Colbert OK Funeral Homes

Colbert OK funeral homes provide local funeral services. Find more information about Bratcher's Funeral Home by clicking on each funeral home listing. Send funeral flower arrangements to any Colbert funeral home delivered by our trusted local florist.

funeral flowers

Funeral Flowers

Express your deepest sympathies - send beautiful flowers today!

sympathy roses

Sympathy Roses

Give comfort and loving support — order a delivery today!

funeral standing sprays
$20 OFF

Standing Sprays

Heart-felt tributes to honor a dear friend or loved one who has passed away

Bratcher's Funeral Home

107 Burney Street
Colbert, OK 74733
(580) 296-4662
Bratcher's Funeral Home funeral flowers

Colbert OK Obituaries and Death Notices

Funeral for Laurel Public Works employee scheduled for Friday - Baltimore Sun

Monday, February 06, 2017

The funeral for Laurel Department of Public Works employee Marcus Colbert is scheduled for noon on Friday, Jan. 27 at Bethany Community Church in West Laurel, according to the Donaldson Funeral Home website.Colbert, 30, was killed on the job Monday morning when an SUV hit the trash truck he was working on. Laurel City spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident. The 2005 Laurel High graduate had worked with the Department of Public Works since 2005, where his father, Ralph Brent, is also an employee.The Department of Public Works will be closed on Friday. Refuse and recycling usually collected on Fridays will be collected on Thursday, Jan. 26.The city's passport office at the Laurel Municipal Center will also be closed on Friday.

2016: A year in review - Madison Journal TODAY

Monday, January 23, 2017

Jerry Dwayne Fowler, 35, of Comer, was charged with two counts of child molestation and a probation violation.•Keefer Spence of Texas was reunited with his stolen dog, “Maggie,” who was found in Colbert.•A Madison County man was sentenced to 15 years in confinement for trafficking methamphetamine. Paul Leonard Hodge, 40, Hull, was found with 28 grams of methamphetamine in January 2015.•The Madison County Board of Education unanimously agreed at its January meeting to send a letter to the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) concerning the need for a traffic light at the new Hwy. 72 Comer bypass.•A Commerce man was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 12 months of mandatory probation after he pled not guilty to violating the city of Danielsville’s animal cruelty ordinance in city court for transporting a live cow strapped “spread eagle” on the back of a flatbed trailer in late November. The man was released after only five days served due to jail overcrowding.•Madison County leaders were reminded at a meeting that the county library is “a selling point for Madison County” and they were asked to fund it as such.•The Journal ran a feature on various scam efforts that are seen locally. From identity theft to online and phone scams, Facebook schemes and Internet dating websites, the ways are many and varied when it comes?to channels criminals use to try and take your money and sometimes your financial identity. And according to Madison County Sheriff’s Investigator Doug Martin, the methods criminals use are changing all the time, often faster than law enforcement can keep up with. “All these things like online shopping, dating, social media, even pre-loaded credit cards from the IRS at tax time are making things more convenient for us – but there is a price, and that price is that it is opening us all up to more fraud,” said Martin.

