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Obituaries

March 16, 2013

Deaths 03.16.13

— LOCAL

BROWN, Retha, 80, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COCHRAN, Gary A., 68, ranch hand, died March 8. No services planned, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

DUGAN, Paralee (Pettitt), 93, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, South Bethel Cemetery, Braggs, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HAMPTON, Darthuliua, “Dottie,” 81, retired Los Angeles Juvenile Detention Center, died Feb. 21. Services 2 p.m. today, Muskogee Civic Center, Forest Lawn Mortuary, Covina, Calif.

KIRK, Ray F., 70, State Farm Insurance agent, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PRICE, Tilda M., 91, waitress, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WHITELEY, Ronald Leon, 75, project manager, died Thursday. No services planned, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WILLIAMS, Paul Clay III, 64, professional counselor, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

AREA

CHECOTAH — FRISBIE, Martha “Marse,” 80, retired Bixby Manor Nursing Home food service manager, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — PRATER-SCOGGIN, Grace, 97, homemaker, died March 11. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — REYNOLDS, Verneda, 69, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — REYNOLDS, Gary Melton, 67, ironworker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HASKELL — ESTEP, Priscilla M., 52, homemaker, died Thursday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, United Pentecostal Church, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

OKTAHA — COTHRAN, Jack L., 93, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

OKTAHA — MILLS, Donna Rae, 63, died Friday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PARK HILL — COURTER, Ahniwake C., 95, registered nurse, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BARTHOLD, Mary M., 84, missionary, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BOWERMAN, Jason, 40, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RASMUSSEN, Carla, 52, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COLE, Lura Vee, 90, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenwood Cemetery, Porter, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — BREWER, Richard Loyd, 80, Merle Haggard bus driver, died Monday. Services 4 p.m. Tuesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

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