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Death Notices

March 23, 2014

Deaths 03.24.14

LOCAL

ANDIS, Letetia Lynn, 39, licensed practical nurse, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Abiding Life Fellowship, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CALVERT, Virgle T., 88, pastor, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Southeast Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

CRABTREE, Mae B., 82, sheet metal fabricator, died March 22. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

GOFF, Helen I., 89, bookkeeper/homemaker, died March 19. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Grace Episcopal Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HODGES, Eunice J., 79, homemaker, died March 18. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HUGHES, Deborah Sue, 62, retired RN-BSN, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ROBERTS, Eugene “Gene,” 87, purchasing manager for Coburn Optical, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavillion, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

STAGGS, Marsha L., 65, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

CANADIAN SHORES — TOLBERT, Timothy D., 56, carpenter, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mellette Cemetery, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt  Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — MURRAY, Don E., 77, General Motors automobile technician, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Hinton Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — OSBORNE, Melvin Jr. “Butch,” 69, pastor/sales representative, died March 17. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

PORUM — RASKEY, Terry, 74, died March 16. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Warner First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

STILWELL — LOCUST, Charles D., 57, assistant chief of United Keetowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cherokee Baptist Association Tabernacle, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWER, Candy Faye (Tennison), 62, Cherokee artist, died March 19. Services 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Reed Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GOURD, Melva Dean, 59, teachers’ assistant, died March 20. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Johnson Prairie Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — DUMOND, Lavern E., 70, retired from Prestolite and Walmart, died Thursday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — NODINE, Sammy J., 78, specialized warehouseman for Fansteel Co., died March 17. Services noon today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

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