This might provide some information. There is gravemarker for Oscar Ard at Rose Hill Cemetery at Ardmore, but not for Clifford and anyone else.
Healdton, Carter Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, June 19, 1952
Funeral rites were held in the Bettes chapel at Ardmore Sunday at 2:30 for OSCAR ARD, of Route 2 Ardmore, formerly long time resident of Fox, who passed away in an Ardmore hospital Saturday. Rev. J. O. HUDSON of the Freewill Baptist Church at Clemscott conducted the services with burial at Rose Hill cemetery at Ardmore. Mr. Ard and his family resided at Clemscot many years when he was employed by Rockland Oil Co. as a pumper the past 25 years. He retired from the company and moved near Ardmore. He was born July 27, 1880 in Mills County, Texas, and died at age 71. He married Miss ADDIE SPENCER at Fort Worth, Texas, in 1915. One of their sons, CLIFFORD ARD, resided in Healdton and was killed in an oil accident some years ago. Their other son BO ARD is also well known here. Survivors include his wife ADDIE of the home, son BO ARD of Oklahoma City, a daughter Mrs. MATTIE LEE DICKEY of Fort Worth, Texas, three grandchildren and two sisters.
Thursday, June 27, 1946
Funeral services were held at the West Main Church of Christ Monday for CLIFFORD ARD, 31, veteran of World War II, who died Saturday night in a Duncan hospital of injuries received while working on a rig near Tussy Friday. Mr. Ard was employed by the Merrick Oil Co. and was struck by a drill pipe, fracturing his skull. TOM E. SMITH of the Church of Christ conducted service, assisted by LUTHER SAVAGE, minister of the West Main Church of Christ. Attending in a group were WARD MERRICK of Ardmore and employees of the Merrick Oil Co. with whom Ard worked, TIDE COX of Ardmore and employees of the Rockland Oil Co. with whom the deceased had formerly worked. Clifford M. Ard was born at Comanche and had spent all his life near the place of his birth except time spent in the Army. He began and finished school at Fox. Ard was employed by Ward Merrick Drilling Co. since his discharge, just three months prior to his death. He is survived by his wife HAZEL, daughter MAEDELL, 6; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR ARD and a brother BO ARD. He served two years in the Army Engineers, 15 months in the Pacific Theater. The body was laid to rest at Rose Hill cemetery with Healdton and Ardmore American Legion members providing rites at the grave. Pallbearers were brothers-in-law, ROY RENICK, RAYFORD RENICK, ALVIS RENICK, LEE SHIPMAN, OLLIE TESTERMAN, and V. S. WATSON. Honorary pallbearers were men Ard worked for and with: WARD MERRICK, MOBERT MCCHESNEY, DICK FANNING, JIM WELCH, GLEN ROBERTS, W. J. SMITH, GLEN SPACE, H. A. ROBERTS, ARTHUR HILLMAN, OLLIE GANDY, EDD JOHNSON, ROY BESHEARS, and G. A. COLE.
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