MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 5, 2013

Deaths 02.05.13


— LOCAL

CAMPBELL, Brenda J., 63, retired Department of Corrections, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Haskell Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

DURANT, George F., 71, retired mechanic, died Feb. 2. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HIGHERS, Mary Ann, 77, died Saturday. Memorial service pending, Brown’s Funeral Service, Durant.

SMITH Suenell, 82, retired teacher/speech therapist, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

BOYNTON — KELLEY, John Edd, 72, retired from Carrier Corp., died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church of Wainwright, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — ALLEN, Isaac, 72, farmer, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — BERRY, Mary Louise, 86, retired from AT&T, died Jan. 29. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — ROBISON, Kelli, 50, administration secretary, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Faith Temple, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

PARK HILL — JOHNSON, Maurice King, 73, electrician, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Brigid Catholic Church, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

PORTER — HALL, Hazel Ruth, 82, retired cashier, died Feb. 1. Memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Porter First Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PORTER — MORELAND, Bonnie Marie, 94, retired Moreland’s Dairy Bar owner, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PORTER — TIBBS, Tony H., 90, retired, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Vernon Cemetery, Coweta, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — LOWREY, William N. Jr., 48, butcher, died Jan. 30. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Lowrey Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — MATLOCK, Roy Edward, 85, GTE Phone Co., died Wednesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — JONES, Dollie Faye, 86, retired beautician, died Saturday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BUNCH — LEACH-SQUIRREL, Merle D., 53, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

ENTERPRISE — HARMON, Gerald Gene, 65, retired roofer, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

FORT COFFEE — REYNOLDS, Freddie, 64, laborer, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — COOPER, Louis Edmond, 75, retired military, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MAZIE — COBLENTZ, Josephine, 81, homemaker, died Saturday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Mazie, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — MYERS, David Lyn, 64, elementary school teacher, died Saturday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

POTEAU — GAITHER, Kenneth Ray, 78, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

RALEIGH, N.C. — RUSSELL, John Homer, 92, restaurant owner, died Jan. 30. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

SALLISAW — DAY, Anna May, 80, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — STACY, Cecil James, 77, machinist, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — BUTLER, Donald, 66, hydrologist, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WHITLEY, Demetria, 53, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WATTS — SANDERSON, Lisa Ann, 43, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Mountain View Church, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WESTVILLE — HAMILTON, Lenora, 86, public health representative, died Friday. Services pending, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. — ALBERTS, Kyrin Lee, infant, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

CAMPBELL, Brenda J., 2 p.m., Haskell Assembly of God Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

CHILDERS, Sherry Arlene, 10 a.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

DIAMOND, Robert Earl Jr., 2 p.m., Oakgrove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

JUMPER, Lillie, 2 p.m., Johnson Prairie Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

KAZMIR, Betty J., 2:30 p.m., Fields Cemetery, Porum. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

KELLEY, John E., 2 p.m., Wainwright First Baptist Church. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

MATLOCK, Roy Edward, 10:30 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

MORELAND, Bonnie Marie, 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

ROBISON, Kelli, 10 a.m., Faith Temple, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Checotah)