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Obituaries

March 26, 2013

Deaths 03.27.13

— LOCAL

BURWELL, Sherman Lee, 79, retired Fort Howard electrical engineer, died Sunday. Services 3 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BUTLER, Jack Lee, 88, retired Muskogee Assemblers, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Muskogee First Church of the Nazarene, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CHAMBERS, Jackie Ray, 70, manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Southeast Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CLARK, James O., 72, Bethany Presbyterian Church music director, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CRIBB, Harold, 76, mechanic, died March 19. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

DAVIS, Linda S., 64, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

ELLER, Betty J., 88, retired Metropolitan Insurance, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Boulevard Christian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

JONES, Roxie M., 64, nurse aide, died Monday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

KAAD, William, 87, banker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McDONALD, Billy Joe “Jody,” 66, self-employed, died Saturday. Services 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Immanuel Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TEEL, Violet L., 79, retired bookkeeper, died March 17. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

BRAGGS — OAKES, Lori A., 49, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CHECOTAH — DOWLING, Jesse Curtis, 73, construction/truck driver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m., Friday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — MURRAY, Harold, 72, painter, died March 19. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — NICHOLS, Margaret Ann, 52, cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — NIXON, Patsy Diane, 67, nurse, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Little Coweta Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PARK HILL — SMITH, Bert L., 64, Georgia Pacific machine operator, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHAW, Mandy N., 31, Northeastern State University financial aide counselor, died Saturday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WHITWORTH, Yolanda E. “Beth,” 85, secondary education teacher, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COLE, Eli Samuel, 83, retired U.S. Army, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

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