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Jo Ann Graham
13 years ago

I can't stop thinking of the two little girls and their families. We have grandchildren including a seven year old little girl and I can't imagine the feelings of something like this happening. Hopefully, they will find the guilty ones and you can find closure although they will always be in your heart.

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Annette Witherspoon
13 years ago

I just sit here and shake my head. Two innocent children, just taking a walk. How could we even think something would happen. My heart and prayers go out to all of the families. This is a hard time for the ones left behind. There will always be questions even if the guilty ones are found. The Grandfather that found the girls will live with this memory forever and he will need the other family members help to deal with this. May you find peace with your faith and I pray for you. Know that Taylor & Skyla are in the hands of the Lord. Annette Witherspoon

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biky
13 years ago

I HAVE A SON 15 MONTHS OLD . I CAN'T EVEN THING MY LIFE WITHOUT HIM . IT'S REALLY SAD AND UNFAIR IN THIS LIFE TO LOSE SOMEONE YOU LOVE . SHAME ON THE ONE WHO DID THIS I HOPE ONE DAY HE WILL BE FOUND AND PAY FOR HIS ACTIONS . GOD WILL BE WATCHING THEM AND THE FAMILIES . WITH LOVE VICKIE FROM GREECE

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Connie Bussey
13 years ago

We can't even imagine what these families are going through. But do know that across the country people are praying for you, thinking of you, and hoping justice is served soon. God Bless these 2 Precious Little Angels.

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Your story has broken our hearts. We don't understand how someone can hurt others, especially our precious children. Please know that we think of you daily and our prayer is that you find peace and comfort through your memories of Skyla and Taylor. We wil be checking often to see if the girls and you have found justice here on earth. If justice is not served here on earth, you can be assured that in the end, those responsible will face The Almighty for the ultimate justice. God Bless You and Keep You Through It All

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Sharon
13 years ago

These 2 precious girls are in the arms of God. We will miss them and everything they would have contributed to this world. We pray for peace and comfort for the families and justice. We will be reunited with our loved ones when Jesus returns. It's more than obvious the end is near.

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itiya knight
13 years ago

we are so srry 4 the lose of the little girls....they were both sweet and beautiful girls they were all ways best friends......we miss you girls luv always.......and now you are in a better place....and see yah wen i get there

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How could anyone shoot these baby girls and live with themselves?? I have a 12 year old girl and god knows if I scould her...she makes me cry!! So how could these heartless monsters look these girls in the eye and kill em?! I hope they find the killers fast and ease the hearts and minds of the Oklahoma community. My heart goes out to the friends & families...and mostly to the grandpa who had to make such a gruely discovery!! May God be with you all and bring you peace when you lay these angels to rest. Our hearts and prayers are with you all!

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Kim
13 years ago

I have three beautiful nieces, with two the same age as Skyla & Taylor. My heart breaks for your loss, and it saddens me to know that they were so innocent and only trying to enjoy life. My nieces play so hard every day, and it's hard to get them to come inside because they love playing with their friends. I love knowing they are just being kids and having a great time, but this type of tragedy makes us want to not let them do anything, and that's not fair either. Your families are in our prayers.

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Genie
13 years ago

Go with God Skyla and Taylor. I, too, followed your path everyday and cannot stop crying for you. Everyone here in Bryant and Weleetka hopes for swift justice. We continue to support the families in any way we can. The angels cried today during both services, but the sun will soon shine again. We love you, sweet babies.

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Jeanne Mendoza
13 years ago

We send both the families our deepest sympathy and hope that the police will find the person or persons who did this horriable thing to these 2 little innocent victims. We no that nothing will ever bring them back but maybe by finding those responsable for it will bring these families a small amount of comfort. Both the families will be in our thoughts for a very long time.

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Sal Annunziato
13 years ago

I just can't stop thinking about Taylor and Skyla and this senseless tradgedy... Both of theses young girls had their whole life ahead of them and in an instant they are gone. May they fly with their wings in heaven for eternity....

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Rachel Tilley
13 years ago

I've been following this story since everything has happened. I'm deeply saddened by this tragedy. But they are safe now. Even though we would love for them to be back home, we know in our hearts that they are safe and in a better place now. I wish the families and friends nothing but the best during this difficult time. Keep your heads up and be strong for everyone else. Easier said than done, but just know you are in my thoughts and prayers. 0:-)

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Suzie
13 years ago

Many prayers and heartfelt thoughts going out to the family and friends of Taylor and Skyla. God must have needed two more beaurtiful Angels when he called these two.

