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Obituaries

July 22, 2013

Deaths 07.23.13

— LOCAL

BLACKMON, Ruth Imogene, 86, retired licensed practical nurse, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORKNER, Norma Josephine “Jo,” 91, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HAYSLER, Edward Ross, 65, retired from Navy, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HUNT, Gloria Jean, 86, State Farm Insurance secretary, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEAVER, Amanda Ruth, 33, Department of Corrections, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BOLLING, Bill Sr., 86, retired resident agent in charge of the DEA, Saturday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Brush Hill Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WALKER, Ralph, 91, retired principal/pastor, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Calvary Baptist Church, Eufaula, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — REYNOLDS, Rudolph Floyd, 83, forklift driver, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Vivian Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — GIRDNER, Fern Virginia, 98, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Hulbert, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — ROMAIN, Jessica, 20, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — BEBOUT, Robert T. “Bud,” 84, lineman, died Sunday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — CRAWFORD, Peggy J., 85, real estate associate, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Marble City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HATFIELD, Deborah Sue, 64, library assistant, died Friday. Private family services, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — PONDS, Anna R., 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Jay Arthur, 42, Class A mechanic, died Saturday. Memorial service to be held at a later date, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WILSON, Richmond “Bill,” 100, engineer, died July 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

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