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Obituaries

October 26, 2012

Deaths 10.26.12

LOCAL

BYRD, the Rev. Herbert Sr., 78, MKT Railroad foreman, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Harvest Ministries Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

GOUGH, David Leon, 64, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PRESLEY, Earnest Lee, 62, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

SOUTHWICK, Carolyn Sue, 52, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEBSTER, Terri Jean, 41, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — TUCKER, Zula Mae, 93, retired business owner, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — ZELLNER, James O’Donnell “Jim,” 79, civil engineer, died Oct. 19. Services 10 a.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

GORE — CORLEY, Dalford H., 81, died Oct. 20. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKTAHA — PRUITT, Jimmie D., 65, retired Air Force, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Box Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — ROBERTSON, William Dale, 56, utilization review facilitator, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — VESTAL, Jim, 75, division order analyst, died Thursday. Services pending, hart Funeral Home of Tahleuquah.

WAGONER — BEELER, John H., 85, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — CRAWFORD, Wayland, 36, Terac Controls and Manufacturing employee, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — WALLACE, Emma Lee, 91, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

LOCAL TIES

BROOKEN — TURPIN, Kenneth, 78, minister, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Stigler First Free Will Baptist Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

OKMULGEE — SNELSON, Elmer L., 95, oilfield pumper/driller, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — JACKSON, Donald Lee, 75, retired Air Force/school teacher, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, U.S. National Cemetery, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — BROWN, Eva Jewel, 93, teacher, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — CLARK, Billie J., 68, in-home provider, died Oct. 19. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Saint Peter Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — HARDRIDGE, Alphanso Sam Sr., 70, truck driver, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — IVERY, Edna “Louise,” 66, Hillcrest Hospital janitorial employee, died Tuesday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Greater Union Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Floyd E., 80, retired Fred Jones Lincoln Mercury detailer, died Sunday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mount Rose Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WESTVILLE — ROSE, Clarence “Eddie,” 72, law enforcement officer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (formerly of Muskogee) — RAE, Helen Marie, 88, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Nov. 1, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif., Renaker-Klockgether Mortuary, Buena Park, Calif.

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