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CY
13 years ago

To the family & friends of the two beautiful girls: My thoughts & prayers are with you! I pray we find the person/persons that did this soon. Keep your faith....Justice will be served!

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Mal Andrews
13 years ago

They are safe with God from the evils of mankind.

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Vanessa
13 years ago

i am so sorry for the loss of the girls. I cant even emagine what you are going through, all you can do is be strong. just look at it this way, them two precious girls are in a better place than we are.

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Vanessa
13 years ago

i am so sorry for the loss of the girls. I cant even emagine what you are going through, all you can do is be strong. just look at it this way, them two precious girls are in a better place than we are.

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Vanessa
13 years ago

i am so sorry for the loss of the girls. I cant even emagine what you are going through, all you can do is be strong. just look at it this way, them two precious girls are in a better place than we are.

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Our prayers and thoughts go out the the family of these girls and to the community!! Living in a small community in western Oklahoma, I know how loving and caring a small community can be!! God has opened his arms to receive these beautiful girls home!! Our prayers are with you!!

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Barry Corcorran
13 years ago

Being the father of two girls I always worry about them, even though they are grown and married. To see these girls killed in the prime of their lives saddens my heart and our thoughts and prayers go out to there families, for they are in the hands of God

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lisa thomas
13 years ago

I followed your path so many days as a child growing up on the dirt roads of Oklahoma. Carefree days of throwing dirt clods, finding bugs, kicking a rock down the road. It has been 28 years since I was your age, but this should have never ever happened to you! Innocent little girls enjoying life! May the golden streets of heaven bring you the peace and harmony that every child should have had on this earth. My heart aches for you. I am so sorry. Lisa Thomas

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Rich Abrams
13 years ago

My wife was raised here in Weleetka with Graham and Bryant as our neighbors to the East, though not much has been said about those towns. But for folks like my wife and I, the people in those rural communities make all the difference in the world. Some 30 years ago, my wife and I - both having just finished our tours in the Navy - returned to her hometown. She graduated in the class of '68 from Weleetka. I was from Virginia and had come to visit her folks. I was so impressed by the love and kindness of complete strangers waving to me as we traveled down Hwy. 75 to Weleetka that we decided to stay here! We stayed and raised our only daughter that graduated Valedictorian of her class from Weleetka High School. We loved the small town because we felt safe and sheltered. Drugs were not often mentioned in the paper and violent crimes were nearly non existent. The worst things mentioned in the weekly paper might be speeding or someone stealing watermelons. The world has change and the evilness has crept in around us. Even though I never met the girls personally, I know relatives of theirs. In towns the size of Bryant, Graham and Weleetka, everybody knows everybody else; in some way of another. That why we told our girl she could never get away with anything because someone was always out there waiting to spread a little gossip. No longer do we live in the days where we can leave our doors unlocked while we run to town to check the mail. It's not wise to leave our car and truck doors unlocked on "main street". This thing I do know... we live and worship in "The Bible Belt". Weleetka has about 12 churches and with a population of 1200, that means that there is a good possibility that the majority of people per week are praying for God to grant these grief stricken families with His peace and that those individuals that are guilty of this crime to be brought to justice quickly. Simple math would dictate that I would not want to be running from the law or God on this matter as THEY WILL BE CAUGHT and they will BE PUNISHED... whether by man or God. While some would ask "how could a loving God allow this to happen to these two girls"? I do not presume to know the answer other than we serve an "on time" God who is a loving father and His timing may not be our timing nor within our understanding; I just have to trust that my God is big enough to handle my anger and confusion and will help those who grieve to just make it through until the next sunrise. Father God will act in His right time and those involved will be brought to justice in a way that only God could explain, even if He uses the talents and skills of men. It is the enemy that comes to steal, kill and destroy; not God. And since the Devil is the father of lies and is a braggart, those who did this murder will not be able to remain silent forever. They will have to brag about their crime and the words of their lips will be their snare and downfall. For though our tears my dry up and we become weak and without strength, the very blood that was spilled cries out to Father God for vengeance. For God has said "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord."

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Marilyn Morphis
13 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of these two children. I used to live in this area and it is still near and dear to my heart. This loss bring tears from my sole. Again, I am so sorry for the loss to these heartland families.

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Carol
13 years ago

My heart breaks for these families. May God bless, and I sure hope they find these animals. I will pray for these families.

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The hearts of many
13 years ago

May your good memories stay strong and deep. Grandpa you will have 2 Angels, strong in their bond on earth stronger in their bond in heaven, watching over you. Listen to the sounds of God in all of nature, see the love of your angels in the animals they loved. When someday you go "HOME" they will be there waiting. Until then keep them close to your heart.

