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Death Notices

July 18, 2012

Deaths 7.19.12

— LOCAL

FISHBURN, Franklin John, 90, veterinarian, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MONTGOMERY, Joyce M., 93, retired teacher, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PIERCE, Nita Patricia, 46, Animal Control officer/Muskogee Police Department reserve, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

AREA

CHECOTAH — GIBSON, Willie F., 56, truck driver, died July 11. Services 10 a.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — RAINES, Pearl, 79, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — ALEXANDER ZACHARY, Evelyn S., 80, florist/Avon lady, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HITCHITA — STREET, Mary Louise, 64, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Grave Creek Baptist Church, Hitchita, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

TAHLEQUAH — FORK, Lois M., 93, missionary, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GREEN, Wilma P., 79, retired district education secretary, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HARDT, Clara, 101, entrepreneur, died Tuesday. Services in Chicago, Ill., Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LANNING, Eva, 99, housekeeper, died Monday. Services in Rochester, Mich., Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LONE, Georgia “Renee,” 53, habilitation training specialist, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WELLING — BRIGHT, Lucille J., 92, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dykes Mortuary, Walsh, Colo., Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

LOCAL TIES

KEOTA — PALMER, J.C., 88, cattle rancher, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Keota City Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

QUINTON — RITZ, Donald Charles, 94, retired electrician, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

STIGLER — BEAN, Alan Lee, 39, cook, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

STILWELL — CHEROMIAH, Janice Renee, 47, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, New Life Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — MERCHANT, Ben James, infant, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fourkiller Cemetery, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — FOX, Will Henry, 80, retired bus driver, died July 10. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Friday, New Life Outreach Ministries, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MORRIS, Thelma Ree, 83, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Centennial Baptist Church, Sand Springs, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — TOWNSEND, Carole D., 68, certified nurse’s assistant, died Sunday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WILLIS, Frank Sr., 99, construction worker, died July 14. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Crown Hill Chapel, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — CAMARILLO, Delores, 54, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

SERVICES TODAY

BEAN, Alan Lee, 1 p.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

GIBSON, Willie F., 10 a.m., Checotah Funeral Service Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

LEE, Jeffery Alan, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

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