An old TG&Y ad from bygone days.

Looks like no reunion this year. We are looking tentatively at June 2, 2018, location to be determined. Mark your calendars now!

Dorothy Ballinger - Beshers, who was a member of the TG&Y Stores family, has passed away. She died on February 14, 2018. Services will be at Waterloo Road Baptist Church in Edmond, at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 20th. Dorothy was a sweet and kind person and will be missed by all who knew her.


Sadly, we must inform you of the passing of another of our TG&Y family members. John M. Boyd, department manager of Accounts Payable for many years, passed. His obituary can be seen at this link:…

Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Aug. 29, 1938 - Nov. 23, 2017 BETHANY Johnny M. Boyd, 79, of Bethany, OK, passed away Nov. 23, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Twila Boyd; sons, Johnny Jr. & wife Carrie, of Fort

Did you know that there was a TG&Y store in New Jersey? Can you name the town?

Update from Ginnie Grilley, Lorraine Black went to be with her Lord at 10:00 am on October 26, 2017, after a long illness. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Mercer Adams Funeral Service, 3925 N Asbury, Bethany, OK. Lorraine worked as an Administrative Assistant and Assistant Department Manager to the Buying Support Group in the Buying Department at the national headquarters.

Did you buy records at TG&Y? I did! I still have some of them.

It is our sad duty to inform you of the passing of our co-worker, Hayden Hewes. His obituary can be seen here:…/hayden-cooper-hewes/.

Hayden Cooper Hewes, 73, of Oklahoma City went to be with his Savior on September 13, 2017. Hayden was born December 29, 1943, at Cape Girardeau, Missouri to E.E. “Bo” Hewes and Lorraine Cooper. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Bonnie Countess Hewes; son, Christian Cooper; brother, Jon and hi...

Ginny Grilley reports Shirley Cotham has passed. Funeral Wed, Aug 30, 2:00, Chapel Hills Funeral Home. Shirley worked for Bobbie Elmore.

These occasions seem to be far too often. It is our sad duty to tell our TG&Y friends of the passing of another of our family. Allen Greeson has passed away. Here is his obituary:…

Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Dec. 19, 1935 - Aug. 27, 2017 GUTHRIE After 81 years of a life well lived Allen W. Greeson passed away on August 27, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 19, 1935 in

(Jim Kettler here) When I was a child, we went every Saturday to a Humpty Dumpty grocery store and while my folks were shopping there, we kids went to the TG&Y "Dime Store" next door. At that time, it was still a true variety store, with a candy and nut counter, fabric by the yard, all kinds of toys, trinkets, etc. and a manager that you knew by sight. Mr. Lovely was manager back then and I later worked with his son, Lloyd when I went to work in the HQ office.

I loved the hot cashews best, but could only afford the hot redskin peanuts most of the time. Remember those? I think I must have built a couple dozen of the model cars they sold back then. What do you remember from the "Dime Store" days?

Just learned that Doyle "Buddy" Brock passed away this morning. He worked in the warehouse for 35 plus years.

Many of the people who worked at the headquarters office in Oklahoma City first worked out in the stores. Did you work in a store? Did you work in the office? How about a warehouse? Truck driver?

This only applies to those who continued employment with McCrory after TG&Y. McCrory retirement was previously handled by Samsonite but as of March 1, 2017 is being managed by Prudential. The website has been updated.

TG&Y Stores Company Pension Information Since it's been over 20 years (1986), most former employees are now be at or near retirement age.

It seems that far too often now we are reporting the passing of a colleague. Such is the case today. Donald G. Parker passed away on May 18, 2017. His memorial services will be May 22, 2017, at New Hope Methodist Church in OKC. Don was a buyer for the TG&Y Stores Co. for many years and a cherished friend.

Sad news today. Leota Bishop, former secretary for the Traffic Department of TG&Y Stores Co. has passed away. Here is her obituary:

Leota May Bishop passed away May 3, 2017, in Edmond, Oklahoma. She was born August 3, 1934, in Stillwater, Oklahoma to Leo Chester Ritchey and Stacey May (Horton) Ritchey. Leota worked for many years as a Social Security Disability Agent, and at TG&Y as a Traffic Secretary.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of another of our TG&Y general offices family. Sharon Young, now Jones, passed recently. (Jones, Sharon Shekita, 66, died April 1. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church (Pollard, Oklahoma City).) Sharon was a wonderful co-worker who was always gracious and kind.

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