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Obituaries

July 16, 2014

Deaths 07.16.14

LOCAL

ADKINS, Hubert Emmanuel, 86, construction superintendent for Barton Construction, died July 15. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Boynton Community Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc.

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Diane S., 67, died July 14. Family visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory. Future service in St. Paul, Minn., Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory.

ECHOLS, Gloria Jean, 72, medical secretary, died July 13. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Southeast Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FORD, Amanda Jane, 94, died July 14. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SAM, Mercedes Jones, 23, homemaker, died July 11. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Assembly of God Church, Hibbs Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — HOBBS, Wiley E., 91, retired, died July 14. Graveside service 2 p.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — THOMPSON, Lillian, 92, Avon representative, died July 11. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

HULBERT — MATTHEWS, Joshua, 34, laborer, died July 10. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver, Tahlequah.

OKAY — THORNBURG, Johnny Dean, 36, machine operator, died July 12. Graveside services 11 a.m. Friday, White Cemetery, Gore, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKTAHA — BOSTON, Belinda K., 56, Walmart employee, died July 6. Services 1:30 p.m. Saturday, First Freewill Baptist Church, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory.

WAGONER — SIMMONS, Charlene, 62, traffic manager, died June 17. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Wagoner Elks Lodge, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — PERRY, Frank D., 43, died July 9. Services 2 p.m. today, Vaught Cemetery, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — NASH, The Rev. Elijah, 79, farmer and retired salesman for Sears & Roebuck, died July 13. Visitation noon to 6 p.m., Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Okmulgee. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Saint Luke Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc., Okmulgee.

GANS — CARLIN, Jimmie Ray, 62, roofer, died July 12. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — DAVIDSON, Frederick R. “Fred,” 74, died July 14. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — O’DELL, Phyllis Jean “Jeanne” “P.J.,” 70, Creek Nation Casino Accounting, died July 12. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, Crosstown Pentecostal Holiness Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

VIAN — WRIGHT JR., Frederick Ray, 36, convenience store clerk, died July 12. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Vian Baptist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

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