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Obituaries

October 29, 2012

Deaths 10.30.12

— LOCAL

CHRISTOPHER, David Wayne, 51, heavy equipment operator, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

RHODES, Donald Kermit, 65, service tech lithograph, died Oct. 24. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Kennard-Kennard Funeral & Cremation, Broken Arrow.

WILLIAMS, Buster, 89, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — NEWTON, Jess, 93, retired equipment operator/farmer, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Assembly of God, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — McINTOSH, Kaniah Jean, teacher, 79, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HITCHITA — YOCHAM, Donald D., 80, oilfield drilling consultant, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

PORTER — GALLIERS, Maxine, 47, certified nurse aide, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — LANDAVERDE, Juvenal, 87, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — BUSE, John R., 89, retired from Halliburton, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WAGONER — McCLARRINON, Gladys R., 92, retired All State Steel Erectors vice president, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BOKOSHE — VINCENT, LaTona Lynn, 57, Spiro State Bank, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Old Bokoshe Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Checotah) — TRUSLEY, Gloria “Susie,” 82, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

STIGLER — MOUSER, Bobby Don, 71, retired Wonder Bread salesman, died Monday. Services pending, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

TULSA — GARNER, Margaret J. Petit, 76, retired school teacher, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Tulsa.

TULSA — IVEY, Rosia Lee, 87, retired domestic technician, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Tulsa.

TULSA — WATSON, Reginald, 83, retired maintenance supervisor for McDonnell-Douglas, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Tulsa.

WICHITA — SIMPSON, Kelvin, 46, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, KS.

SERVICES TODAY

MITCHELL, Bob Gunter, 2 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

WILLIAMS, Buster, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

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