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TulsVorld i Saturday May 6 2006 OBITUARIES SUBMITTING INORMATION Obituaries are available to funeral homes and the public for a charge To submit a paid obituary or tor information about paid obituaries with online tributes call the Tulsa World Classified Advertising Department at 583 2121 from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through riday and at 581 8503 from 9 to 11:30 am Saturday mail photos or text for paid obituaries to tnbutestulsaworldcom ax paid obituaries to 583 3550 uneral homes may fax free death notices for Transitions to 581 8353 or call 581 8347 from 4 to 10:30 pm Please go online to www legacy comtulsaworld to express condolences and sign a guest book organ tissue donor MOON Emily Owen Pollock passed away al her home in Hous ton TX Wednesday May 3 2006 She was born in Buenos Aires Ar gentina August 5 1928 She was a retired ER Nurse from Rosewood' hospital and an avid bridge player Emily is survived by: her 5 sons Van Bruce Brad Greg and Stuart her 25 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren Service will be 1 pm Monday May 8 at Grace Community Church 1021 Campbell Rd Houston TX View and sign the online guest book: wwwlegacycomtulsaworld (MM 4b pvt Jr' Mary ielder IELDER Mary age 84 died Wednesday May 3 2006 after a long illness She was preceded in death by: her mother Mayme Cupp and a year later by her fa ther Jacob Cupp longtime Su perintendent of elementary and high schools in Stillwater OK She attended OSU majoring in elemen tary education and was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority husband Lambert ielder died in 1973 He was a charter member of Circle of Life In an effort to honor those who have donated either or gans eyes or tissue the Tul sa World is participating in the of campaign sponsored by the Global Or ganization for Organ Donation (GOOD) If your loved one was a donor please inform the fu neral director if you would like to have the of Life" logo placed in his or her list ing the Summit Club and past Presi dent and Chairman of the Board of ourth National Bank in Tulsa Lambert was well known in the business and civic areas of Oklaho ma Mary is also preceded in death by her brother Jacob Thomas Cupp Jr Mary moved to Tulsa in I960 and became very active in many organizations She and Lam bert were past Co Presidents of the Memorial High School PI' A and were some of the founding mem bers of New Haven Methodist Church Mary is survived by her daughter Linda Wheeler and her sons John Lambert ielder Jr and wife Kathleen and Dr Tom ield er and his wife Julie 3 grandchil dren Scott Wheeler and his wife Wendy lay ielder and Brooke ielder and 2 great grandchildren Jacob and Zac Wheeler Mary was a former President of the Tulsa Phil harmonic Association Tulsa Opera Guild and served 2 terms as President of the Salvation Army's Auxiliary Mary was named Volunteer of the Year in 1984 by the Tulsa Opera Guild Mary chaired more Guild events than any other member in its 44 year history She was also a member of the Tul sa Garden Club and Tulsa Panhel lenic and member and twice presi dent of the musical fraternity Sigma Alpha lota She was a charter mem ber of the American Indian Theater Company She organized and was chairman of many fund raising events of the above organizations and at one time persuaded top business executives to model in a style show to benefit the United Way much to the amazement of their wives! Over the years she also worked with the Miss Oklahoma Pageant United Way and March of Dimes Service will he held 2 pm Monday May 8 2006 at Southlawn Chapel Contributibns may be made to a charity of your choice eel free to share your memories of Mary with the family at tywvvmoorefuneralcom by click ing on the Ultimate Tribute Icon Soulhlawn Chapel 663 2233 View and sign the online guest book: wwwlegacycomtulsaworld rt Meadors MEADORS Pat 78 wife of urner and mother of Mike and Randy died Wednesday May 3 2006 Service is 10:30 am Satur day May 6 2006 at the irst Unit ed Methodist Church Wetumka OK Memorials are preferred to the church and should be sent the the irst United Methodist Church PO Box 82 Wetumka OK 74883 in her honor View and sign the online guest book: www legacy comtulsaworld Burial Parks Cremation Lots SINGLE Burial Lot in Memorial Park Tulsa Section 25 $1200 918 478 6283 4 SPACES loral Haven good location $4800 obo 352 2950 or 633 5803 CEMETERY LOTS Memorial Park Section 15 Lot 241 Spaces 1 2 $2000 (903) 451 2127 2 BURIAL SPACES loral Haven Garden of The Apostles