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Death Notices

May 2, 2012

Deaths 05.03.12

LOCAL

FISHER, Minnie Ethel, 92, house parent, died Wednesday. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

HUCKABY, Barry Lee, 55, United States Postal Service, died April 27. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

RUSSELL, Paul, 86, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Christian Chapel Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SMITH, Lenard Sr., 85, Missouri Pacific Railroad conductor, died April 24. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

AREA

BRAGGS — ACKER, Richard Herman, 28, laborer, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenleaf Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CHECOTAH — THOMPSON, Allene, 84, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — COOK, Donald James “Tuney,” 81, construction company owner, died Monday. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

HULBERT — McCONNELL, Robert “Bob,” 77, food product manager, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, 29:11 Church, Tahlequah, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

PORUM — KEYLON, Eddie, 75, electrical specialist engineer, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

TAFT — BOWLER, Rev. Eugene Sr., 77, retired pastor, died April 25. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Cummings Cole Christian Methodist Episcopal, Taft. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TAHLEQUAH — GARDNER, Iva, 82, nurse aide, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SIEGEL, Lore, 79, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — UMMERTESKEE, Lela J., 58, Cherokee Nation registrar, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WEBBERS FALLS — SALLINGS, Reba “Cude,” 91, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Memorial Park Chapel, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — COTTON, John Alvin, 65, Chrysler Corporation inspector, died April 25. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Beggs, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

BEGGS — TOWNSELL, Clive Orie Jr., 82, cement finisher, died April 25. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Beggs, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

BIG CABIN — NIX, Case, infant son of Cody and Lesley Rainbolt-Nix, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

LEEDSVILLE, La. (formerly of Muskogee) — MITCHELL, Charlotte, 71, nurse, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MOORE — HAMLIN, Master Sergeant Larry E., 75, retired U.S. Air Force computer analyst, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — HOPKINS, Delores E., 91, retired elementary school teacher, died April 27. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — SYAS, Bertha, 73, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

SPIRO — PETERSON, Elizabeth (Korby) “Bette,” 62, carpenter, died Tuesday. Services to held at later date, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — JACKSON, Doyle L., 77, retired Tulsa Public Works employee, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — McINTOSH, Harvey Lee Jr., 64, retired City of Tulsa, died March 20. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. today, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SIMPSON, Carmen M., 51, day care worker, died April 27. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

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