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Obituaries

December 31, 2012

Deaths 01.01.13

— LOCAL

BASS, Edith Deyonne, 71, nurse, died Friday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, New Hope Baptist Church, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

LONG, May A., 93, retired, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paul Methodist Church Rowsey Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

McCLELAND, Terry A., 53, manufacturing worker, died Saturday. Services 11:30 a.m. Thursday, New Life Center, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MENEES, Jerry Dee, 64, ironworker, died Dec. 24. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

SNELLGROVE, Brian, died Sunday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

TACKETT, Michael R., 58, volunteer worker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Greenhill Cemetery and memorial service 3 p.m. Wednesday, Chandler Road Church of Christ, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WORLEY, Phyllis E., 44, cake decorator, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

BOYNTON — WHITE, Cardelia D., 77, Oklahoma School for the Blind youth guidance specialist, died Sunday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CHECOTAH — FOX, Shirley Ann, 69, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

HASKELL — ADAMS, Frank J., 72, retired elementary principal, died Dec. 27. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Faith Church, Glenpool, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PORTER — STEWART, Loyd Sr. “Alton,” 65, carpenter, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — PIXLEY, Emma L., 99, beautician, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Caney Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SMITH, Jesse Joe, 63, Navy retiree, died Dec. 26. Services 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

GANS — CHILDERS, Myrtie Mae, 81, cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Gans Assembly of God Church, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

KEOTA — MEADOWS, Archie “Junior,” 82, retired plumber, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — McLEAN, Mary Lou, 89, died Dec. 25. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

ROLAND — LOCKWOOD, Zenia Bell, 84, Ayers Furniture seamstress, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Roland, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW — ECHOLS, Grace Marie, 90, secretary/

homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — JACKSON, Versie Belle, 69, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Buffington Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — STAYATHOME, Navada Lee, 75, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Antioch Baptist Church, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

VIAN — YOUNG, David Wayne, 71, pipefitter, died Friday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Vian Baptist Church, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

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