Section 125 spaces 1 2 $3800 for both 479 236 0283 479 521 6598 MEMORIAL Park Cemetery 2 spaces side by side wcrypts $2000 496 9023 $1800 3 spaces Memorial Park Sec 15 Lot 237 834 0905 Jerry DOUBLE Mausoleum crypt Memorial Park included $4k 451 0918 1 AMILY plot w10 spaces Rose Hill Cemetery $10000 587 6239 Iv msg Service set Monday for civic leader Mary ielder Mary ielder a Tulsa civic leader died Wednesday She was 84 A funeral service is scheduled for 2 pm Monday at Southlawn uneral Home ielder was born Nov 27 1921 to Mayme and Jacob Cupp in Stillwater She majored in elementary ed ucation at Oklahoma State Uni versity and was a member of the Krippa Delta Sorority In 1942 she married lambert ielder He was president and chairman of the board of ourth National Bank in Tulsa and a charter member of the Summit Club He died in 1973 Mary ielder was president of the Tulsa Philharmonic Association the Tulsa Opera Guild The Salvation Army Auxil iaiy and Sigma Alpha Iota She was named volunteer of the year for the Tulsa Opera Guild and The Salvation Army She was a founding member of New Haven United Methodist Church and a charter member of the American Indian Theater Company ielder was a member of the Tulsa Garden Club National Congress of Parents and Teach ers and Tulsa Panhellenic She also was involved with the Miss Oklahoma Pageant the United Way and the March of Dimes She received the United Way Distinguished Service Award and the Kappa Delta Em erald Circle She is survived a daughter Linda Wheeler of Stillwater two sons John lambert ielder Jr of Tulsa and Tom ielder of Joplin Mo three grandchildren and two great grandchildren riends are making contribu tions to the charity of their choice Crash injuries Ji fit arove fatal to 3erry woman A Perry woman died Thurs day from injuries she sustained in a crash that occurred nearly three months ago in Noble County the Oklahoma High way Patrol reported Linda Wise 40 was eject ed from a 1996 GMC pickup that crashed into a brick mail box and overturned on a gravel road about six miles south of Perry about 2:20 am eb 16 troopers reported She was flown in critical con dition to the University of Okla homa Medical Center in Okla homa City and she died Thursday troopers said Her husband Scott Charles Wise 43 was driving the pick up and had fallen asleep just before the crash the Highway Patrol reported Neither occupant was wear ing a seat belt troopers said Size of estate no factor in probate Dear Action Line: the deal on probating wills? heard that when a person dies his belongings (will or no will) do not have to be probated un less the value is more than $250000 MAG 'Luisa Phil Mulkins Action Line Jason ields staff attorney with the University of Tulsa's Boesche Legal health and elder law program said there is no such cutoff figure is the process of transferring ownership of proper ty from a deceased person to bis living heirs either through state statute default provisions or as you've expressed in your will" he said will is the only way you can express who it will go to if it's probate property is no to inherit granted by the state statutes either by creating a will (as specified in the stat utes) or if you create a will by distribution through the statutory default list first to your spouse your children and then grandchildren you have no will or descen dants the statute looks to your parents or ields said Lineal heirs: Oklahoma we have divisions called and Lineal heirs are descendants (children grandchildren great grandchil dren) and ascendants (parents grandparents etc) Collateral is everyone else: siblings cousins nieces nephews Estate taxes: Both Oklahoma and the United States offer heirs inheritance tax exemptions for smaller estates The federal 2001 Tax Relief Act made estates of $2 million or less exempt from taxation for the years 2006 through 2008 Oklahoma estate tax laws 'exempt descen from paying inheritance taxes on estates of $1 million or less passing to heirs in 2006 Probate brochure: The Oklaho ma Bar brochure: Probate is available online at wwwokbarorg publicbrochuresprobbrochtm or if you have Internet access free for the asking by writing to the Oklahoma Bar Associa tion Public Information Depart ment PO Box 53036 Oklahoma City OK 73152 Other fees: most cases there are no federal or Oklaho ma estate taxes on property passing to the spouse" the bro chure says estate taxes are collected on estates go ing to collateral heirs and others with no exemption and at double the rate applicable to lineal heirs Life insurance owned by the decedent