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2801 Chandler Road
Muskogee, OK 74403
Phone: 918-683-7788
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Carl Flinn

Carl Dennis "Cotton" Flinn

August 6, 1940 - March 10, 2020
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Carl Dennis “Cotton” Flinn, longtime Muskogee resident Died Tuesday March 10, 2020 in Tulsa. He was 79.

Cotton was born August 6, 1940 in Muskogee the son of Julius Henry and Willie Lee (Roper) Flinn. He grew up in Muskogee and graduated from High School here. Following his graduation he entered the US Navy. He served from 1958 until he was Honorably Discharged in 1961.

On March 27, 1954 he was married to Phyllis Martin in Stigler, OK. Cotton operated the Keefeton Slaughterhouse for 27 years. He later worked for the Muskogee Public Schools for 10 years until his retirement. He was a man who was known for his great work ethic but at the same time a very patient man. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist church and loved working in his garden.

Surviving are his wife Phyllis of the home, one son Dennis Flinn and Kim of Coweta; a daughter Michelle Washington and Rob Lambert of Fayetteville, AR; six grandchildren, Joshua Stalling and Sarah, Michaela Anderson and Brad, Bailee Flinn and Zach Shambles; Morgan Flinn, Riley Washington and Brooke Washington; seven great grandchildren; one sister Shirley Orman and Jack and one brother Andy “Sonny” Flinn. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers and sisters, Roy, Earl, Helen, June and Rita.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday March 13th, 2020 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Bro. David Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery under the care and direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.
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  • Visitation

    March 12, 2020 | 10:00am - 8:00pm
    March 12, 2020 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Lescher Millsap Funeral Home
    2801 Chandler Road
    MUSKOGEE, OK 74403
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    March 13, 2020 | 11:00am
    March 13, 2020 11:00am
    Immanuel Baptist Church
    711 Spaudling
    Muskogee, Oklahoma, OK 74401
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    Bro. David Smith
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    March 13, 2020 | 12:30pm
    March 13, 2020 12:30pm
    Greenhill Cemetery
    1500 North York
    MUSKOGEE, OK 74403
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