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Obituaries

October 10, 2012

Deaths 10.11.12

LOCAL

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

AREA

CHECOTAH — PAYNE, Dr. Maurice, 78, physician, died Sept. 29. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, 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. Services 1 p.m. today, 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 — PALMER, Leatrice Maxine, 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

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

HASKELL — MILLER, Onice Odessia, 86, homemaker, died Sept. 25. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Middleton Cemetery, Oktaha, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HULBERT — LEE, Carl, 76, welder/rancher/cowboy, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Blackgum Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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

TAHLEQUAH — YOUNG, Maggie Rose, 81, food service worker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — THOMAS, Janice “Kay,” 74, sales associate, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Oct. 17, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SAPULPA — HICKMAN, Lawrence G. “Pedy,” 61, welder, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — BUGGS, Levi Terry, 73, United States Postal Service mail handler, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — MURRAY, Ruby J., 83, died Oct. 3. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Tabernacle Bible Church, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

YUKON (formerly of Tahlequah) — MANKILLER, Richard C., 61, Xerox Corporation technician, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Echota Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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