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Obituaries

January 23, 2013

Deaths 01.23.13

LOCAL

ASHMAN, Marjorie Jean Niece, 85, homemaker, died Jan. 12. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa.

BROWN, Joe Charles, 85, iron worker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JONES, Paul, 96, retired city of Muskogee Water Department, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, New Hope Baptist, Johnson Funeral Home and Monument Co., Sperry.

LYONS, Jeffrey Jr., 42, labor, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Jan. 18. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Jan. 18. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

BRAGGS — RIGGS, Joan, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, Braggs, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DOMINIC, John F., 44, police officer, died Saturday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Wake service 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Little Coweta Indian Baptist Church, Lenna. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner of Chief & Palace Movie Theater & Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.n. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — WARD, Howard Dale, 74, recording artist, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

PARK HILL — MINTON, Dr. Larry Allen, 64, medical doctor, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TAHLEQUAH — COMBS, Cleo S., 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HALE, Rickey A., 59, Reasor’s employee, died Jan. 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VIND, Gerald H., 80, professor, died Jan. 11. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS — BUCHANAN, Christopher A., 26, McDonald’s worker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

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