Are the Chinese insatiable romantics? - Aljazeera.com

Monday, November 14, 2016

US in the aftermath of the Great Depression, as Hollywood entered its Golden Age.Frank Capra's It Happened One Night, in 1934, is often deemed the first. With Claudette Colbert's mollycoddled heiress falling for Clark Gable's cocky newspaper hack, it featured the ostensibly mismatched lovers we've seen so many times since, as well as the narrowly-averted-wedding climax familiar from the likes of Four Weddings.The new style of comedy fed off social changes in an urbanising America, with the majority living in cities for the first time after the 1920s.READ MORE: Toothless tigers - Can a film please China and the West?The thrilling sense of sexual availability and possibilities on sidewalks, in bureaus and bars brought different walks of life together, putting the entire class system in a cocktail shaker. These metropolitan rhythms propelled the urbane sparring of screwball comedies such as His Girl Friday and Philadelphia Story, a tone still lingering in romcoms at the end of the century.Fascinatingly, China passed the same 50 percent urban threshold in 2010 - just as its romcom boom really got going. The multiplexes being constructed at a dizzying rate in the country's fast-growing inland cities needed fresh new products other than blockbusters.What better than the romcom, usually preoccupied with the trials and tribulations of the country's urban elite? 2011's If You Are the One, directed by Feng Xiaogang (often dubbed the "Chinese Spielberg"), sees a millionaire bachelor investor trawl fruitlessly through the internet dating scene. Don't Go Breaking My Heart, from the brilliant Hong Kong director Johnnie To in the same year, sees a stocks analyst flip-flop between a hunky-but-unfaithful hedge-fund manager and a nice-guy architect. One Night Surprise from 2013 is about a creative ad exec who has to track down the father of her baby.Others simply revel in nouveau riche materialism: with the first film culminating in four childhood friends pulling off a Shanghai fashion show, the highly successful Tiny Times series is a Sex and the City-influenced ode to personal empowerment and deluxe living. But then that's nothing new.READ MORE: Superheroes take over HollywoodSeduction regularly went hand-in-hand with the hard sell during the Hollywood Golden Age, too, when fashionably decked-out stars on tryst duty helped shift brand items - and flog the consumerist American Dream. (Ironically, sales of men's vests dropped dramatically after Gable's topless undressing scene in It Happened One Night.)'Being sentimental'Certain filmmakers blatantly reference how much the Chinese romcom follows the American model. The heroine of 2013's Finding Mr Right claims she is travelling to Washington State in homage to her favourite film, the 1993 classic Sleepless in Seattle.Actually, she is there to give birth in an illegal maternity centre - because as she is trophy lover to a rich, married Chinese investor her child wouldn't be legally recognised back home. A similar cast-off beauty, played by Shu Qi, is the love interest in If You Are the One.Maybe this kind of harshness, acknowledging the victims in a ruthless race for sexual and emotional territory, is where the Chinese romcom differs from the American version. Julia Roberts was, of course, a call girl in Pretty Woman, but that's a jumping-off point for a sentimental Pygmalion makeover. You certainly don't see her falling pregnant, or attempti...

Frieda Joyce Brock - Daily Ardmoreite

Monday, October 03, 2016

Lou Dorer.Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Mannsville First Baptist Church, Mannsville. Kevin Russell and Jon Smith will officiate the service. Music arranged by Jon Smith, Sharon Barnes, Ronnie Colbert, Patsy Cargel and Debbie Barnes.  Interment will be at the Mannsville Cemetery, Mannsville, Okla. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill.Casket bearers will be John Brock Jr., Josh Brock, Eli Mize, Jimmy Potter, Ronnie Peoples, Lee Mays, Matt Krimmer, Billy Ray Dorer and Steve Maxey.Honorary bearers will be Frieda’s Sunday School Class.Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home Flowers

Colbert News

Funeral for Laurel Public Works employee scheduled for Friday - Baltimore Sun

Monday, February 06, 2017

The funeral for Laurel Department of Public Works employee Marcus Colbert is scheduled for noon on Friday, Jan. 27 at Bethany Community Church in West Laurel, according to the Donaldson Funeral Home website.Colbert, 30, was killed on the job Monday morning when an SUV hit the trash truck he was working on. Laurel City spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident. The 2005 Laurel High graduate had worked with the Department of Public Works since 2005, where his father, Ralph Brent, is also an employee.The Department of Public Works will be closed on Friday. Refuse and recycling usually collected on Fridays will be collected on Thursday, Jan. 26.The city's passport office at the Laurel Municipal Center will also be closed on Friday.

2016: A year in review - Madison Journal TODAY

Monday, January 23, 2017

Jerry Dwayne Fowler, 35, of Comer, was charged with two counts of child molestation and a probation violation.•Keefer Spence of Texas was reunited with his stolen dog, “Maggie,” who was found in Colbert.•A Madison County man was sentenced to 15 years in confinement for trafficking methamphetamine. Paul Leonard Hodge, 40, Hull, was found with 28 grams of methamphetamine in January 2015.•The Madison County Board of Education unanimously agreed at its January meeting to send a letter to the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) concerning the need for a traffic light at the new Hwy. 72 Comer bypass.•A Commerce man was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 12 months of mandatory probation after he pled not guilty to violating the city of Danielsville’s animal cruelty ordinance in city court for transporting a live cow strapped “spread eagle” on the back of a flatbed trailer in late November. The man was released after only five days served due to jail overcrowding.•Madison County leaders were reminded at a meeting that the county library is “a selling point for Madison County” and they were asked to fund it as such.•The Journal ran a feature on various scam efforts that are seen locally. From identity theft to online and phone scams, Facebook schemes and Internet dating websites, the ways are many and varied when it comes?to channels criminals use to try and take your money and sometimes your financial identity. And according to Madison County Sheriff’s Investigator Doug Martin, the methods criminals use are changing all the time, often faster than law enforcement can keep up with. “All these things like online shopping, dating, social media, even pre-loaded credit cards from the IRS at tax time are making things more convenient for us – but there is a price, and that price is that it is opening us all up to more fraud,” said Martin.

