MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 15, 2012

Deaths 12.15.12


— LOCAL

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAVITT, John B., 87, retired minister, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Locust Grove Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MOORE, Leola E., 90, retired registered nurse, died Dec. 8. Services 9 a.m. today, Chandler Road Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SALMON, H.C. “Dick,” 88, retired retail manager, died Thursday. Services noon Tuesday, Christian Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SIPES, Billy Leon, 69, carpenter, died Dec. 7. Private family memorial service, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SLOAN, B.J., 82, operating engineer, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TOLLER, Ella Mae, 97, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BONICELLI, Jesse M., 82, retired housewife, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — CARTER, Rayford, 45, furniture maker, died Wednesday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Central High Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — HILL, Doris Jean, 87, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — BERRY, Robert W., 89, planning supervisor, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GILLON, David, 62, certified public accountant, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HIX, William D., 81, small engine repair, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WADE, Rhonda L., 55, died Monday. Services 3 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COLE, Dwight, 64, retired U.S. Army, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — KEETON, Tarzon, 96, Wagon Public School custodian/bus driver, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — ROSE, Linda, 53, retired VA Medical Center, died Thursday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — MORTON, Ronald Dean “Knott,” 74, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Warner Memorial Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BARTLESVILLE — DIXSON, Mildred Claire, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GANS — TUDOR, Connie Sue, 62, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Sallisaw.

LANGLEY (formerly of Webbers Falls and Warner) — HUNTER, Jerry Lee, 62, died Feb. 22. Services 1 p.m. today, Warner Memorial Cemetery, Luginbuel Funeral Home, Vinita.

MULDROW — RANEY, Billy John, 76, Wortz Biscuit Company mixer, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Living Water Fellowship, Roland, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

PRYOR — SOWERS, Bobby G. Sr., 69, laborer, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

QUINTON — MOON, Zelma Pearl “Jackie,” 75, died Thursday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Greater Refuge Pentecostal Church, