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Obituaries

November 7, 2013

Deaths 11.08.13

LOCAL

CARTWRIGHT, Selton Emmitt, 86, minister, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

COPLAN, Cena Joena, 49, truck driver, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

GASTON, Novella Webb, 91, domestic technician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

POTTS, Hortense Evon, 66, retired Muskogee and Oklahoma City Schools teacher, died Tuesday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Faith Deliverance Christian Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

AREA

CHECOTAH — LITTLE, Nesha L., 72, died Wednesday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

EUFAULA — SMITH, Bennie Jack, 67, Army Ammunition Plant, died Nov. 1. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — POTTER, Kimberly Ann, 42, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — REECE, Betty June, 66, Muskogee Regional Medical Center cafeteria cashier, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Millsap Funeral Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas M. “Tom,” 78, National Can Corp. maintenance mechanic, died Oct. 23. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Kansas, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HICKS, Danny W., 75, Danny’s Muffler owner, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TILBY, Roger C., 69, electrical engineer, died Oct. 30. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROGERS, Walter, 80, welder, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — STACY, Clyde Haskell, 77, retired, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BROKEN ARROW — UNTERREINER, John C., 81, IBM customer service engineer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

COWETA — TENISON, Carroll Jr., 82, aircraft mechanic, died Wednesday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Haskell Cemetery, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

MULDROW — HINSHAW, Sophelia Marie, 65, cosmetologist/salon owner, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Fort Smith, Ark., Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

QUINTON — DUVALL, G. Byndum, 85, rancher, died Thursday. Services pending, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

SPENCER — KIMBRO, Joyce Mitchell, 78, retired social worker, died Nov. 1. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Rolfe Funeral Home, Oklahoma City. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Loving Saint James Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — THOMAS, Kevin Dewayne, 47, test engineer, died Monday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Greater Shiloh Baptist Church, Tulsa. Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Vondell, 62, social worker, died Oct. 24. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Church of the Restoration, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa.

WELLING — SANDERS, Dr. Pauline M., 88, educator, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

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