Are the Chinese insatiable romantics? - Aljazeera.com

Monday, November 14, 2016

US in the aftermath of the Great Depression, as Hollywood entered its Golden Age.Frank Capra's It Happened One Night, in 1934, is often deemed the first. With Claudette Colbert's mollycoddled heiress falling for Clark Gable's cocky newspaper hack, it featured the ostensibly mismatched lovers we've seen so many times since, as well as the narrowly-averted-wedding climax familiar from the likes of Four Weddings.The new style of comedy fed off social changes in an urbanising America, with the majority living in cities for the first time after the 1920s.READ MORE: Toothless tigers - Can a film please China and the West?The thrilling sense of sexual availability and possibilities on sidewalks, in bureaus and bars brought different walks of life together, putting the entire class system in a cocktail shaker. These metropolitan rhythms propelled the urbane sparring of screwball comedies such as His Girl Friday and Philadelphia Story, a tone still lingering in romcoms at the end of the century.Fascinatingly, China passed the same 50 percent urban threshold in 2010 - just as its romcom boom really got going. The multiplexes being constructed at a dizzying rate in the country's fast-growing inland cities needed fresh new products other than blockbusters.What better than the romcom, usually preoccupied with the trials and tribulations of the country's urban elite? 2011's If You Are the One, directed by Feng Xiaogang (often dubbed the "Chinese Spielberg"), sees a millionaire bachelor investor trawl fruitlessly through the internet dating scene. Don't Go Breaking My Heart, from the brilliant Hong Kong director Johnnie To in the same year, sees a stocks analyst flip-flop between a hunky-but-unfaithful hedge-fund manager and a nice-guy architect. One Night Surprise from 2013 is about a creative ad exec who has to track down the father of her baby.Others simply revel in nouveau riche materialism: with the first film culminating in four childhood friends pulling off a Shanghai fashion show, the highly successful Tiny Times series is a Sex and the City-influenced ode to personal empowerment and deluxe living. But then that's nothing new.READ MORE: Superheroes take over HollywoodSeduction regularly went hand-in-hand with the hard sell during the Hollywood Golden Age, too, when fashionably decked-out stars on tryst duty helped shift brand items - and flog the consumerist American Dream. (Ironically, sales of men's vests dropped dramatically after Gable's topless undressing scene in It Happened One Night.)'Being sentimental'Certain filmmakers blatantly reference how much the Chinese romcom follows the American model. The heroine of 2013's Finding Mr Right claims she is travelling to Washington State in homage to her favourite film, the 1993 classic Sleepless in Seattle.Actually, she is there to give birth in an illegal maternity centre - because as she is trophy lover to a rich, married Chinese investor her child wouldn't be legally recognised back home. A similar cast-off beauty, played by Shu Qi, is the love interest in If You Are the One.Maybe this kind of harshness, acknowledging the victims in a ruthless race for sexual and emotional territory, is where the Chinese romcom differs from the American version. Julia Roberts was, of course, a call girl in Pretty Woman, but that's a jumping-off point for a sentimental Pygmalion makeover. You certainly don't see her falling pregnant, or attempti...

Frieda Joyce Brock - Daily Ardmoreite

Monday, October 03, 2016

Lou Dorer.Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Mannsville First Baptist Church, Mannsville. Kevin Russell and Jon Smith will officiate the service. Music arranged by Jon Smith, Sharon Barnes, Ronnie Colbert, Patsy Cargel and Debbie Barnes.  Interment will be at the Mannsville Cemetery, Mannsville, Okla. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill.Casket bearers will be John Brock Jr., Josh Brock, Eli Mize, Jimmy Potter, Ronnie Peoples, Lee Mays, Matt Krimmer, Billy Ray Dorer and Steve Maxey.Honorary bearers will be Frieda’s Sunday School Class.Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.