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Death Notices

February 7, 2014

Deaths 02.08.14

LOCAL

BRANDT, Jewell, 93, died Feb. 3. Rosary service 7 p.m. Sunday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

DILL, Alex Jr., 87, retired Love Bottling/rancher, died Feb. 6. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

FOWLER, Christene, 81, secretary, died Thursday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Ash Street Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

GROSS, Earlie Lee, 73, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Saint Mark Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McELMURRY, Mitchell Leon, 61, teacher/coach, died Jan. 30. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WRIGHT, Virginia Ann, 84, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

EUFAULA — WATKINS, Harold Lee, 77, farmer/oilfield, died Thursday. Visitation noon to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — MARTIN, David Ronald, 65, maintenance supervisor, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FORT GIBSON — SHACKELFORD ALLEN, Barbara June, 91, medical secretary, died Jan. 28. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — SPEER, David Lee, 28, construction, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

HULBERT — BUFORD, Dalton John, 82, carpenter, died Thursday. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKTAHA — HAGEN, Betty Louise, 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — HENRY, Clara “Bea,” 88, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Wheatland, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — BROOKSHIRE, Marjorie B., 86, bookkeeper, died Tuesday. Private family services at a later date, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PORTELLO, Dennis Michael, 72, can manufacturing plant manager, died Dec. 22. Services 1 p.m. today, First Christian Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WELLING — HENDERSON, James “Jim,” 66, councilor, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Sequoyah High School Gymnasium, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

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