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Death Notices

November 14, 2011

Deaths 11.15.11

— LOCAL

CARMAN, Jane Vernell, 72, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church Sanctuary, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CARTER, Beatrice “Big Mama,” 94, retired domestic technician, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

CARTER, Wilburn Ira “Wib,” 74, contractor, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAGG, Alice Frankie Keeler (Huggins), 91, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HARDRIDGE, Earnest Jr., 60, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PAXSON, Robert T. Jr., 72, grocery store produce manager, died Nov. 10. Services 3 p.m. Thursday, Rest Haven Cemetery, Shenandoah, Va., Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STRETCH, Jerry Ray, 76, mechanic, died Saturday. Private family service, Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa.

VAN GORDON, Thomas Justin Jr., 59, disabled, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WILLIAMS, John Albert, 72, attorney, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Seventh Day Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

GORE — ENGLEMAN, Debra, 52, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Elm Grove Cemetery, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

TAFT — YATES, Virgil Lee, 62, Miller Truck Lines truck driver, died Nov. 7. Services 1 p.m. today, Taft Resource Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

TAHLEQUAH — FOSTER, Ralph E., 84, retired Northeastern State University professor, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LEE, Lora, 91, custodian, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TOWIE, Juanita H., 70, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Towie Cemetery, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BUHRMAN, Richard C., 75, carpenter, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GARRIOTT, Theda V., 81, homemaker, died Nov. 9. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark., Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HOOKS, Mitchell Jr. “Big Mitch,” 47, laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

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