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Obituaries

June 12, 2013

Deaths 06.12.13

LOCAL

MIKELSON, John Lyal, 83, retired state highway department, died June 8. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PERKINS, Jeffrey Lamont, 51, mail service driver, died June 4. Services 10 a.m. today, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SELF, John E., 69, forklift mechanic, died June 7. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THATCHER, Frances I., 83, retired Brockway Glass, died Monday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

THORNTON, Bill Allen, 79, law enforcement, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

HULBERT — MATHIS, Darryl, 81, mechanic, died Tuesday. Services 6 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WAITS, Michael Craig, 32, powerline construction, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WAGONER — DOUGHERTY, Fannie Mae, 78, home care provider, died Saturday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — ALLEN, William Bruce, 65, retired Air Force, died Tuesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

QUINTON — ETCHISON, Nathan Yancy, 95, heavy equipment operator, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Quinton First Baptist Church, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

ROLAND — BARNES, Jack Robert, 86, retired car inspector, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Roland, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

STILWELL — ADAIR, Jim Russell, 69, rancher, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TECUMSEH — WILLIS, Roy A., 65, retired U.S. Army, died Sunday. Services 3 p.m. today, Bethel Hill United Methodist Church, Battiest, Brumley Funeral Home, Broken Bow.

WICHITA, Kan. — CHAPLIN, Dorothy, 74, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

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