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Death Notices

February 25, 2014

Deaths 02.26.14

LOCAL

McLAUGHLIN, Raymond T. “Mac,” 69, retired Navy, died Feb. 20. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MORRIS, Cecil Wilbert III, 57, died Feb. 17. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

SMOTTS, Opal Virginia, 93, retired, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WRIGHT, J.C. III, 60, investor, died Feb. 20. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

FORT GIBSON — HOLT, Russell A., 52, retired, died Thursday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

HASKELL — HALLUM, James A., 85, carpet layer, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Central Church of Christ, Haskell, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

HASKELL — PENDERGRASS, Ronald W., 67, mechanic engineer, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PEGGS — FOSTER, Martha Jo, 62, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — POWERS, Merl, 89, school teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WICKLIFFE, Jacqueline R., 68, college professor, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — OGDEN, J.B. “Red,” 77, retired automotive shop owner, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LOCAL TIES

PROCTOR — OWENS, Jimmy, 67, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PRYOR — SOWERS, Terry, 56, C & S Wrecker owner, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Open Door Full Gospel Church, Pryor, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

STIGLER — PERKINS, Connie Joyce (Hayes), 56, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Tamaha Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TULSA — CHINNETH, L.C., 77, labor, died Monday. Private family services, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — CHOATE, Hazel M., 93, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Sheridan Road Baptist Church, Tulsa, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TULSA — HICKS, Christian B., 55, welder, died Feb. 21. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services noon Friday, Full Gospel Family Outreach Ministries, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Floyd, 79, meat processor, died Feb. 21. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services noon Saturday, All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — NORMAN, Lacoruso V., 61, store clerk, died Saturday. Private family services, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SIMMONS, Alvin Douglas, 61, cook, died Feb. 21. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Victory Christian Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — THOMAS, Patricia A., 69, assembler, died Friday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — PARKS, Sharon Kay, 51, kitchen manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Vian Baptist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

VIAN — RIDGEWAY, Robert William, 90, self-employed, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Blackgum, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

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