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Death Notices

June 7, 2013

Deaths 06.07.13

LOCAL

BOND, Richard James, 76, cosmetologist, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

COOK-DAVIS, Irena G. “Kat,” 91, retired Navy nurse, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

KIDDER, Margie E., 85, AT&T operator, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Crescent Valley Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PERKINS, Jeffrey Lamont, 51, mail service driver, died June 5. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

FORT GIBSON — LETT, Chalmer Darrell, 77, Owens-Illinois mouldmaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lawrence Street Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — STARK, the Rev. James J. Jr., Ph.D., 84, retired VA Regional Office counseling psychologist, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Muskogee First Church of the Nazarene, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GORE — JONES, Alvin Howard, 94, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Gore, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKAY — DeVAULT, David L., 76, retired aircraft mechanic, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — CORN, John, 66, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROBISON, Clarke Eugene, 91, General Motors lineman, died June 1. Services 5 p.m. Saturday, Wagoner Elks Lodge, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Betty Lu, 63, homemaker, died May 28. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

FRISCO, Texas (formerly of Tulsa) — FRENCH-DREW, Gwendolyn O., 65, Army/Air Force Exchange Services contract specialist, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — BENSON, Bobbye Gene, 78, retired U.S. Air Force, died May 25. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Checotah) — TRUSLEY, Oliver Jr., 83, retired City of Oklahoma City, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

RESTON, Va. (formerly of Fort Gibson) — HOGGARD-LAMB, Nina “Betty,” 66, public school teacher, died Tuesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

SALLISAW — CURRY, Barbara Jean, 71, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Drakestand Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — HOWARD, Vicki Lynn (Lane), 56, secretary, died Thursday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — KEYS, Fern, 76, domestic, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

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