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Mary Jane Wesley

Mary Jane Wesley, lifelong Okmulgee County resident, died Tuesday evening, October 9, 2007 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa. She was 78 years of age. She was born August 31, 1929 in Morris to Jessie James and Bertha Mae (Baker) Owen. Mary Jane married Mitchel Wesley, Jr. on August 31, 1946 in Beggs. She worked for many years for the U.S. Census Bureau. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Beggs, Order of the Eastern Star, Red Hatters and spent many hours at the Senior Citizens Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Jack Owen and her daughter, Janie Sue Chambers. Survivors include her son, Jim Wesley and wife Ellen Kay of Beggs, son-in-law, Max Chambers of Mounds, three granddaughters, Angela Wesley Kouplen and husband Buster and children Bailee, Devyon, Trenton and Macenzie, Michelle Wesley Hinkley and husband Pete and children Coleton and Abigail and Jenny Chambers and son Boston, a sister-in-law, Wanda Owen of Webbers Falls and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 13, 2007 at the First Baptist Church in Beggs with Reverend Jack Carner officiating, assisted by Reverend Thom Chappelle. Interment will follow in the Beggs Cemetery. Honorary Casketbearers will be Gordon Anderson, Billy Paul Anderson, Richard Roach and Richard Titsworth. Friends may visit the funeral home from 9-8 P.M. on Friday and the family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs. Online condolences may be sent at