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Death Notices

November 15, 2011

Deaths 11.16.11

— LOCAL

GRAGG, Alice Frankie Keeler (Huggins), 91, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

KENNEDY, Laney S., 61, retired telecommunications tech, died Tuesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PAXSON, Robert T. Jr., 72, grocery store produce manager, died Nov. 10. Services 3 p.m. Thursday, Rest Haven Cemetery, Shenandoah, Va., Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WILLIAMS, John Albert, 72, attorney, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Seventh Day Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — RUSSELL, Rebecca J. “Becky,” 42, nurse, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — STRONG, Floyd, 59, died Saturday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

GORE — BENNETT, Gleason “Honk,” 71, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Lighthouse Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of God, Gore, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HASKELL — GRIFFITH, Jerry R., 74, retired Army Colonel, died Nov. 9. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Haskell First Baptist Church, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

HULBERT — LEE, Lora, 91, custodian, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FOSTER, Ralph E., 84, retired Northeastern State University professor, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TOWIE, Juanita H., 70, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2:30 p.m. today, Towie Cemetery, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BUHRMAN, Richard Cleveland, 75, carpenter, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — LOOSEN, Julius, 85, pool builder and business owner, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

LOCAL TIES

CHANDLER (formerly of Wagoner) — DUGGER, Lana Coleen, 71, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LEWISVILLE, Texas — JUREWICZ, Loraine Johnson, 78, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Millsap Funeral Chapel, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (formerly of Sallisaw) — WIDENER, Alta Bernice, 73, secretary, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Agent Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — REAVIS, Wanda V., 84, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — BURNETT, Erwin Norris, 55, Cleaning Personnel supervisor, died Sunday. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel, Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Crown Hill Cemetery, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LOVE, Gwendolyn, 46, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — POLK-ROBINSON, Monica Marie, 64, city of Tulsa mechanic, died  Nov. 11. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel, Services 2 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — SCOTT, 1st Sgt. Robert L., 65, army/teacher, died Monday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — TOLIVER, Elvia M., 101, self-employed, died Monday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

SERVICES TODAY

DAUGHERTY, Gene, 2 p.m., Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell. (Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell)

GARRIOTT, Theda V., 1 p.m., Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

GRAGG, Frankie Alice Keeler (Huggins), 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

LAMB, Willis Garland Jr., 2 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

OWENS, Richard A., 10 a.m., Freewater Baptist Church, Stilwell. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

REAVIS, Wanda V., 2 p.m., R.E. Shearwood  Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

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