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Obituaries

July 29, 2013

Deaths 07.29.13

— LOCAL

CULLEN, Ruby D., 88, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HARMAN, Linia H., 91, Bacone College professor emeritus, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HAYSLER, Edward Ross, 65, retired from Navy, died July 20. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOWARD, Wilma D., 79, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MURRAY, Betty T., 91, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MYERS, Jean, 91, homemaker, died July 23. Services 2 p.m. today, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PAIGE, Valter W., 80, Teel Laundry, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PHILLIPS, Anne, 89, retired from VA regional office, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TRAHAN, John Clyde Jr., 65, truck driver, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

AREA

CHECOTAH — DUVALL, Janice, 81, retired smelter worker, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COLCORD — CREECH, Henry L., 63, retired police officer, died July 24. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

FAIRLAND — BIRD-ARNOLD, Courtney Richelle, 24, nursing student, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

GORE — LEWIS, David D., 50, carpenter, died July 23. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM — BENTON-GIRTY, Billie Jean, 74, died Saturday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — BOHLANDER, Troy W. Jr., 35, construction worker, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RITCHIE-ANDERSON, Wilma L., 90, cook at Northeastern State University, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ADAMS, Vernetia, 75, homemaker, died Friday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DRAKE, Bonnie Sue, 69, owner of Bonnie’s Flowers, died Friday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GRANT, Rebecca Louise, 53, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SPILLERS, Richard “Dick,” no age given, died Saturday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

TULSA — YOUNG, Paul, 78, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

SERVICES TODAY

HARMAN, Linia H., 1 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

HAYSLER, Edward Ross, 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

MYERS, Jean, 2 p.m., Church Central. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

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