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Obituaries

April 28, 2013

Deaths 04.29.13

— LOCAL

ARTERBURN, Randolph “Wayne,” 76, retired, died Firday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

BUCKMASTER, Wanda M. (Swadley), 81, retired from VA Medical Center, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

BYRUM, Dannie Lee, 66, Acme Engineering traffic manager, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARD, Viola L., 93, retired from Hunt’s and KMart, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

 

AREA

CHECOTAH — WATSON, Mary, 90, secretary/homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHOUTEAU — CLEO, Reed Quigley, 86, logger, died Friday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

EUFAULA — DABBS, Ruben, 83, farm hand, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Greenwood Cemetery—Pavilion, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

PORUM — HURLOCKER, Ollie S. Jr., 68, truck driver, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mountain Home Cemetery, Quinton, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

SPIRO — SCOTT, Robert Calloway “R.C.,” 85, pharmacist, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Spiro City Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — HIGHFILL, Lana Jean, 65, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church of Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

WAGONER — BEETS, Joyce L., 73, homemaker, died April 26. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HELMER, Mark Jeffery, 48, retired Bush Cannery employee, died April 24. Services 2 p.m. today, Church of God of Prophecy, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JACKSON, Virginia A., 90, retired nurse, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MELL, Amanda “Mandie,” 29, volunteer worker, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services noon Wednesday, Wagoner Performing Arts Center, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

SERVICES TODAY

DABBS, Ruben, 10 a.m., Greenwood Cemetery—Pavilion, Eufaula. (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory)

HELMER, Mark Jeffery, 2 p.m., Church of God of Prophecy, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

 

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