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Obituaries

July 25, 2013

Deaths 07.25.13

— LOCAL

BLACKMON, Ruth Imogene, retired licensed practical nurse, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LASLEY, Gene Edward, 81, Fansteel machinist, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Saint Mark Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MYERS, Jean, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

STANCLE-LEWIS, Beverly Jane, 60, retired cook, died Sunday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. today, Macedonia Baptist Church. Services 2:30 p.m. Friday, Macedonia Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WEAVER, Amanda Ruth, 33, Department of Corrections employee, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

HASKELL — BECK, Bobby Gene, 74, retired Oklahoma Army National Guard, died Tuesday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, Elsie J., 86, domestic worker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Tahlequah City Cemetery Gazebo, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — GILBERT, Harold Wayne, 74, died Tuesday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Pioneer Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PONDS, Anna R., 86, homemaker, died July 20. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Jay Arthur, 42, Class A mechanic, died Saturday. Memorial service to be held at a later date, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

ALBANY, Ore. (formerly of Panama) — HALL, Mary Arletta, 89, homemaker, died July 19. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

BEGGS — CLARK, Richard Daniel, 63, maintenance engineer, died July 18. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

COLCORD — CREECH, Henry L., 63, retired, died Wednesday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

OKMULGEE — DREW, Kori Riko, 25, laborer, died July 19. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, St. Matthew Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

STILWELL — SIDEBOTTOM, Mary Rachel, 74, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — COX, Freddy H., 61, retired lanscaper/minister, died Saturday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — TEAL, Mattye, 76, nanny, died Monday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shiloh Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — HALL, Larita Dale, 55, died Friday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — PENDERGRAFT, Gladys, 91, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

SERVICES TODAY

BLACKMON, Ruth Imogene, 11 a.m., Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

BOLDEN, Maurice, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

GANNAWAY, Lela Faye, 1 p.m., Main Street Baptist Church, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

UNDERWOOD, Marjorie Lee, 10 a.m., Mountain Home Cemetery, Beaver Mountain. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

WEAVER, Amanda Ruth, 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

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