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Obituaries

October 3, 2013

Deaths 10.04.13

LOCAL

BOYLES, Billy Gene, 75, carpenter, died Sept. 26. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CRAIN, Michael W. Sr., 58, heavy equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GREEN, Anita M., 88, retired insurance clerk, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Richard, 83, Corning Glass, died Sept. 28. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOWELL, Delane, 78, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LEWIS, Jane Anne, 67, culinary artist, died Thursday. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home. Services 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

LONG, Martha Louise, 55, legal instrument examiner, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MASSEY, Theda G., 83, retired, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cox-Fears Chapel, Pocahontas, Ark., Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PURDIN, Thomas Allen Sr., 67, counselor, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

ROSE, Eugene, 77, truck driver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Warner Memorial Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STRATFORD, Rosetta Bills, 62, Muskogee Regional Medical Center pediatric nurse, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Ragsdale Chapel of Respect, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

TATUM, Margaret Ann, 68, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Cornerstone Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BARKER, Aaron, 48, auto mechanic/minister, died Thursday. Services 5 p.m. Saturday, Abundant Life Church, Council Hill, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — KILLBLANE, Douglas “Doug,” 56, retired Marine, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — STACH, George M., 56, construction, died Sept. 24. Services 2 p.m. today, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — CAREY, Norman, 66, mechanic, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MORETON, Sally, 96, bank teller, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — PRESLEY, Deborah Ann, 62, housewife, died Sept. 27. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Beginnings Outreach, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TROUT, Sharon Sue, 69, barber, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — MOORE, Dennis E., 58, retired construction worker, died Monday. Memorial service conducted by family 1 p.m. Saturday, Dale and Hannah Shanks home, Webbers Falls. Cremation under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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