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Death Notices

March 23, 2013

Deaths 03.23.13

— LOCAL

CLARK, James O., 72, Bethany Presbyterian Church music director, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GIBSON, Elizabeth, died Friday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JAMES, Norman Leroy, 90, retired Arkhola Sand and Gravel Co., died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MACKEY, Cora Lou, 60, nurse, died Wednesday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fields Cemetery, Porum, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PARKS, Robert L., 85, retired janitorial worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WHITAKER, Christine Augusta, 89, Service Cab Co. dispatcher, died March 18. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2:30 p.m. Monday, Antioch Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

AREA

CHECOTAH — EUBANKS, Regina, 23, Eufaula Manor Nursing Home certified nurse assistant, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — YOUNG, Harvey, 82, minister, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church of Christ, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

OKAY — ASHLEY, Sheila Faye, 61, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Evergreen Cemetery, Gibson Station, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

TAHLEQUAH — GARRISON, Rose “Marie,” 88, food service worker, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GUESS, Gayleen C., 58, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LUNA, Vernie S., 76, ironworker, died Friday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — PERRY, Beatrice “Bea,” 85, former Wagoner Tribune owner and Travel Tours founder, died Wednesday. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SPECK, Aaron “Bud,” 72, warehouse parts manager, died March 11. Services 1 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — BRANSON, Pauline E., 86, grocery store clerk, died Tuesday. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

COWETA — JUNEAU, Dennis T., 54, cook, died March 20. Wake service 7 p.m. Tuesday, Newtown Methodist Church. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Newtown Methodist Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

MAPLE COMMUNITY — SHARP, Dakota Taylor, 18, welder, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Muldrow First Assembly of God Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — BARNETT, Joe Louis, 57, Okmulgee Public Schools educator, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Hawkins Cemetery, Hoffman, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKMULGEE — GREY, Raymond Foshee Sr., 91, retired Okmulgee Public Schools educator, died Tuesday. Rosary service 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Uganda Martyr’s Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — SALYER, Loyd L., 60, retired Beggs Public School maintenance supervisor, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

QUINTON — BURR, Bobby Lee Sr., 75, painter, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oak Leaf Room Quinton Chapel, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

SAPULPA — SPEARS, Willie Lee “Bill,” 73, plumber, died March 14. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

SPIRO — CLARK, Patricia Ann, 74, school teacher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

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