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Obituaries

June 29, 2012

Deaths 6.30.12

— LOCAL

BERNER, Walter Erich Sr. “Bunky,” 78, retired brick mason, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SALYER, Arney Dee, 101, retail sales, died Tuesday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, West Side Church of Christ. Services 1 p.m. Monday, West Side Church of Christ, Gary Kelley’s Add’Vantage Funeral Service, Tulsa.

SCOGGINS, James Floyd “Jim,” 61, construction work, died June 28. Services noon Thursday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — EMERSON, Stephen W. “Steve,” 61, retired security officer, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — TAYLOR, June, 61, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HASKELL — HALL, Paul L. Sr., 77, disabled, died June 25. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa.

TAHLEQUAH — GRAHAM, Julie, 71, Jerry’s Place owner, died June 28. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COOPER, Imo Lee, 76, glitter tech/bait shop owner, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — EDWARDS, Gary Lee, 67, welder, died Thursday. Services noon Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — HARVEY, Katie Belle, 95, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Crossroads Baptist Church, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BUNCH — CHRISTIE, Billy Joe, 58, general laborer, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Marble City Gymnasium, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

PROCTOR — SMITH, Cleva B., 90, secretary, died Sunday. Services 1:30 p.m. today, College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

ROLAND — OWENS, George Artist, 70, sign builder, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Roland, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

STILWELL — SWEET, Earl K., 71, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell.  

TULSA — HARRIS, Bessie, 57, certified nurse’s assistant, died June 20. Services pending, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa.

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (formerly of Muskogee) — ECHOLS, Larry Joe, 65, minister, died Friday. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel, Yazoo City, Miss., Stricklin-King Funeral Home, Yazoo City, Miss.

SERVICES TODAY

BURNETT, Loretta Wyona, 10 a.m., Antioch Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

SMITH, Cleva B., 1:30 p.m., College Church of Christ. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

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