MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 23, 2013

Deaths 11.23.13


— LOCAL

ADAMS, Patsie “Pat,” 85, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Eastside Community Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BALDWIN, Helen L., 89, Coburn Optical bookkeeper, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HEMLER, Verta Jean, 75, homemaker, died Wednesday. Private family service, Add’Vantage Funeral Home.

HICKMAN, Loretta Myers, 64, Georgia-Pacific machine operator, died Nov. 14. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

REDFEARN, Milton E., 69, sales, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WALDEN, Thomas Edward, 71, human resources, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — CASEY, Joe, 68, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HUGHES, Darlene, 72, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — DOBBS, Michael E., 62, maintenance technician, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Memorial service noon Monday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — HUGGINS, A.L. “Bud,” 78, barber, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Church of Christ, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

GORE — WOODS, Gordon Ray, 74, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Gore, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

HULBERT — MOSS, Ruby F., 65, spot welder, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lost City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PAGE, Barbara H., 79, Northeastern State University, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SANDERS, Dakota R., 3, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, Hazel R., 78, certified nurses’ aide, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — WOFFORD, Tom W., 62, retired United States Army, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — WHITMIRE, Lutrell, 85, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Warner First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

GRAYSON — KEEL, Earl D., 74, auto detailer, died Monday. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. today, House of Winn, Okmulgee. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Conversion Ministries Church, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

KEOTA — BYRD, John I. (Junior), 85, farmer, died Wednesday. Services 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Star Baptist Church, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Keota.

NICUT — REED, Thomas Joseph “Tom,” 67, convenience store owner, died Thursday. Services  p.m. Saturday, Fellowship Baptist Church, Nicut, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — BRIDGMAN, Kenneth Wayne, 63, elementary school teacher, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — GOUTHIER, Mamie McMillian, 78, social services representative, died Nov. 16. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Uganda Martyr’s Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — KEEL, Earl Dean, 74, retired bus driver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Conversion Ministries Church, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

SEAGOVILLE, Texas (formerly of Tulsa) — HARRIS, Richard Henry, 68, retired machinist, died Nov. 13. Services 11 a.m. today, Greater Grace Apostolic Temple, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

STIGLER — HEAVIN, Willie Bee (Harrison), 87, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Main Street Baptist Church, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TULSA — AUSTIN, Eva JoAnn Dean, 70, retired electrician, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Paradise Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — SMITH, Harriet, 89, caregiver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today , First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — SUMMERS, Mary Vyrine, 69, administrative assistant, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

ADAMS, Patsie “Pat,” 10 a.m., Eastside Community Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

BALDWIN, Helen L., 11 a.m., First Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

WOFFORD, Tom W., 11 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)