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Death Notices

March 16, 2014

Deaths 03.17.14

LOCAL

BEAN, JoAnne, 78, travel agent, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BISHOP, Eileen, 87, retired from U.S. Attorney’s Office, died Thursday. Services noon Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

COOKSON, Spc. Cody Levi, 23, scout, died March 8. Services 10 a.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

DILLON, Bruce Charles, 43, janitor, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FEE, Magolee, 89, retired nurse, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GALLAGHER, Ellie, 93, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Greenhill Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

HOWE, Harvel D. “Wayne,” 83, retired from Acme Engineering, died March 11. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Christian Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

POLSLEY-HINSLEY, Dianne L., 75, bookkeeper, died March 11. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

AREA

CHECOTAH — KERNELL, Lavonta Ione, 88, retired bookkeeper, died Thursday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MORRIS, Linda, 52, ICU tech monitor, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — WILLIAMSON, Bobby, 58, H&R Block tax preparer, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

COUNCIL HILL — DAVIS, Edna May, 100, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — BRADLEY, JoAnn, 78, waitress, died Thursday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — FRAZIER, Ron W., 74, electrical contractor for Rondo Electric of Oklahoma City, died Jan. 17. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — KIRKPATRICK, A.R., 88, supervisor at canning plant, died March 13. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Bower Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — McFARLAND, Doris Jean, 72, licensed practical nurse, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 3 p.m. Tuesday, Lenna Baptist Church, Hunn, Black & Merritt  Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — NIXON, Beauton Carel, 79, bartender, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Moore Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HASKELL — COKER, Loyal D., 77, welder, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Haskell Cemetery, Dowdy Funeral Home.

PORUM — TAYLOR, James Robert, 45, carpenter, died Sunday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler.

PORUM LANDING — MURPHY, Margaret Lorene, 91, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — BOLINGER, Grace, 83, homemaker, died Thursday. No services scheduled, King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — COWART, Bobbi, 64, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HOLBROOK, Gary, 65, purchasing agent, died March 11. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COOPER, Gary K., “Buddy,” 79, retired Continental Industries machinist, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

WAGONER — SELF, James D. “Jim,” 74, owner of Self’s Coney Island Restaurant, died Friday. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — RICHARDSON, Barbara Ann, 78, newspaper operator, died March 10. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

WEBBERS FALLS — ADAMS, Dorthy Elizabeth, 91, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Pope Chapel Cemetery, Webbers Falls, King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler.

WEBBERS FALLS — CARTER, Jimmy L., 74, died Saturday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

WELLING — WILLIS, Naomi E., 77, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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