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Obituaries

April 23, 2012

Deaths 04.24.12

LOCAL

BELL, Jeremy Daniel, 37, laborer, died April 6. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Street Baptist Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

BOWDEN, Florene Francis, 91, Muskogee County Health Department health care worker, died Monday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

DAVIS, David Lee, 65, disabled, died Monday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.

EDGMON, Doyle R., 82, retired Pepsi Cola, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SMITH, Edward Wallace, 67, proprietor/advertising, died Friday. No services planned, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

UPTON, Dorothy C., 81, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEBER, Cecil Vaughn, 84, machinist, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WESTBROOK, Wilma “Mama,” 78, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Greenhill Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WHITE, Helen (Anderson), 85, died Wednesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WRIGHT, Wanda, 80, retired Bakersfield, Calif., school system, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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CHECOTAH – CHILDRESS, Silas, 81, machinist, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — MAY, Frances O., 91, teacher, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

GORE — DONELSON, Nellie “Wildcat,” 86, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Hughart Cemetery, Braggs, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PORUM — ALVAREZ, Betty Jean, 87, died April 14. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

PORUM — OWENS, Richard James Sr., 70, retired Stark Brothers Nursery, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fields Cemetery, Porum, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — NOTTINGHAM, Charlie, 89, West Side Skelly Station owner, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ROBBINS, Joel, 87, minister, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, Mildred, 77, Cherokee Nation employee, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COWAN, Patti (Blue), 67, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — ODOM, Cherry, 96, teacher, died Sunday. Visitation 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, JoAnna Odom Etchison home. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner. Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WELLING — KETCHER, Sandra, 62, Lt. Col. U.S. Public Health Services, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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