MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 27, 2013

Deaths 12.28.13


— LOCAL

BITTING, Jesse Lee, 93, strategic air command navigator, died Dec. 18. Services 11 a.m. Jan. 20, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

FIELDS, Steven Allen, 42, disabled, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GAMBLE, A.L., 89, trucker/farmer, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, New Hope Assembly of God Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LITTLEFIELD, Jennifer Suzanne, 32, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2:30 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

MASSA, David Roy, 61, laborer, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

BOYNTON — CROCKETT, David Earl, 67, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

BRAGGS — DAVIS, James Arlis, 74, Slape Cabinets cabinet maker, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA — CAGLE, Paul, 60, network engineer, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — CULLINS, Barbara J., 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA — GOMEZ, Glennis Jandean, 49, paramedic, died Dec. 22. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

FORT GIBSON — BABER, Cheryl Yvonne, 55, laborer, died Dec. 21. Private family services, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — CRAWFORD, Mary E. (Beck), 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — TURNER, Robert Ellis, 79, auto technician, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

OKAY — REYNOLDS, Bobby Gene, 74, carpenter, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — JOHNSON, William E., 77, rancher, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, South College Church of Christ, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JUSTUS, Lewis, 91, Tahlequah Lumber Sales representative, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — MITCHELL, Delvin Bill “Mitch,” 91, pilot/Mitch’s Used Cars, died Thursday. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — OWEN, Wanda Lou, 87, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

WELLING — JOHNSON, William, 76, laborer, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

HERITAGE, Tenn. (formerly of Muskogee) — HOLMES, Herman Maurice, 75, group home counselor, died Thursday. Services pending, New Generation Funeral Home, Antioch, Tenn.

KANSAS — VERSTEEP, Ada V., 81, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

KEOTA — PARTAIN, Carol Gene, 74, retired motorcycle mechanic, died Tuesday. Services pending, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

KIEFER (formerly of Spiro) — STRICKLAND, Sondra (Carter), 63, secretary, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

OKMULGEE — LEWIS, John Jefferson, 71, retired Winn Dixie employee, died Dec. 22. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Hoffman Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — WILLIAMS, Dee E., 91, retired pastor and auto body shop owner, died Dec. 24. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — McHENRY, Brenda Sue, 56, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — WILES, Dennis D., 67, retired mechanic/carpenter, died Friday. Services pending, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

LITTLEFIELD, Jennifer Suzanne, 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

OWEN, Wanda Lou, 2 p.m., Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

STANCELL, J.L., 10 a.m., Antioch Baptist Church, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

TYLER, Vance Alexander, 11 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)