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Obituaries

September 2, 2013

Deaths 09.03.13

LOCAL

BROWN, Agnes M., 97, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Calvary Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

BURLESON, Thelma Virginia, 91, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CROW, Daniel, 87, died Monday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

FRAZIER, Ralph Floyd, 78, conductor, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HARRIS, Syble Dian, 48, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HAWORTH, William H., 86, retired attorney, died Sunday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LACKEY, Robert “Leon,” 66, retired forklift operator, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, New Hope Assembly, Muskogee, Garrett Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

McANALLY, John David, 28, plumber, died Aug. 28. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Timothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TATE, Charles, 65, died Saturday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

AREA

CHECOTAH — JOHNSON, Doug, 67, city of Checotah water plant operator, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Crossroad Pentecostal Holiness Church, Garrett Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MORTON, Ace, 87, retired truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — POFF, Jay, 47, Dogwood RV Park owner/operator, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — REID, William H. “Heath,” 47, Cherokee Nation security officer, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, North Fork Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

GORE — CUDE, Richard Calvin, 81, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HULBERT — SMITH, Forrest “Dewayne,” 44, heavy equipment operator, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — JENKINS, David Eugene, 63, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — GRIFFIN, Richard, 63, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HARP, Deborah, 59, certified nurses’ aide, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — VUNETICH, John Wayne, 58, roofer, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WASSOM, Robert “Bob,” 84, retired from Lake Region Rural Electric, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BARTLESVILLE — COLLINS, Junior Ray, 83, laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

CONWAY, Ark. — HAWTHORNE, Myrtis N., 91, retired teacher, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Griffith-Leggett-Conway Funeral Home, Conway, Ark.

INOLA — LOONEY, Loretta Deane, 67, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

JAY — COURSEY, Leroy, 83, carpenter, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKMULGEE — BERRYHILL, Alfred Logan, 66, former Muscogee (Creek) Nation second chief/Cultural Preservation Department manager, died Saturday. Wake service 6 p.m. Wednesday, Tallahassee Indian Methodist Church. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Tallahassee Indian Methodist Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — GREY, Barbara Ann, 90, retired Okmulgee Public Schools educator, died Wednesday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m., at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church-Central, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — PENN, Arnett, 55, CAN, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — BROWN, Arnelius Rayna Antonio, 27, contractor/cement finisher, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — GORDON, Barbara “Penny,” 59, medication aide, died Aug. 27. Services 10 a.m. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — HUDSON, Helen J., 79, homemaker, died Friday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Life Line Outreach Ministries COGIC, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — PARRISH, Arthur, 71, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — RICHARDSON, Clinnon, 36, Creek Nation Casino/Holdenville security, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

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