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Obituaries

June 17, 2014

Deaths 06.18.14

— LOCAL

GASTON, Houston, 74, retired truck driver, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Rayfield Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

HOLLIS, Jimmy Dale, 68, retired mechanical draftsman, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STEWART, Sylvester D. Jr., 81, chef/owner Stewart’s Drive In, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

AREA

CHECOTAH – HOGGARD, Eva C., 57, housewife, died Monday. Family memorial service at a later date, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — YOUNG, Leota R., 87, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — JOHNSON, Donna K., 56, Norwood Elementary School teacher’s aide, died Sunday. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, New Life Center, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GORE — SPRADLING, Bobby Ray, 72, died Monday. Services 3 p.m. Friday, Millsap Funeral Chapel, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

PARK HILL — HUTCHINSON, Todd, 22, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GRIFFIN, Cathleen C., 61, Cherokee Nation food distribution manager, died June 12. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WELCH, Michael D., 54, Wal-Mart customer service, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BOLLINGER, Tommy Ray, 61, oil and pipe industry manager, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Church of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HARP, Mabel B., 98, secretary, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — JOHNSON, Jo Ellen, 75, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BEGGS — JONES, Antonia Shana “Toni,” 31, direct care aid, died June 7. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church South, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — GREB, William “Bill,” 63, Whirlpool supervisor, died Monday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

MULDROW — COUGHRAN, Floyd Calvin, 82, retired Baldor, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Roland Pentecostal Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — BROWN, Reverend Andrew L., 90, retired U.S. Postal Service, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, St. Matthew Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — WEST, Mary Frances, 59, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

PRYOR — BOYCE, Richard E. Sr., 61, sales associate, died Friday. Services 3 p.m. Thursday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

STILWELL — ADKINS, Billy J., 87, died Tuesday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

VIAN — PRUITT, William Howard, 83, Tenkiller State Park maintenance, died Monday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WEWOKA — THOMAS, Eula Faye Wilson, 95, homemaker, died June 11. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Boley Chapel. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Wewoka , Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Boley Chapel.

SERVICES TODAY

YOUNG, Leota, 1 p.m., Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

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