MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 2, 2012

Deaths 10.03.12


— LOCAL

BUFFINGTON, Albert “Al,” 73, Veterans Affairs regional representative, died Sept. 27. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services noon Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

COPELAND, Robert Dean “Bob,” 68, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PARKS, Clara (Cannon), 90, retired Muskogee County District Attorney administrative assistant, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PHIPPS, Paula, 61, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

RILEY, Robert Charles, 67, died Tuesday. Private family services, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SCHOEPPEL, Dr. Roger J., 83, engineer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

BOYNTON — MYERS, John C. “Red,” 87, retired welder, died Sunday. Interment 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, Wainwright First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CHECOTAH — PAYNE, Dr. Maurice, 78, physician, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — THOMPSON, Virgil S., 62, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON (formerly of Atoka) — HINDS, Charlene Marie (Cornwell), 62, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Brown’s Funeral Chapel, Atoka, Brown’s Funeral Service, Atoka.

HASKELL — MILLER, Onice Odessa, 79, homemaker, died Sept. 25. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HULBERT — GREEN, Shirley LaVonne, 77, homemaker, died Sept. 28. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

HULBERT — SHANKLE, Vernon J., 83, crane operator, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Hulbert First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — MILLER, Edward, 53, motorcycle repairs, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — McFERRIN, Glen F., 86, forklift operator, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — REEVES, Orvel M., 60, forklift operator, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Apostolic Church, Welling, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TAYLOR-EVAN, Lylah Braylee, infant daughter of Lyndsie Taylor and Jeff Evan, died Sept. 28. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hendricks Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WELLS, Susan L., 70, art and jewelry salesperson, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BALL, Orvell Eugene, 73, electrical and building contractor, died Sunday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — EDELMAN, Sandra Kay Nene, 62, telephone receptionist, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — THOMPSON, Stanley, 62, mechanic, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — BLOOM, Terry, 54, truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.. — WILLIS, George Walter Jr., 54, City of Los Angeles street light foreman, died Sept. 26. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McCURTAIN — MYERS, Jacob Lane, 13, student, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, McCurtain, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — ESLICK, Janice Lee “Jan,” 74, homemaker, died Sept. 24. Memorial services 11 a.m. Saturday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

QUINTON — BURNEY, Amy Juanita, 92, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Quinton First Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

SALLISAW — DUNN, Carl William, 82, Greyhound bus driver, died Sept. 25. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Agent & Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — RAGAINS, Jackie Carrol, 64, business owner, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — BARNETT, Roy L., 40, Kansas State University college professor, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — BROWN, Mary Sue, 76, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home Westwood Chapel, Tulsa, Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — EVANS, Tonya Faye, 47, died Sept. 26. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Mark United Methodist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — OVERSTREET, John, 78, died Monday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BURNEY, Amy Juanita, 2 p.m., Quinton First Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

EDELMAN, Sandra Kay Nene, 11 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

MYERS, John C. “Red,” Interment, 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Memorial service 2 p.m., Wainwright First Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)