is subject to tax under both the federal and Okla homa estate tax laws Attorney fees are based on reasonable charges providing appropriate compensation considering the scope and extent of services and responsibilities The personal representative (acting for the es tate) is allowed a fee fixed by law based on a percentage of the probated estate ees for at torneys and personal representa tives are subject to the approval of the District Submit Action Line questions to 699 8888 or by mail at philmulk instulsaworldcom Action Line pursues consumer complaints submitted with pho tocopies of documentation to Tulsa World Action Line PO Box 1770 Tulsa OK 74102 1770 DEATH NOTICE POLICY The Tulsa World publishes tree death notices uneral homes may submit death notices from 4 to 10:30 pm by faxing Information to 581 8353 or by calling 581 8347 or information about news obituaries call 581 8325 organtissue donor DEATHS TULSA Bard Leta Ryan 93 retired teacher died Thursday Services pending Cre mation Society of Oklahoma Chalakee Shirley A 68 retired from Bank of Oklahoma died Thursday Wake 7 pm Sunday Moore's Eastlawn uneral Home and service noon Mon day Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel Curtis William 98 retired Tinker Air orce Base engineer died Thursday Visitation 2 5 pm Sunday Leonard Marker uneral Home Bixby and graveside service 2 pm Monday Me morial Park Cemetery Domanchuk Mika Kim infant daughter of Stella and Mark Domanchuk died Wednesday Graveside service 11 am Monday loral Haven Memorial Gar dens Broken Arrow loral Haven Bro ken Arrow English Jack 87 attorney died April 29 Service 2 pm Monday Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel Moore's South lawn ester Mary Ann 77 bank vice presi dent died Wednesday Service 10 am Saturday aith United Methodist Church Stanleys ielder Mary Annabelle 84 homemaker died Wednesday Service 2 pm Mon day Southlawn uneral Home Chapel reeman Greg 53 property manager died Wednesday Visitation 5 7 pm Sunday itzgerald's Southwood Colo nial uneral Home and service 11 am Monday Church of St Mary Green Harvey Eugene 73 engi neering manager died Tuesday Servic es pending AdamsCrest Cremation Hane Marilyn 79 homemaker died Thursday Services pending Rosewood Holder Mary Hellen 77 teacher died Thursday Services pending Southlawn Hurford Robert Louis 77 aeronautical engineer formerly of Tulsa died Thurs day in Huntsville Ala Service 10 am Monday Latham United Methodist Church Huntsville? Valhalla uneral Home Huntsville McMahan David 55 St John Medi cal Center unit clerk died Wednesday Services pending Cremation Society of Oklahoma McTague Mary Naomi 83 McDonnell Douglas employee benefits representa tive died Wednesday Service 10 am Monday Southlawn uneral Home Chapel fir Utter Harriett 88 retired from St rancis Hospital cafeteria died Wednes day Visitation 2 4 pm Sunday Ninde Woodland uneral Home and service 10 am Monday Park Plaza Church of Christ Walton Ruth 90 journalist died ri day Services pending Stanleys York Carl Donald 84 retired from American Airlines died riday Services pending Johnson Sperry STATEAREA uneral home church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless other wise noted Adair Eric Carpenter infant son of Abby Shelby and Brandon Carpenter died Thursday Service 4 pm Monday Stephen's uneral Home Chapel Pryor Bartlesville Clauda Hacker 81 died Wednesday Service 1 pm Satur day Tyler Road Southern Baptist Church Wichita Kan Stumptf Broken Arrow Denzel Seymour David son 83 Public Service Company of Oklahoma foreman died riday Servic es pending loral Haven Elsa Pena Gonzalez 77 retired sales clerk died Sunday Services pending loral Haven Hevinley Angell Lowrey infant daugh ter of Heather "Mercedes" Lowrey and Andrea Martin died Tuesday Service 1 pm Monday Cornerstone reewill Baptist Church loral Haven Suzanne Brashear Ward 67 armers Insurance agency owner died Thurs day Memorial service 3 pm Monday loral Haven uneral Home Chapel Chelsea Lincoln A "John" Martin 87 retired from Peabody Coal Co died Thursday Services pending Seaman Blanke Commerce Mildred Alberta Long 84 homemaker died Tuesday Visitation 6 7 pm Sunday Paul Thomas uneral Home Miami Okla and service 10 am Monday Southeast Baptist Church Council Hill David Lee Gilley 48 self employed service technician died riday Services pending Hampton Checotah Dewey Phyllis Willig 71 died riday Services pending Stumptf Haskell Jimmy Yocham 60 heavy equipment operator died Thursday Visitation 2 7 pm Sunday Dowdy neral Home and service 2 pm Mon day Assembly of God Heavener