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Obituaries

January 28, 2013

Deaths 01.29.13

— LOCAL

BELL, Angela Kay, 38, VA Regional Office senior claims examiner, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BROWN, Cecil Etson Sr., 83, laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.

COPE, Frances, 90, retired, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ESCOE JONES, Grace Goldie, 92, piano teacher, died Sunday. Wake service 6 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Butler Creek Indian Baptist Church, Oktaha, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HORNBARGER, Rayburn L., 88, retired Veterans Administration, died Saturday. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

REICH, Seaborn L., 94, retired Katy Railroad, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEELY, Billy Ray, 81, U.S. Marshal Service, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAYLOR, Billy W., 83, retired Corning Glass employee, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

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CHECOTAH — BRANSCUM, Darin, 44, W.G. Produce truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — ANSON, Clayton A., 92, retired, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DYKES, Catherine Ann, 70, homemaker, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — HODGES, Shirl Lee, 56, accountant/real estate, died Sunday. Cremation under the direction of Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.  

OKTAHA — THOMAS, William, 68, retired crane operator, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM — ALEXANDER, Willie D., 82, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — JOHN, Gwin H., 75, retired Oklahoma Natural Gas supervisor, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MORGAN, Randall E., 85, former Morgan’s Bakery owner, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — McLAUGHLIN, Julie Anne, 65, retired Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Jan. 25. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Calvary Baptist Church, Tishomingo, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WALKER, Elder Larry, 63, minister, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

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