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Obituaries

October 8, 2012

Deaths 10.9.12

— LOCAL

HUGHES, Robert “Buzz,” 44, ACME Engineering, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — LOFTIN, Brenda Jean, 56, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MOORE, Joan N., 79, retired, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — PAYNE, Dr. Maurice, 78, physician, died Sept. 28 in Greece. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — ROBERTSON, Kenneth “Waldo,” 87, retired District 1 Commissioner for McIntosh County, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — MORTENSEN, Jillian Faith, 4, student, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lighthouse Christian Center, Hunn, Black and Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA/CHECOTAH — KINDRICK, Floyd, 84, aircraft mechanic at Tinker Air Force Base, died Sept. 30. Services 10 a.m.. Saturday, VFW Post 8798, Eufaula, Hunn Black and Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory Service, Eufaula.

EUFAULA/TAHLEQUAH — STEVENS, Melvina (Tounwin,) 80, licensed practical nurse, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black and Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — HENSHAW, Zachary A., 31, laborer, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HULBERT — LEE, Carl, 76, welder/rancher/cowboy, died Oct. 1. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — OWEN, Edgle “Ben,” 84, counselor, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GREENAWAY, Ron W., 70, salesman, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER – WILSON, Juanita May, 80, educator, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Muskogee, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — CAVINESS, Chester G., 74, truck driver, died Oct. 1. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — GRAYSON, Doris Bernice, 80, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Crossroads Baptist Church of Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.

OKMULGEE — WOODFIELD, Robert “Bob,” 75, property manager for Vanco Enterprises, died Saturday. Wake, 7 p.m. Thursday, McClendon-Winters Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Friday, McClendon-Winters Chapel.

SPIRO — SMITH, Mildred, 93, laborer, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — KATES, Mary Helen (Brigance,) 83, retired school teacher, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel – Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory.

TULSA — CRINER, Arlene (Rea,) 84, retired park director, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, West Liberty Cemetery, Enterprise, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Stigler.

YUKON (formerly of Tahlequah) – MANKILLER, Richard, 61, Xerox technician, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SERVICES TODAY

CAVINESS, Chester G., 74, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Green Country Funeral Home)  

HENSHAW, Zachary A., 2 p.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

JENKINS, Robert “Blacky,” 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

MOORE, Joan N., 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Checotah (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

OWEN, Edgle “Ben,” 1 p.m. Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

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