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Assistant Keetoowah Chief Charles Locust's services set for Tuesday

BY STAFF REPORTS - Tulsa World Modified: March 24, 2014 at 7:55 am •  Published: March 24, 2014
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TAHLEQUAH —— Services have been set for the late assistant chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, who the tribe announced died in Stilwell Saturday morning after a lengthy illness.

Visitation for Charles Locust, 57, will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Reed-Culver Funeral Home in Tahlequah, with services taking place at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Cherokee Baptist Association Tabernacle in Briggs.

Locust was elected to office in 2004 and most recently re-elected in 2012. UKB records state he had 20 years' work experience in three tribal governments, serving in multiple administrative and executive positions in each.

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