DEATHS

Maxine Tate, 53

Born December 20, 1966

Died May 26, 2020

Kevin Lee Guy, 57

Born November 1, 1962

Died May 26, 2020

Howard S. Jayne, 75

Born July 9, 1944

Died May 24, 2020

Frank Steven Carvajal, 73

Born June 14, 1946

Died May 23, 2020

Floretta L. Leatherman, 80

Born August 31, 1939

Died May 23, 2020

Lisa Kay Mullen, 56

Born June 26, 1963

Died May 22, 2020

Kathryn Joyce Cookson, 82

Born December 24, 1937

Died May 22, 2020

Thomas S. Meeker, 81

Born February 24, 1939

Died May 21, 2020

Terry Lee Shipman, 65

Born June 2, 1954

Died May 19, 2020

Shirley Ann Jackson, 79

Born July 19, 1940

Died May 18, 2020

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Friday, May 24, 2019, 11:17 AM

Despite persistent social media rumors, the city has no plans to shut off water service to Muskogee, they just confirmed.

Many posts on Facebook are proclaiming that the city is planning to shut off water due to possible contamination from flood waters. The city, however, has contingency plans in place and water service is expected to continue uninterrupted.

UPDATE: Trish German, temporary spokesperson for the city, just said the city is now saying there may be a possibility under which water may be shut off. If floodwaters go much higher than predicted, the lines providing electricity to the water pumps may be compromised, at which point the water pressure will no longer be able to be maintained.

If that occurs, water would cease to be available after about 60 minutes.

The city is monitoring the situation.

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