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ROBIN
13 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of these two beautiful little girls. I pray that you find comfort and stength in the days ahead. I'm truly sorry for your loss.

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Betty Johnston
13 years ago

Prayers for the families of these two girls that they can somehow endure. Prayers to the officers that they find the monster who did this horrable crime!!

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YVONNE BENDER
13 years ago

IDO NOT KNOW THESE GIRLS OR THEIR FAMILIES. I READ THIS ON THE INTERNET, A FRIEND SENT PAPER REPORT. I LIVE IN ONTARIO, CANADA. WE FEEL GREAT SORROW IN THIS TRAGEDY. MAY THE FAMILIES BE ASSURED OF OUR PRAYERS FOR COMFORT AND STRENGTH AS THEY FACE THE DAYS AHEAD ..

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Michelle
13 years ago

Im so sorry this had to happen to your precious two daughter . God bless your family!!

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Judy Glossup
13 years ago

Bless all of those who loved these girls. May they find peace in knowing that they are with God.

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A. E. Murdock
13 years ago

I read this and my heart goes out to the families and friends of these two girls. May God Bless You and Keep You during this sad and terrible time.

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Linda
13 years ago

Since you both loved animals so much I hope you go find the Rainbow Bridge where all the animals go when they pass on. They will give you comfort and joy. God bless you little Angels.

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Visitor
13 years ago

The Skyla Whitaker Memorial Fund and Taylor Paschal Placker Memorial Fund has been established at the Bank of Commerce in Weleetka, Oklahoma. Bank of Commerce is also accepting deposits to the OSBI Reward Fund. To donate you can contact by phone at 405-786-2216 or mail directly to: Bank of Commerce PO Box 248, Weleetka, OK 74880. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated, God Bless.

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Joel Right
13 years ago

My heart goes out to you and your family. I hope they find the stupid hick or hicks that did this.

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Joel Right
13 years ago

My heart goes out to you and your family. I hope they find the stupid hick or hicks that did this.

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myrtle scull
13 years ago

im so sorry for your lost i pray to god that thay fine out who would do such a thing to gods little girls . i rasid 5 kids down that same road , god bleas the familys

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VMW
13 years ago

I PRAY THAT GOD WILL GIVE YOU THE GRACE AND SURROUND YOU WITH HIS LOVE IN THIS TIME. MY HEART BREAKS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. SO PRECIOUS AND FRAIL OF LIFE. LOVE YOUR CHILDREN , HOLD THEM TIGHT, TEACH THEM THAT GOD LOVES THEM, TELL THEM AND SHOW THEM YOU LOVE THEM.

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Juliahna
13 years ago

My deep condolences to all who loved Taylor and Skyla into the friendship and sweetness of days they knew together, and for all who knew them in their caring community. This story is extraordinarily sad. Even more delicate care wished for the grandfather who found the bodies of these angels for his additional trauma.

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My condolences to the family and friends of these two precious girls.

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jean
13 years ago

I spent my childhood life in Osfuskee County and walked the same dirt roads to and from the local store and school house. My heart goes out to the families. This was once unthinkable in the rural area. I pray to God that whoever did this will pay, twice.

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Berni
13 years ago

I just read this on AOL news. What a terrible and unspeakable thing to happen to two wonderful girls who haven't even had a chance to experience much of life yet. May they rest in peace.

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Paul Novak
13 years ago

What a loss...

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jessy
13 years ago

Thats so sad what happend whoever did must be pretty messed up in the head.its so sad and im sorry for the loss.

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KELLY
13 years ago

ITS SO SAD THAT ANYONE COULD HURT CHILDREN GODS ANGELS ITS SO SAD

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Ann
13 years ago

To the families of Taylor Paschal-Placker and Skyla Whitaker. I was reading the AOL news when I saw this story. I am sickened by what I read. It makes no sense. My prayers go out to all of you. What beautiful girls. What a waste. May God be with all of you at this time. Ann from NY.

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Cyndi Lachance
13 years ago

This is the worst thing I have ever heard two innocent girls taken from their families. The perpetrators must be made to pay for this.

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Francine Turcott
13 years ago

PlusStill No Suspect in Murders of 2 Oklahoma GirlsStill No Suspect in Murders of 2 Oklahoma GirlsThe Associated PressOklahoma investigators have no suspects in the murders of two young girls but says the killer may be a local person. Authorities say the killings were in such a remote area it's not likely a stranger happened by. (June 10)[Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] The murders of 2 young girls have left residents of a small Oklahoma town puzzled.Taylor Paschal-Placker and her best friend Skyla Whitaker were found

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Francine Turcott
13 years ago