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Obituaries

April 22, 2013

Deaths 04.23.13

— LOCAL

ALLRED, Janice M., 71, pastor, died Thursday. Private family services, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

BEAVER, David Alan, 57, mechanic, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lawrence Street Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EPPERSON, Charles R., 75, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FOSTER, Allen L., 73, retired from Army, died Saturday. Services noon Thursday, Central Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HARRISON, Samarian J., 79, homemaker, died Monday. Wake 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Butler Creek Baptist Church. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MILLESON, Lloyd Eugene, 88, machinist, died Saturday. Private services, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

OWEN, Perry D., 85, OG&E, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, New Hope Baptist Church, Bradley Famly Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

AREA

CHECOTAH — MOWERY, Ruth, 71, retired legal secretary, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SKINNER, Ray, 67, retired Sears Appliance technician, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Free Will Baptist Church, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SUTTON, Eva, 91, retired Shell Oil Co. supervisor, died Friday. Services 2:30 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home Serenity Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

WAGONER — ACQUAYE, Rosemary Ayokor, 58, Walmart employee, died April 16. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services noon Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — PETERS, Billie Glen, 71, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft tool builder, died Thursday. Services 1:30 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — BROWN, Louie Bernard, 59, carpenter, died April 17. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Matthew Baptist Church, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — PERKINS, Evelyn Irene, 92, retired Oklahoma state Senate secretary, died April 20. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

PECULIAR, Mo. (formerly of Keota) — AKINS, George Wesley, 93, retired farmer and shop manager, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Keota First Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STIGLER — MARTIN, Robbie Marie, 80, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Lequire Baptist Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STIGLER — RISCH, Sybil “Jerry,” 92, retired NASA Boeing engineer, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Quinton City Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

TULSA — HOLLIS, Charles Wayne, 65, laborer, died April 18. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Wilson Christian Methodist Episcopal Chapel, Coweta, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — ISOM, Johnnie Lee, 67, barber, died April 16. Services 11 a.m. today, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WALKER, Zadine E., 79, homemaker, died April 18. Visitation 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Gethsemane Baptist Church, Tulsa. No services planned in Oklahoma, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — BELL, Robert T. Jr., 60, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

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