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Death Notices

December 23, 2013

Deaths 12.24.13

LOCAL

HAYS, Dorothy D., 93, died Dec. 17. Services 1 p.m. Jan. 7, First Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Helen Dorothy, 92, school teacher, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — GOMEZ, Glennis, 49, convenience store/assistant manager, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SMITH, John Alfred, 77, newspaper press operator, died Dec. 16. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA/CHECOTAH — BAXTER, John Patrick, 50, truck driver, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Lighthouse Christian Center, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — FORD, Robert Kelly, 50, student, died Sunday. Services noon Friday, First Freewill Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee

OKAY — WESTBROOK, William Donald “Donnie,” 65, retired UPS driver, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Triplett Cemetery, Eufaula, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — HICKS, Della M., 81, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — NICHOLAS, Ernest, 83, retired from American Airlines, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PORTELLO, Dennis Michael, 72, can manufacturing plant manager, died Sunday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

FORT COFFEE — REYNOLDS, Doris, 65, Whirlpool worker,  died Sunday. Services noon Friday, Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, Fort Coffee, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

KEOTA — PUGH, Loretta, 57, health care provider, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Unity Baptist Church, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

KINTA — PALMER, Nicola, 42, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

JAY — McARTHUR, Douglas  M., 70, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SALLISAW — BALL, Columbus, 89, Holley Carburetor lineworker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — PETREE, Donald Lee, 60, Sallisaw municipal employee, died Sunday. Services 9 a.m. today, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — CROISANT, Shirley H., 91, administrative assistant, died Dec. 20. Services 11 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TULSA — CURRY, Lenora Marie, 80, homemaker, died Dec. 16. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — HALE, Willie L., 88, housekeeper, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — LOTT, Elizabeth J., 77, retired, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

SERVICES TODAY

HILL, Helen Dorothy, 10 a.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

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