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Death Notices

February 24, 2014

Deaths 02.25.14

LOCAL

KING, Ishmael B., 61, master carpenter, died Feb. 19. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

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

PAGE, Jewel Lucille, 92, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

REED, Herman, 66, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

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

AREA

CHECOTAH — RHODES, James “Jim,” 71, cattle buyer, died Thursday. Private family service, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — LACKEY, Harold Gene, 81, retired Lackey’s Store owner, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

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

HASKELL — PENDERGRASS, Ronald W., 67, mechanical engineer, died Sunday. Services pending, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PEGGS — FOSTER, Martha Jo, 62, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — POWERS, Merl G., 89, educator, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WICKLIFFE, Jacqueline R., 68, college professor, died Friday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — CHOATE, Hazel M., 93, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — OGDEN, J.B. “Red,” 77, retired B and R Auto Shop owner, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LOCAL TIES

LAWTON — GREEN, Robert D., 34, prison counselor, died Feb. 12. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Paradise Valley Baptist Church, Lawton, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

PRYOR — SOWERS, Terry, 56, C & S Wrecker Co. owner, died Monday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

STILWELL — BILLINGS, Wilma J., 72, Stilwell School cafeteria manager, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — CHINNETH, L.C., 77, labor, died Monday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — HICKS, Christian B., 55, welder, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Floyd, 79, retired from Wilson Foods, died Friday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA – NORMAN, Lacoruso V., 61, store clerk, died Saturday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — THOMAS, Patricia A., 69, assembler, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

SERVICES TODAY

HOLMES, Annie R., 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

PAGE, Jewel Lucille, 2 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

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