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Obituaries

July 17, 2013

Deaths 07.18.13

— LOCAL

BLACK, Curtis, 76, Zapata Industries maintenance supervisor, died July 12. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Muskogee Civic Center, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CLARK, Stanley A., 75, retired bank examiner, died Sunday. Committal service 1 p.m. today, Pinecrest Cemetery, Alexander, Ark. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GILFILLAN, Anna Marie, 56, certified nurses assistant, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Christian Chapel Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SARGENT, Elizabeth “Betty,” 84, retired office manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

BRAGGS — CORDELL, Donald Dwayne Sr., 72, died Tuesday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

CHECOTAH — MURRAY, Loyde, 65, retired carman/Rock Island Railroad foreman, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Shady Grove Church, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MILLER, Michael Richard III, 84, American Airlines, died July 12. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — ROLLAND, Donald Lee “Donkey,” 78, heavy-equipment operator, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

HULBERT — GOURD, Russell B., 49, construction worker, died Friday. Services 6 p.m. today, Keener Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKAY — ELSEY, John Richard Jr., 44, adolescent counselor, died Monday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PORUM — BAIZE, Cortney, 31, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Assembly, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

PORUM LANDING — MORGAN, Jack, 81, retired OG&E construction lineman, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

TAHLEQUAH — FERGUSON, James R., 60, truck driver, died July 6. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, W.M. “Odis,” 91, retired laundry worker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WEBSTER, Emma J., 86, retired Cherokee Nation, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — HALL, Freddie “Teddy,” 59, registered nurse, died July 13. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Destiny Family Church, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

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