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Deanna Louise McAlister

Deanna Louise McAlister 44, a lifelong resident of Okmulgee, died in Okmulgee on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 after a short illness. Deanna was born in Okmulgee on August 2, 2007. She attended and graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1981. Deanna married John McAlister on June 6, 1981 in Okmulgee. She worked for Warehouse Market in Okmulgee. Her adopted father, James Cottrell, grandmother Bertha Agee, and her uncle Dave Goodman preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband; John McAlister of the home, one son; John David McAlister, two daughters; Amber Michelle McAlister and Rebecca Le Ann McAlister all of the home, her mother; Dorothy Cottrell of Okmulgee, her father and step-mother; Don and Topsy Woods of Morris, OK, a sister Jamie and husband Darin Parker of Okmulgee, and her "wonderful Warehouse Market family."

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at the McClendon-Winters Chapel at 2 PM. Rev. George LeGrand will officiate. Burial will be in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, 1-8 PM at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.