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Obituaries

October 23, 2013

Deaths 10.24.13

LOCAL

BALES, Betty Jo (Morris), 88, school teacher, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BUCHANAN, John Kenneth, 63, OG&E mechanic, died Oct. 18. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

ENTZ, Sherry Nell, 73, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GEORGE, Willis A. Sr. “Buddy,” 67, electronics technician, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PHIPPS, Lucille Ellen, 84, retired nurse, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PRICE, George Owen, 77, truck driver, died Oct. 10. Private family service, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

SHOATS, Ursula Helen, 86, daycare owner, died Oct. 15. Services 11 a.m. today, First Lutheran Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TOLLETT, Lonnie Mae, 88, retired public school teacher, died Oct. 16. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn Funeral Home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Granger-House of Winn Funeral Home.

YOUNT, Sue Ellen, 66, Print Shop book binder, died Wednesday. No services scheduled, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — ADAMS, Ila, 90, homemaker, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HULBERT — ANDREWS, Deborah, 57, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — MERRILL, Minnie Mae, 91, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Porter First Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas M., 78, maintenance mechanic, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COUNSIL, Frankie Jo, 80, secretary, died Wednesday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — THORNBURG-CROUCH, David Christopher Ryan “Chris,” 33, carpenter, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Church of God, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

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