaret 44 AR TN AR; (all children listed OK TX AR) Sam 17; Clarence 15; Ocie 13; Minnie 11; Elmer 9; Louis 6; Elsie 4
1920 CENSUS of STRATFORD, GARVIN, OKLAHOMA, USA
THE ALEXANDER HOUSEHOLD: Robert 47, Maude D. 37 wife, Ruer 18 son, Marge 15 dau, Leona 10 dau, Jasper Lee 18 stepson, Frank Lee 13 stepson, Ruby Lee 10 stepdau, Selma Alexander 6 dau, Marven 4 son, Mildred 2/12 dau.
1930 CENSUS of ELMORE CITY, GARVIN, OKLAHOMA, USA
THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tobe 56 TX TN TN Farmer; Margaret 54 AR AR AR; Clarence W. 26 Farm Laborer; Ocie 24 Farm Laborer; Minnie J. 22; Elmer 19; Louis 17; Elsie E. 14.
1930 CENSUS of WHITEBREAD, GARVIN, OKLAHOMA, USA
THE ALEXANDER HOUSEHOLD: John D. 51 Head married 20@1st marriage, Dennie M. 46 Wife married 15@1st marriage, Leona S. 20 Dau, Selma E. 16 Dau, John M 14 Son, Mildred M. 10 Dau, Leota L. 8 Dau, Billy J 1-1/2 Son, Earl F. Lee 23 Stepson.
Note: Did Robert die and Maude Dennie marry another Alexander named John D.? Or is it the same man with multiple names?
1935 MARRIAGE of OCIE WILLIAM GUTHRIE & SELMA E. ALEXANDER
Ocie & Selma married on 9 April 1935 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Selma E. Guthrie: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Daily Oklahoman, The (Oklahoma City, OK) - August 21, 2003
Selma E., was born at Byars, OK to John David and Mandy O'Demmie (Ferguson) Alexander on May 30, 1913 and passed away Monday, August 18, 2003 at the age of 90 years 2 months and 18 days. She spent her early years in the Peavine Community near Byars. Her family moved to Maysville, OK in 1929, where she graduated from high school in 1933. She was married to Ocie William Guthrie in Oklahoma City April 9, 1935. They made their home and raised three daughters in the Antioch Community. Two years after Ocie's death (1983) Selma moved into Pauls Valley. In 1996 she moved into a retirement home in Moore. She is survived by two daughters, Laquetha Young of OKC and Patricia Sparks of Moore, grandsons Shon and Michelle McWhirter and Shan and Angie McWhirter of Maysville, granddaughters Suzanne and Bernie Jacobs of Brooklyn, NY, Betsy and Andrew Penner of Marlboro, NJ, Hope and Richard Kelley of OKC, Junko and Kenji Ozaki of Sidney, OH and 9 great grandchildren Austin Penner, Dalton, Taylor and Siera McWhirter, Shyann McWhirter, Mikayla and Johnna Kelley and Nicki and Sheena Ozaki, 1 sister Russie Dean of CA, nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Ocie, daughter Johnnie McWhirter, parents and 13 brothers and sisters. Selma was known in the Garvin County area for the beautiful wedding and special occasion cakes she baked and decorated. She taught Sunday School and Training Union classes for many years at First Baptist Church Elmore City. Selma was active in the Antioch ABC Club, Eastern Star and the Antioch Community Association. Selma stayed busy with crafts such as sewing, baking, arranging flowers, making beautiful angels and birdhouses. She was a very caring and giving person who gladly shared all her handy work with friends, neighbors, relatives and even strangers. God and her family were her most valuable treasures. Services will be 2 pm Friday August 22 at First Baptist Church, Elmore City, and interment following in the Antioch Cemetery under the directions of Wooster Funeral Home. The family requests memorials be made to the restoration fund of the Antioch Schoolhouse and Johnnie Guthrie McWhirter Senior Center. Send contributions to Antioch Community Association, Rt. 1 Box 143, Elmore City, OK 73433.
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