MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 17, 2013

Deaths 12.18.13


— LOCAL

LINDSEY, Roy Lee, 69, civil defense/weather watch, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BROWN, Josephine, 90, White Stag sewing machine operator, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — COLLINS, Richard B., 80, retired painter, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Freewill Baptist of Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — SMITH, John Alfred, 77, newspaper press operator, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — BURRIS, Bobby Jane, 81, Eufaula Dormitory and Indian Community Bingo secretary, died Monday. Wake service 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — PETERS, Marion Stanley, 80, Midwest Operating Engineers Union 150 pipeliner, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PORUM — JONES, Michael Ray, 55, farm laborer, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — DOYLE, Walter, died Saturday. Services at a later date, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ISHCOMER, Mary Alice, 58, customer service representative, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Echota Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WESTMORELAND, Tucson, 66, machinist, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — COLEMAN, Harold Ray Jr., 67, police officer, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Warner, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

WAGONER — WINFORD, Helen Jean, 91, employment service manager, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — ELLIS, June, 78, restaurant owner, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

DEL CITY (formerly of Muskogee) — SNEED, Johnnie Lee, 62, retired Air Force, died Dec. 12. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

GANS — NELSON, Ronald Pat, 58, car salesman, died Monday. Services 6 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — ASHLOCK, Queenie Isabell, 78, JCPenny sales clerk, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — COOK, Jo Ann Horn, 54, hospital housekeeping, died Dec. 10. Services 3 p.m. today, Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — HARVEY, John Owen, 55, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

STILWELL — ADKINS, Hazel, 86, beautician, died Dec. 10. Services 1 p.m. today, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — CLINTON, Opal N., 82, health care provider, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

WATTS — MOREAU, Robert D., 66, self-employed, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, New Hope Cemetery, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WATTS — WELCH, Bobby Gene, 72, truck driver, died Dec. 5. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

ELLIS, June, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Webbers Falls. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

JOHNSON, Donald Marvis, 1 p.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

LINDSEY, Roy Lee, 10 a.m., Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)