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Death Notices

April 15, 2013

Deaths 04.16.13

— LOCAL

GRAY, John Robert, 89, pharmacist, died Sunday. Services 1:30 Friday, Rowsey Chapel, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

FORT GIBSON — SKILLESTAD, Lena Marie “Linda,” 79, office manager, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Millsap Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — SLINKER, Glen David, 66, retired from Fort Howard Paper Co., died Monday, Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First Nazarene Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARK HILL — MOSS, Charles, 65, supervisor in steel industry, died April 5. Service pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ESKRIDGE, Steve E., 72, bookkeeper, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — FOREMAN, Katherine, 72, U.S. Postal Service worker, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — OGDEN, Lawrence, 88, aircraft mechanic, died Sunday. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SPRIGGS, Billie Jewell, 80, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Wagoner, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WAGONER — WINN, Deborah I., 61, caregiver, died Sunday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — JONES, Orville “Skinny,” 82, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Assembly of God Church, Warner, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

WATTS — COOPER, Willodene Ross, 85, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

LOCAL TIES

KINTA — WEATHERS, Katherine, 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MULDROW — OVERMYER, Harold Wayne, 47, truck driver, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Akins Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — LAUB, Donald “Don,” 85, retired from Laub Sheet Metal Co., died Sunday. Rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday, McClendon Winters Chapel. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Anthony Catholic Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — LITTLEJOHN, Eunice, 73, retired from the government, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — McGLORIE, Steven, 19, died Friday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Okmulgee.

QUINTON — KING, Arnold Lester, 87, soil conservationist, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Palestine Community Church, Quinton, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

SALLISAW — KOHLER, Vernie Lee, 80, civil service, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Smith National Cemetery, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — WURST, Steven Ernest Sr., 70, self-employed carpenter, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Fairview Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STILWELL — KEMPEN, Mabel G., 92, store owner, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WICHITA, Kan. — JAMES, Harris, 66, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.

WICHITA, Kan. — JEFFREY, Thomas C., 80, died April 9. Wake 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Home Chapel. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.

SERVICES TODAY

FULTON, Thomas W. “Skip,” 11 a.m., East Shawnee Church of God. (Hibs Funeral Home)

RAGSDALE, Dorothy Mae, 2 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

WEATHERS, Katherine, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory Chapel. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

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