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Obituaries

March 16, 2013

Deaths 03.17.13

— LOCAL

BROWN, Leople, 86, died Friday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

BROWN, Retha, 80, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Oktaha Gospel Church, Oktaha, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

KIRK, Ray F., 70, State Farm Insurance agent, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PRICE, Tilda M., 91, waitress, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

RHODES, Martha Ann, 59, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Conerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SABIN, Billy Lee, 71, disabled, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WILLIAMS, Paul Clay III, 64, professional counselor, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

AREA

CHECOTAH — PRATER-SCOGGIN, Grace, 97, homemaker, died March 11. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — REYNOLDS, Verneda, 69, retired home health nurse, died Friday. Services noon Tuesday, Friendship Baptist, Porum, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — REYNOLDS, Gary Melton, 67, iron worker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

OKTAHA — MILLS, Donna Rae, 63, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WARNER — BREWER, Richard Loyd, 80, Merle Haggard bus driver, died Monday. Services 4 p.m. Tuesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

LOCAL TIES

HANNA — TOLBERT, Willo Dee, 83, trim carpenter, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Hanna Assembly Church, Hanna, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (formerly of Muskogee) — PARKER, Mildred B. “Millie,” 87, retired, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

OKMULGEE — LEDBETTER, Anita R., 76, waitress, died Friday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

STIGLER — RISENHOOVER, William (Bill), 84, coal miner, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Stigler United Pentecostal Holiness, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

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