Cheyenne Star, April 2, 1964 NOTICE:
Funeral services for W.H. Pankey, Cheyenne will be Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the Baptist Church of this city with Scroggins & Son in charge of arrangements.
William H. Pankey, the second son of John Ed and Alice Pankey, was born in St. Catherine, Missouri on October 13, 1879 and departed this life April 1, 1964 at the Cheyenne Convalescent Hospital. W.H. was one of the early day pioneers, coming to Oklahoma Indian Territory in 1902 and bringing is bride, Laura Barber to his homestead near Roll, Oklahoma. To this union was born one son, Lavon Pankey.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura, his parents, four brothers, Clarence, Ray, Elmer and Al…. and one sister, Mrs. Do……..
In 1957 he married his second wife, Mrs. Laura Bisbey of Houston, Texas.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Laura at the home and son, Lavon Pankey, one sister, Mrs. Ellen Hall and one brother, Riley Pankey of Brockfield, Missouri, one granddaughter, Mrs. Bill Ewing and one grandson, Riley Pankey and eight great Grandchildren of Wichita, Kansas and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was a long time member of the Cheyenne Baptist Church and a pioneer resident of Roger Mills County. He was active in community and church affairs and was a good neighbor.
Cheyenne Star, April 9, 1964