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Obituaries

January 8, 2014

Deaths 01.09.14

LOCAL

BREWSTER, Doenye Elaine, 80, dress shop owner, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EDGMON, Patsy Denise, 59, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MADISON, John Christopher “Chris,” 42, musician, died Jan. 3. Rosary service 7 p.m. today, Foster’s Ivory Chapel. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

McGEE, Luisa Esperanza, 58, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PATTERSON, Marjorie Taylor, 95, homemaker, died Dec. 28. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEVENSON, Morris E., 93, retired from Griffin Grocery, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WALKER, Ruby M., 93, house cleaner, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WILLERTON, Cletus R., 72, farmer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Haskell Cemetery, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

AREA

CHECOTAH — ELLIS, Juanita Marie, 89, retired, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — FIELD, Minnie Ruth, 90, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MOSS, Mirl, 97, farmer, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

EUFAULA – RICE, Sophia, 52, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Little Coweta Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — TURNER, Robert Ellis, 79, auto technician, died Dec. 26. Services 2 p.m. today, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

GORE — TOUSSAINT, Preston Edward Jr., 57, truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKAY — LILES, Odie Lee, 85, retired from Veterans Administration Food Service, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKTAHA — FRITZ, Ervin Coleman, 79, Pentecostal minister, died Monday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Friday, East Shawnee Church of God, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

PORTER — SMITH, Melanie Jane, 51, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — FERGUSON, Fred Don, 68, Shady Grove School superintendent, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LINVICK, Dennis, 59, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JONES, “Sue,” 66, retired Sequoyah State Park employee, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Jan. 18, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — OLIVER, Trace A., 16, student, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAINWRIGHT — O’BANION, Patrick M., 17, student, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Wainwright Assembly of God, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

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