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Obituaries

January 26, 2013

Deaths 01.27.13

LOCAL

COPE, Frances, 90, retired, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HENDERSON, Carl Lewis, 84, died Wednesday. Memorial 10:30 a.m. Monday, Muskogee Church of Christ.

STACKS-OLSHEN, Audra C., 46, occupational therapist, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Jan. 18. Services 1 p.m., today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TAYLOR, Billy W., 83, retired Corning Glass, died Friday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

 AREA

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

COUNCIL HILL — ANSON, Clayton A., 92, retired, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

OKTAHA — THOMAS, William, 68, retired crane operator, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — JOHN, Gwin H., 75, retired Oklahoma Natural Gas supervisor, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — EDWARDS, Floyd A., 82, retired roofing company owner, died Wednesday. Services 3 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McLAUGHLIN, Julie A., 65, retired Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office, died Friday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WRIGHT, Imogene Irene, 92, businesswoman, died Friday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — GIBSON, Saundra “Sandy” Jo, 73, retired health care provider, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, McClendon-Winters Chapel, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — MANNING, Betty Jean, 88, assistant bank trust officer, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — MILLER, Doris, 83, retired beautician/hotel manager, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, graveside at Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — TROYER, Eva Ruth, 95, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SHADY POINT — HELTON, Levunia, 73, laborer, died Jan. 19. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory Martin Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SHADY POINT — HELTON, Paul Edward, 73, teacher, died Jan. 19. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory Martin Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SHADY POINT — RODGERS-METZKER, Riley Allen, 3, died Jan. 19. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory Martin Chapel,  Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STILWELL — WINKLER, Vohn I., 55, construction, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — JENKINS, Joyce Lee, 79, accountant for Maloney & Crawford Oil Co., died Saturday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center, Muskogee.

SERVICES TODAY

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, 1 p.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

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