MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 23, 2013

Deaths 01.23.13


— LOCAL

ASHMAN, Marjorie Jean Niece, 85, homemaker, died Jan. 12. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa.

BROWN, Joe Charles, 85, iron worker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JONES, Paul, 96, retired city of Muskogee Water Department, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, New Hope Baptist, Johnson Funeral Home and Monument Co., Sperry.

LYONS, Jeffrey Jr., 42, labor, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Jan. 18. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Jan. 18. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

BRAGGS — RIGGS, Joan, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, Braggs, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DOMINIC, John F., 44, police officer, died Saturday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Wake service 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Little Coweta Indian Baptist Church, Lenna. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner of Chief & Palace Movie Theater & Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.n. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — WARD, Howard Dale, 74, recording artist, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

PARK HILL — MINTON, Dr. Larry Allen, 64, medical doctor, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TAHLEQUAH — COMBS, Cleo S., 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HALE, Rickey A., 59, Reasor’s employee, died Jan. 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VIND, Gerald H., 80, professor, died Jan. 11. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS — BUCHANAN, Christopher A., 26, McDonald’s worker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.



LOCAL TIES

CARROLLTON, Texas — NICHOLS, Donna L., 59, retired, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

HOLDENVILLE — PYEATT, Sheila Sue, 70, registered nurse, died Tuesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

MULDROW — VAUGHAN, Loyd Lee, 82, truck driver, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

NICUT — MOORE, Emelita, 42, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Belfonte Indian Baptist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

POCOLA — VANZANT, Edward “Uncle Bugs,” 81, steel worker, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Mallory Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SALLISAW — SANDERS, George Washington, 85, dozer driver, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — WOOD, Lois Mae, 73, retired cook, died Tuesday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SAPULPA — BARNES, Helen L., 89, homemaker, died Jan. 18. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

SAPULPA — PITTS, Louise L., 92, homemaker, died Jan. 16. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

STIGLER — WIER, John C., 47, registered nurse, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Assembly of God, Stigler, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STILWELL — LOMAN, Jeremiah D., infant son of Lorie Watie and David Loman, died Jan. 1. Services 11 a.m. today, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

STILWELL — PETTIGREW, Attia Jean, 90, secretary, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — CRENSHAW-CALHOUN, Doretha W., 93, died Jan. 12. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — EALOM, Jacqueline, 61, retired Oklahoma State University cook, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — OVERSTREET, Mildred, 75, Ford Glass Co. glass handler, died Monday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Morning Star Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa.  

TULSA — WILSON, Gertrude, 83, homemaker, died Jan. 15. Cremation under the direction of Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WHITEFIELD — McCARTER, Julia Ann, 62, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Whitefield Cemetery, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

REDDEN Raymond Jess, 2 p.m., Gateway International Church, Roland. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)