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Joe Robert Newport Sr.

Joe Robert Newport Sr. a longtime Okmulgee resident, died in Tulsa on Sunday, march 6, 2005. He was born in Okmulgee on September 10, 1926 to Robert and Myrtle Sue (Hill) Newport. Joe had worked at the Campbell Glass Company before retiring. His parents preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sons; Joe R. Newport Jr. and Johnny Newport Sr. both of Okmulgee, a daughter; Carol Hodges Newport of Ramsey, New Jersey a brother; Ray Newport of Okmulgee, and six grandchildren and other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 2 pm at the Crosstown Pentecostal Church with George LeGrand officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, 11 until 8pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee.