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BEGGS [ndash]Edwin Byron Neighbors III "Ed" of Beggs, OK, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021. Known to everyone as Ed, he was born on Oct. 18, 1947, in Ada, OK. Ed graduated from Northeastern State in Tahlequah with a degree in Industrial Arts and Business Marketing. He went on to have a lo…
ADA [ndash] Rhonda Kay Omstead, 58, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 26, 2021, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada, Oklahoma. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Faceb…
ADA [ndash] Services for Janice Lee Newby, 62, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at Center Free Will Baptist Church, Jarrod Lee Newby and Earl Hood will officiate. Burial will follow at Maxwell Cemetery. Mrs. Newby passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2021, at a local hospital. She was born …
STONEWALL [ndash] Services for Donald Haden Teel, 83, of Stonewall are 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Revs. Charles Teel and Don Sayre will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The Chickasaw Nation Honor Guard will perform military honors…
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