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Obituaries

July 5, 2013

Deaths 07.06.13

LOCAL

LAWHORN, Leona Joyce, 70, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, New Hope Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WHITTEN, Betty L., 86, retired, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Central Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

AREA

CHECOTAH — HAMMONTREE, Paulette, 59, retired Head Start teacher, died June 21. Services 10 a.m. today, Checotah Church of Christ, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

GORE — McFARLAND, Jackie N., 76, carpenter, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Masena Holiness Church, Tahlequah, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

WAGONER — CANTRELL, Vada, 82, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HILL, Vickie Lynn, 53, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

ARKOMA — GRINSTEAD, John Ritchie, 53, general laborer, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mitchell Cemetery, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — MOORE, Frank M., 87, glass worker, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Tahlequah City Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — RUSSELL, Roberta ViAnn, 46, Walmart employee, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Canterbury Chapel, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — SAULSBERRY, Martilla, 87, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

SANDRIDGE — FEW, Verlene Barbee, 69, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Sandridge Pentecostal Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STILWELL — EAGLE, James Garland, 62, lineman, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Sequoyah High School, Tahlequah, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — MATHEWS, Deborah L., 41, nurse, died June 29. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — EPPS, Elmer, 63, welder, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MARTIN, Bessie Marie, 76, dietary aide, died June 29. Visitation 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Capernaum Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — PARKER, James M., 34, disabled, died June 28. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Holy Family Cathedral, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — TOLES, Carl Lenard, 59, laborer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WESTVILLE — CARLTON, Sheldon B., 46, meter reader, died Wednesday. Services pending, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

SERVICES TODAY

HAMMONTREE, Paulette, 10 a.m., Checotah Church of Christ. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

LAWHORN, Leona Joyce, 10 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

WYLIE, Phyllis Jean, 10 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow) 1 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Gore. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

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