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Death Notices

November 8, 2012

Deaths 11.09.12

LOCAL

BAREFOOT, Robert Dan, 49, Dickinson Theater manager, died Wednesday. Visitation only 5 to 8 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BLANKENSHIP, Gordon Scott, 89, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CHRISTOPHER, David Wayne Jr., 51, heavy equipment operator/evangelist, died Oct. 25. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

DILL, Edith, 76, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services noon Tuesday, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

DURANT, Rickie Lee, 51, maintenance worker, died Sunday. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

DYKES-STORY, Tress (Beckley) “Marie,” 88, retired educator, died Wednesday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

EVANS, Johnny Jasper, 79, retired carpenter, died Tuesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HARDRIDGE, Mildred Brown, 79, retired cook, died Nov. 2. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, New Zion Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

PONDEXTER, Jasper, 78, retired Tyson, died Nov. 2. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THOMPSON, Esther Jean, 88, antique dealer, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Epworth United Methodist Church, Oklahoma City, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TURNEY, William “Bill,” 89, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BIVINS, Dortha L., 84, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Assembly of God, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — COULTER, Charles, 76, rancher/farmer, died Nov. 3. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Garrett Family Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

TAHLEQUAH — HARLOW, Myrtle J., 77, social services site manger, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JENKINS, Barbara Jo, 76, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ANDERSON, Johnny Earl, 64, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JUBERG, Marvin “Gene,” 83, aeronautical engineer, died Nov. 2. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

WARNER — SALLEE, Peggy S., 76, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Warner First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

LOCAL TIES

EDMOND (formerly of Muskogee) — ALEXANDER, Adrian Jamal “A.J.” 24, laborer, died Oct. 28. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Faith Deliverance Christian Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — RILA, Anthony Joseph “Tony,” 66, died Oct. 26. Services 10 a.m. today, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

NORMAN (formerly of Stigler) — RUSSELL, Irene, 97, retired secretary, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

ROGERS, Ark. — PROPHET, Billy Bob, 71, carpenter/U.S. Air Force veteran, died Wednesday. Services noon Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Epting Funeral Home, Bentonville, Ark.

SAPULPA — LLOYD, Donna Jean, 74, retired AT&T engineering assistant, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

SPIRO — HENDRIX, James, 56, disabled, died Tuesday. No services planned, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SPIRO — STANKEWITZ, Rick, 58, self-employed, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Spiro High School Multipurpose Facility, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — DUNN, Deyon’ta Eugene, 20, laborer, died Nov. 2. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Evangelistic Church Sanctuary, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — JONES, Tommie Jean Clark, 76, retired Tulsa Public School educator, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LAWS, Bettye, 70, Tulsa Tech Center human resource department, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Okmulgee) — MANNING, Wyina Lee (Williams), 77, domestic technician, died Tuesday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Beggs City Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — THOMAS, Alonzo, 82, retired Oklahoma Steel grinder, died Nov. 1. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Morning Star Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel. Tulsa.

TULSA — WHITE, Elvernon Leroy Jr., 42, died Tuesday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Wake service 6 to 8 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services Saturday, World Won for Christ, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — BIGGERSTAFF, Terry Charles, 40, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Box Cemetery, Vian, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WICHITA, Kan. — JUNIUS, Brenda Lee, 52, died Nov. 1. Services 11 a.m. today, Madison Avenue Church of Christ, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — TULLIS, Kathy Ann, 59, died Nov. 3. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Community Baptist Church, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

SERVICES TODAY

BIGGERSTAFF, Terry Charles, 2 p.m., Box Cemetery, Vian. (Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

EVANS, Carol Gean, 10 a.m., Victory Worship. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro)

HENDRIX, Virginia “Maxine,” 2 p.m., Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell. (Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell)

MULLINS, John Samuel, 1:30 p.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

RILA, Anthony Joseph “Tony,” 10 a.m., Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

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