Lahoma Jean Ollar 73 died Thursday Graveside service 2 pm Saturday Hodgen Cemetery Hod gen Dowden Hominy Bettie Jane Hampton Wil liams Stallard 81 homemaker died Wednesday Graveside service 2 pm Monday AJ Powell Cemetery Powell Independence Kan Ethel Ellen See ley 69 retired from American Cellular Corp died Thursday Visitation 1 5 pm Sunday and service 1 pm Mon day both at Potts uneral Home Jay Gerald Lee Mallard Jr 41 Sim mons oods employee died Wednes day Graveside service 10 am Monday Zena Cemetery Turner TRANSITIONS Jenks Homer red Winborn 82 re tired Ideal Baking Co salesman died riday Visitation 6 8 pm Saturday uneral Hdme Atoka and ser vice 2 pm Sunday Baptist Church Bentley Mannford Orpha I Lang 91 home maker died Wednesday Graveside ser vice 10 am Monday Oak Hill Ceme tery Mannford uneral Home McAlester Glen Homer Boatright 52 retired firefighter died riday Service 2 pm Monday Life Church Brumley Mills Cravins 70 died riday Services pending Bishop Hartzell Schaff 86 surgeon died riday Services pending Bishop Muskogee Betty Lou Mitchell 77 air line hostess and beauty operator died May 2 Service 1 pm Tuesday Lesch er Millsap uneral Home Chapel Donald Lee Sellers 70 retired corrections officer died Wednesday Service 12:30 pm Monday Lescher Millsap uneral Home Chapel Azell Smith 80 homemaker died Thursday Services pending Keith Biglow Okmulgee Ruth Metcalf 62 home maker died riday Services pending Keith Biglow Orlando Mary Ellen Jones 68 wait ress died Thursday Graveside service 10 am Monday Morris Heights Ceme tery Brown Dugger Perry Pensacola Wayne Crook 96 re triever trainer died Thursday Services pending Turner Langley Perry Charles Hise retired Postal Service window clerk died Thursday Graveside service 2 pm Monday McGuire Cemetery Lucien Poteet Pawnee Salina Edna Knott 71 died riday Services pending Stephens Pryor Sapulpa Donald Isaac 71 died ri day Services pending Green Hill Delmer Lambert 77 retired from International Metals died Thursday Service 11 am lyionday Smith uneral Home Lnapei Spiro Samuel Whitfield 81 retired from Mac Structural Steel and Whirl pool Corp died Wednesday Service 11 am Monday St James Missionary Baptist Church ort Smith Ark Evans Miller Poteau Westville Naomi Evelyn Murray 89 retired nurse died Thursday Visitation 9 11 am Monday Roberts uneral Home and service 1 pm Monday irst United Methodist Church Yale Marvel Lou Robertson 66 sec retary died Thursday in Victoria Texas Graveside service 11 am Monday Lawson Cemetery Palmer Marler US WORLD Jay Presson Allen a famed adapter of novels for stage and screen who stood out in an era when few women worked in that field died Monday at her home in Manhattan attert suffering a stroke She was 84 Her work was credited vyith bringingout the best in several female actress es including Vanessa Redgrave Mag gie Smith and Liza Minnelli In the 1960s Redgrave and Smith as well as Zoe Caldwell portrayed a liberated teacher in Prime ot Miss Jean which Allen adapted for both the theater and film from Muriel novel Perhaps most critically ac claimed work the adaptations yielded Caldwell a Tony Award and Smith an Oscar In 1972 film adaptation of the musical was nominated tor 10 Academy Awards Liza Minnelli in the role of Sally Bowles won best actress Kevin Clymo a prominent defense attor ney who once represented Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski and some ot the region's other most notorious crimi nals died Wednesday in Sacramento Calif following extensive back surgery He was 58 Clymo had suffered from bone and heart problems for years and had just successfully undergone 12 hours of surgery before he died about an hour later said his brother Craig Clymo In 1989 he was assigned to defend Dorothea Montalvo Puente the propri etor of a local boarding house who was accused of poisoning her boarders to steal their government checks She was given a life sentence without the chance of parole In private practice he worked on the defense team for Kaczynski who plead ed guilty to 16 explosions that killed three people and injured 23 others George rem a former Cabinet minister entrepreneur and philanthropist died of cancer riday in Beirut Lebanon parlia mentary Speaker Nabih Berri said in a Statement He was 72 Respected as a business executive with clean hands rem was the chair man of the Industrial and Development Company or INDEVCO a conglomerate that employs more than 6000 people and has branches in the United States Saudi Arabia and Brazil It specializes in flexible and corrugat ed packaging tissues paper towels and other