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Obituaries

December 27, 2012

Deaths 12.28.12

— LOCAL

BAILEY, Peggy Jane, 79, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HUGHES, Herbert Leroi, 69, carpenter, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

LANGSTON, Charles Donald “Don,” 67, Muskogee Regional Hearing Aid Lab owner, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MAYER, Joseph I. “Joe,” 80, died Sunday. Services noon today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MENEES, Jerry Dee, 64, ironworker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Jan. 4, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

MILLSAPS, Mary Elizabeth, 90, Brockway Glass, died Dec. 24. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

MULL, James Leon, 59, custodian, died Dec. 21. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SWEARENGIN, Julie Ann Bennett, 65, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WORLEY, Phyllis E., 44, cake decorator, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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CHECOTAH — MORELOCK, Johnny Lawrence, 79, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

CHECOTAH — MYERS, Helen “Granny,” 92, retired, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Wainwright, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

COOKSON — BROOKS, Norma Jeane, 87, Cookson Village Resort owner, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cookson United Methodist, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — TODD, Mildred L. (Close), 76, retired Norwood Schools cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Calvary Faith Church, Fort Gibson, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

GORE — MARTIN, Patricia Pauline, 68, nurses’ aide, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

HASKELL — ADAMS, Frank J., 72, retired elementary principal, died Thursday. Services pending, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

HULBERT — HAYES, Louis, 71, laborer, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAFT — WALKER, Verna Lee, 81, retired custodian, died Sunday. Visitation 2 to 6 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Taft, Granger-House of Winn.

TAHLEQUAH — BUTTS, Josie E., 83, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CLINTON, Jeff Floyd, 73, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SWAN-STOREY, Hattie A., 70, Walmart employee, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SMITH, Jesse Joe, 63, retired laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

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