Ben Ewing Jr. passed away Friday, November 18. He was the spouse of Mary Ewing, an associate member who preceded him in death. Mary began as pastor of Friendship Church in Mingo in 1986. The family served other churches including Geary, Tishomingo, and Muskogee Trinity. Services for Ben were held November 21 at Geary UMC.
Gary Wilburn, retired elder, passed away Monday, November 21. He was serving Canadian and Quinton UMCs. He previously served Seminole and other churches in the Oklahoma conference, and was the director of Boys Ranch and Children’s Home. Services were held November 29 at FUMC Henryetta.