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Obituaries

July 30, 2013

Deaths 07.30.13

— LOCAL

CULLEN, Ruby D., 88, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HOWARD, Wilma Dean, 79, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Porum Assembly of God Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MAHONE, Lester Raynard “L.J.,” 24, Ad Tech data processor, died July 23. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MURRAY, Betty T., 91, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PAIGE, Valter W., 80, Teel Laundry, died July 26. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PHILLIPS, Anne, 89, retired VA Regional Office, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SHIRLEY, Elvira Annie, 90, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TRAHAN, John Clyde Jr., 65, truck driver, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

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CHECOTAH — DUVALL, Junior, 81, retired smelter worker, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HERNDON, Connie, 81, retired welder, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — HUMPHREY, Nancy, 75, administrative secretary, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — COULTER, Ernest Eugene, 82, retired Corning Glass worker, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

FORT GIBSON — STOUT, Clyde, 79, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

GORE — LEWIS, David D., 50, carpenter, died July 23. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HULBERT — COCHRAN, Roger Dean, 64, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HULBERT — DAVIS, Joyce, 78, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM — BENTON-GIRTY, Billie Jean, 74, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cramp Cemetery, Porum, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — ELLINGTON, Nina, 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — HAMMOND, Evelyn J., 89, sales associate, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — DRAKE, Bonnie Sue, 69, Bonnie’s Flowers owner, died Friday. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GRANT, Rebecca Louise “Becky,” 53, homemaker, died July 25. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Sandtown Cemetery, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SPILLERS, Richard “Dick,” 69, certified public accountant, died Saturday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WELLING — BOHLANDER, Troy W. Jr., 35, carpenter, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WELLING — GIRDNER, Rick, 46, TPWA Water Department foreman, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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