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Vera Welch

Vera Alene (Perteet) Welch, of McAlester, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at the age of 86.
She was born on Oct. 8, 1931, to Clarence and Mary Willie Perteet. She...
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Vera Welch

James Smith

James "Weldon" Smith, 83, of McAlester, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.
Funeral services will be on Monday, Dec. 18, at Bishop Chapel of Memories at 10 a.m. ...
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James Smith

James "Jim" DePue

Jim DePue, of Pittsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at the age of 62.
Jim was born on May 12, 1955, in Union City, New York, to Ivan Quinton DePue and Arthell...
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James "Jim" DePue

Rickey Wade

Rickey Edward Wade, 56, of McAlester, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Oklahoma City.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Bishop...
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Rickey Wade

Winfred Rains

Winfred Rains, 88, of Scipio, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at his home.
Family will receive friends on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home...
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Winfred Rains

Walter "Jasper" Mills Jr.

Walter "Jasper" Alvie Mills Jr., 59, of Krebs, formerly of Atoka, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Tulsa.
Family night will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....
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Walter "Jasper" Mills Jr.

Lillian Wood

Lillian Kathryn Wood, 100, of McAlester, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Tulsa.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 13, at Bishop Chapel of Memories...
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Lillian Wood

Robert Rice

Robert "BeBob" Rice, 65, of Pittsburg, passed away at his home on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Pittsburg Baptist...
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Robert Rice

Rickey Clark

Rickey Allen Clark, 57, of Wilburton, passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at McAlester Nursing Center.
Services will be on Friday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. at...
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Rickey Clark

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Winfred Rains

Winfred Rains, 88, of Scipio, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at his home near Scipio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.
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Winfred Rains

Virgil Rich

Virgil Rich, 92, a lifelong resident of Krebs, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Muskogee V.A. Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral...
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Virgil Rich

Judythe Grutzmacher

Judythe Ann Grutzmacher, 77, of Wilburton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Tidwell Nursing Home in Wilburton.
Services are pending with Waldrop...
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Judythe Grutzmacher

Dorothy Tinkey

Dorothy Tinkey, 85, of Wilburton, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Tidwell Nursing Home in Wilburton.
Services are pending with Waldrop Funeral Home of...
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Dorothy Tinkey

Paul Redwine

Paul Redwine, 94, of Wilburton, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Nebraska.
Services are pending with Waldrop Funeral Home of Wilburton.
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Paul Redwine

Lisa Carnell

Lisa Marie Carnell, 61, of Macomb, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.
Services were held on Nov. 8, at...
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Lisa Carnell

Edna Folmer

Edna Lou Folmer, 86, of McAlester, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in McAlester.
Arrangements are pending with Bishop Funeral Service.
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Edna Folmer

Claudine Everett

Claudine Everett, 91, of McAlester, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Brumley-Mills Funeral...
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Claudine Everett

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Recent story contributions

Condolences forLillian Wood
I remember visiting Lillian and Vestal with my grandmother Lena Hooks. I am sorry for your loss. Read more
By Linda Cockerhan

Condolences forLois Brannon
So sorry for the loss of your mom. I will always enjoy my visits with Lois she was a great Aunt and I will miss her a lot. Love you all, Debbie... Read more
By Debbie Basinger

Condolences forGilbert Lawrence
Just wish to say how very much I loved uncle Gilbert and will miss him so very much my daddy and momma gave me uncle Gilbert’s middle name daddy... Read more
By Patsy lee Lawrence