, Muskogee, OK

July 11, 2013

Russell Edward McNew

1944 - 2013

— Russell Edward McNew, 69, of Tulsa, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Born March 16, 1944 in Oklahoma City, OK; son of the late Albert L. and Lottie P. (Hensley) McNew. He was a 1967 graduate of Oklahoma State University. Russell served in the US Army. He and Carol Ray Crane were married September 20, 1969. Russell was employed by Bovaird Supply Company, Midwestern Pipeline Services, Oklahoma Rig and Roughneck Supply Companies. He is survived by his wife, Carol; two daughters, Jennifer Buron and husband, Bill; Jill Birren and husband, Sean; grandchildren, Becka and Will Buron and Anna Birren; brother, Tom McNew and sister, Nancy Galyean. A Memorial Service will be held 11AM, Monday, July 15, 2013 in the Sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church. Contributions in his memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church. 

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