MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 7, 2014

Deaths 01.08.14


— LOCAL

BREWSTER, Doenye Elaine, 80, dress shop owner, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

ECK, Ron “Slim,” 75, farmer/rancher, died Saturday. Services 1:30 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EDGMON, Patsy Denise, 59, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

KAY, Jimmy, 60, Yates Auto Mall finance manager, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MADISON, John Christopher “Chris,” 42, musician, died Sunday. Rosary service 7 p.m. Thursday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PAINE, John, 60, welder, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

PATTERSON, Marjorie Taylor, 95, homemaker, died Dec. 28. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEVENSON, Morris E., 93, retired Griffin Grocery, died Monday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WALKER, Ruby M., 93, house cleaner, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WILLERTON, Cletus R., 72, farmer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

YOUNG, Glenn Thomas, 86, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BUTENSCHOEN, Mildred Clark, 91, office manager, died Saturday. Services 3 p.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow, Floral Haven Funeral Home of Broken Arrow.

CHECOTAH — ELLIS, Juanita Marie, 89, retired, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — HEAD, Richard Ray, 76, mechanic, died Jan. 1. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Warner, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HULBERT — CRAIG, Michelle R., 35, teacher aid, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Hulbert First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKAY — LILES, Odie Lee, 85, retired Veteran’s Administration Food Service, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKTAHA — FRITZ, Ervin Coleman, 79, Pentecostal minister, died Monday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service. Services 2 p.m. Friday, East Shawnee Church of God, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — GERMANY, Mike, 58, nurse’s aid, died Dec. 31. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — JONES, Sue, 66, retired Sequoyah State Park employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — OLIVER, Trace A., 16, student, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

FORT SMITH, Ark. — HARRISON, Clifton Maurice, 49, auto body finisher, died Jan. 4. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Vian Baptist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

KINTA — WESTBROOKS, Mary Jo Barker (Steele), 84, retired education director, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — CRUTCHMER, Clara, 90, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — HILLMAN, John Stephen, 67, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — URBAN, Teri Lynn, 30, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Dwight Mission Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WEWOKA — O’BANION, Patrick M., 17, student, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Wainwright Assembly of God Church, Garrett Family Funeral Home & cremation Service, Checotah.



SERVICES TODAY

CRAIG, Michelle R., 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hulbert. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

ECK, Ron “Slim,” 1:30 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

KAY, Jimmy, 1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)