disposable products He was appointed to Lebanon's Cabi net as minister of posts telephones and telegrams in 1982 He held several portfolios in the government including minister ot in dustry but was only elected to parlia ment in 2000 He did not stand in last year's elections As a philanthropist he founded The rem oundation which sponsors a va riety of public interest projects Harold Levitt who played for the Harlem Globetrotters and was fa mous for accurate tree throw shooting died Sunday in Ocala la of natural causes his wife said He was 96 Using his underhanded style Levitt made a record 499 consecutive free throws in 1935 at a Chicago Sun Times sponsored event He then toured with the Globetrotters tor years In 1954 Quaker Oats issued a trad ing card commemorating his skill at the line Levitt was born in Chicago and his mother called him because he was small and quick After touring with the Globetrotters Levitt became a salesman with the shoe company Converse and assisted with basketball clinics sponsored by the company Sidney Seidenberg a longtime manager for BB King and other musicians died Wednesday in Dover Town NJ He was 81 Seidenberg had been struggling with kidney disease and heart problems Seidenberg was born in Poland and immigrated to the United States when he was 5 He was dratted into the Army in 1943 and later worked as an accoun tant before becoming manager for King as well as the Temptations and Gladys Knight He owned SASCO Productions in New York City for 35 years before poor health caused him to retire from the management business in 2000 Seidenberg sold his company to loyd Lieberman whose Lieberman En tertainment now manages King Tina rance the vice president of Lieberman Entertainment told The Star Ledger ot Newark for riday's newspa pers that the blues singer devastat ed" BIRTHS Babies were born to these parents who live in Tulsa unless indicated: Peggy Helmerich Women's Health Center Dawn and Dennis Ballard Jr boy Brittany Dozier and Guy Beandry Siloam Springs Ark girl Amber Cunningham and Michael air girl Gina Green and Michael arris boy Megan Glunt boy Sara and Stephen Johnson girl Jennifer and Sean McLaughlin boy Rachelle Swalfar Bristow girl Misty Arneecher and Brandon Whitehorn Claremore girl St rancis Hospital Samonna and Maxwell Asare girl Sandy and Drew Breese Collinsville girl Elizabeth Null and Cameron Clark girl Stephanie Hester Sand Springs girl Ashley Hoffman and Demarcus Jackson Bixby boy Tracy and Lee Manly boy Perla and Hector Ontiveros boy Theresa ranklin and David Osborn Boynton boy Anita and Brent Patterson Collinsville girl St John Medical Center Michelle and Russell Anthamatten girl Katherine and Jason Castleman Inola boy Amanda and Rafael Viso Broken Arrow girl Tulsa Regional Deneika Johnson girl Jennifer and Daniel Milam Skiatook girl Michelle Moore girl SouthCrest Hospital Caryn and Danny Hutchins Jr Collins ville boy Rebecca McCall girl Yvonne and Jimmy Randall Sapulpa boy April and Justin Rogers boy Brandy Crosley and Dane Trout boy MARRIAGE LICENSES (Tulsans unless otherwise noted) Della Barrett 64 Richard Stout 65 of Glenpool Connie Bly 22 Brandon Armstrong 25 Amanda Boggs 20 Ricardo Perez Jr 24 Sandra Brandt 56 Jesse Walker 57 Denee Buchanan 27: Philip Watson 28 both of Bixby Jessica DiCarlo 22 Jared Litterell 26 Mayra Hernandez 22 Pedro Charqueno 21 Lindsey Horn 21 Michael Collins 24 both ot Elk City Deanna Jones 22 Benjamin Rhodes Jr 23 Jean McCaskey 28 Jason McGuire 24 both of Kellyville Paige McMillan 30 Scott Daniel 32 Denise Mohler 43 of Tupelo Miss Eric Bruce 37 Kerri Morris 29 of Sand Springs Bran don Taylor 31 Raven Ogilvie 19 of Glenpool Eric Keech 22 of Broken Arrow Maribel Perez 18 Jhovanny Carrasco 21 Janet Perry 54 Boyd Utley 58 Jennifer Randall 26 James Keehn 32 both of Owasso Christine Roberts 22 Clint Hamner 24 Jennifer Ross 24 Cory Wallace 30 Kerri Tatum 19 Carl Dotson 21 both of Collinsville DIVORCES ASKED Andrews Russell Jr Natasha Barnard Wilbourne Camp orest Deborah Glick Yvonne Dickie James Trina Joe Jones Sonya Tashus Lam Ty Jmxiu Jiang Littlejohn Dianna David Jr Mitchell Charlotte Malandium Rector Earl Jr Kandace Riggs Christopher Inda Ledbetter Sloan A Weeden Charles Arvella Wright Amanda Mike GRANTED Barker Tania from Todd Becerra Katherine from Sergio Brock Summer from Brandon Cromwell Meling from Donald Cotton Herdsman Weir Morine from Owen Weir Honeycutt Michelle from Ricky Johnson Mary from Michael Shahreza Shahriar from Susan South Danielle from Garland Jr.

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