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Photos: Notable Deaths in 2020

A roll call of notable people who have died so far in 2020: Read more

Tulsa World Obituaries

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Oscar Nipps Jr., WWII veteran who helped liberate Philippines, infamous prison camp, dies at 95

Nipps was featured in the Tulsa World’s Serving Our Country series and book. A service is set for Saturday at Hayhurst Funeral Home. Read more

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Sculptor Jason M. 'Briggs' Stone dies at 76

Services are scheduled April at 1 the Willard Stone homeplace in Locust Grove. Read more

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Fred Willis, Freddie's Hamburgers founder, dies at 61

A service is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Moore’s Eastlawn Funeral Home. The service will be livestreamed at moorefuneral.com. Read more

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Memorial set for Air National Guard pilot, 48: 'A true warrior in every sense of the word'

Lt. Col. Eric Jauquet was a veteran of the U.S. war in Iraq and other Middle East operations, during which he completed 125 combat missions. A memorial service will be held Saturday in Claremore. Read more

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Longtime Tulsa TV journalist Clayton Vaughn dies

Clayton Vaughn dedicated more than 40 years of his life to broadcasting. He spent more than 30 years at KOTV, Channel 6. Read more

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Dick Gallup, acclaimed member of 'Tulsa School of Poetry,' dies

Gallup died of natural causes Jan. 27 in San Francisco, where he had lived for 30 years. He was 79. Read more

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Longtime 'OETA Movie Club' host B.J. Wexler dies

The Saturday night program quickly became a staple of OETA, with Wexler introducing classic films, offering behind-the-scenes trivia about the movies shown, and sharing celebrity photos and other memorabilia from Oklahomans. Read more

Obituaries from around Tulsa

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Celia "Elizabeth" Fillmore Fillmore, Celia, 100. She was a homemaker. Died Friday, November 27, 2020 in Broken Arrow, OK. Visitation was sc… Read more

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Clyde Cabioc Cabioc, Clyde, 91. Welder and United States Marine Corps. Died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in Tulsa, OK. Visitation was schedule… Read more

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Joyce Ann (Jones) Heim Joyce Ann (Jones) Heim went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 4, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, Tul… Read more

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Patty Marie Edwards Patty Marie Edwards, age 77, of Maumee, OH, died December 1, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee. She was born April 16… Read more

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Rickey Eugene Eoff, Sr. Rickey Eugene Eoff, Sr., 60, gas station attendant, resident of Sand Springs, passed away Sunday, November 29 , in … Read more

Obituaries from around the world

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Dick Gallup, acclaimed member of 'Tulsa School of Poetry,' dies

Gallup died of natural causes Jan. 27 in San Francisco, where he had lived for 30 years. He was 79. Read more

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Mourning Don Reed Herring: Elizabeth Warren says brother in Norman dies of COVID-19

"I’m grateful to the nurses and frontline staff who took care of him," Warren tweeted, "but it’s hard to know that there was no family to hold his hand or to say 'I love you' one more time — and no funeral for those of us who loved him to hold each other close." Read more

Divorces published Friday, April 10, 2020

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USS Arizona crew member, Pearl Harbor survivor dies age 97

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died. Read more

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Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dead at age 70

A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Read more

Death Notices

Deaths published Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.

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