Former TG&Y Stores Company Personnel Obituaries This is information concerning obituaries, etc. as the information is provided. Information comes from friends, family members and/or newspaper and online obituaries when available. Visitors can comment (until comments are closed) on individual obituaries if there is a post associated with the name.

Deaths: 2016

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Please Note: When an obituary link is available I post it but those go away after some period of time and I have to remove the links so they may no longer work. The first section contains more recent obits as they have been posted to this site. Below those you will find obits listed by year since most were before we began using this site. Click on the name to view the post and any photo which is available.

  • O.E.Bates

    Mr. Bates was over the TG&Y Stores in Tulsa. Service at Floral Haven Funeral Chapel, Broken Arrow, OK on 12/23/16 @ 2 p.m.

  • Doy Beck Obituary

    Doy Beck, Traffic, passed away Sunday 11 13 16. Will be cremated. Lived in Montgomery, TX. The online obituary was very short so there isn’t much info to share. If anyone would like to provide additional information, please do so by email ( or in the comments below.

  • Elmer Gales Obituary

    We are so sad today to inform our members of the passing of Elmer Gales at age 83. Elmer was everybody’s friend at the TG&Y Headquarters office. He was Office Manager then Comptroller for many years until the closing of the office. His obituary can be viewed here: Elmer Gales Obituary

  • John Grissom Obituary

    We have learned that John Grissom passed away on September 19, 2016 at the age of 69. His obituary is linked below: John Grissom Obituary In his legendary and lengthy career, John bought and sold for brands as diverse and iconic as TG&Y and Harley-Davidson. Allen Funeral Homes Option Obituary

  • Nadean Batterton

    Nadean Batterton May 13, 1925 – May 29, 2016 Nadean was born in Indianola,Oklahoma on May 13, 1925, to Roy and Dovie Batterton.She attended Morse & Buckeye schools in Okemah. She started her career at Kresse’s in downtown OKC in 1943. She then worked for TG&Y in Capitol Hill and moved to the TG&Y store

  • Ralph Keith – Division Vice President

    We are saddened to report the passing of Ralph Keith on April 28, 2016. Mr. Keith worked for TG&Y for over 25 years before retiring in 1985. His obituary was in the Oklahoman on May 21, 2016. Our condolences to his family.

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