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Obituaries

May 10, 2012

Deaths 05.10.12

LOCAL

CARTER, Robert Vann “Bull,” 90, farmer/laborer, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Peters Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

AREA

CHECOTAH — COLLINS, Lena, 98, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HARTON, Leroy B., 81, Kansas City, Mo. Park and Recreation supervisor, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

FORT GIBSON — ELLIS, Sharon, 59, Harp’s Grocery Store employee, died Sunday. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. today, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

HULBERT — BROWN, Glen Joseph, 98, farmer/Wagoner Lumber employee, died Tuesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKAY — HUGGINS, Gary Edward, 55, pipe inspector, died May 4. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Bacone College Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WAGONER — FLEMING, C.R. “Poke,”  87, retired state employee, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WILLIS, Gary Lee, 62, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — YANCEY, Kerry Allen, 21, disabled, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gore, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

LOCAL TIES

EDINA, Minn. (formerly of Muskogee) — BREEDLOVE, Donald E., 64, musician, died Friday. Memorial service pending, Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, Edina, Minn.

FAIRLAND — CUNNINGHAM-SUMMERS, Mitchell “Mitch,” 32, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

STILWELL — STEVENS, Kevin Ray, 50, operations manager, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — WILLIAMS-SIMPSON, Carmen M., 51, day care worker, died April 27. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WESTVILLE — GRAHAM, Elizabeth Ann “Betty,” 66, Quality Assurance, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Landmark Missionary Baptist, Westville, Roberts Funeral Home, Westville.

WESTVILLE — JONES, Vera, died Wednesday. Services pending, Roberts Funeral Home, Westville.

SERVICES TODAY

COLLINS, Lena, 2 p.m., Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

CUNNINGHAM-SUMMERS, Mitchell “Mitch,” 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

UMBAUGH, Verdella June, 1 p.m., Cottonwood Cemetery, Muldrow. (Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow)

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