Jimmie Dale Barnes, 72

Born January 15, 1948

Died July 8, 2020

S. T. Gist, 84

Born August 11, 1935

Died July 8, 2020

William Thomas Duncan, 78

Born June 5, 1942

Died July 7, 2020

Harold Gene McBride, 68

Born August 11, 1951

Died July 7, 2020

Donald Lou Tillman, 80

Born June 23, 1940

Died July 6, 2020

Rene V. "STONEY" Schoats, 75

Born November 21, 1944

Died July 5, 2020

Nona Louise Chastain, 77

Born August 12, 1942

Died July 5, 2020

Lanette Elaine Wofford, 63

Born August 7, 1956

Died July 5, 2020

Vicoria Lynn "Vicki" Killingsworth, 60

Born September 13, 1959

Died July 4, 2020

William Glass, 71

Born November 15, 1948

Died July 4, 2020


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Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 9:20 AM

Joshua Upton

Joshua Don Upton, 43, of Muskogee is charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor after an incident on Monday, according to documents filed with the case.

The residents at a residence adjoining his allegedly asked him to leave and he is alleged to have returned armed with a handgun. They asked him to leave again. Deputies allege they saw him placing weapons in a path from his residence to the victims’ residence, including a large knife and an AK 47-type weapon.

Upton is already facing three felonies and five misdemeanors for an April incident at the same residence, where he allegedly pointed a .45-caliber pistol at his juvenile daughters, wife and sister; firing six rounds from the pistol as the family was trying to flee; choking his sister until she passed out; pushing and wrestling to the ground his wife and one of his children who tried to stop him from assaulting his sister; entering the garage of a neighbor brandishing the pistol; telling his adult daughter in the presence of a deputy “the next time I see your face, that will be the end of you”; trying to sneak through the property to the back door and causing a disturbance so witnesses could not speak with deputies.

He is facing a preliminary hearing on the new case on June 16.