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Obituaries

October 10, 2012

Deaths 10.10.12

LOCAL

CHASTAIN, Tommie Joe, 67, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HUGHES, Robert “Buzz,” 44, ACME Engineering, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKER, W.G., 98, retired educator, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

SHUMATE, Pamela Faye (Leffall), 57, receptionist, died Oct. 4. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Granger-House of Winn. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

SWIFT, Catherine Louise, 86, retired child development specialist, died Oct. 3. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Granger-House of Winn. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Macedonia Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

AREA

CHECOTAH — PAYNE, Dr. Maurice, 78, physician, died Sept. 28. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — ROBERTSON, Kenneth “Waldo,” 87, retired McIntosh County District 1 Commissioner, died Monday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Garrett Family Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — COMBS, Shirley May, 78, died Oct. 6. Services noon Saturday, Longtown #9 Community Center, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — HOLLEY, Bettylu, 95, secretarial/artist, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA (formerly of Checotah) — KINDRICK, Floyd, 84, Tinker Air Force Base aircraft mechanic, died Sept. 30. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 8798, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — MORTENSEN, Jillian Faith, 4, student, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lighthouse Christian Center, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — PALMER, Leatrice Maxine, 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA (formerly of Tahlequah) — STEVENS, Melvina (Tounwin), 80, licensed practical nurse, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — WENDT-DEEL, Nancy, 70, landscape artist, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Sentinel Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — YOUNG, Maggie, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — GREENAWAY, Ron W., 70, salesman, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HARVEY, Richard C., 56, died Monday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

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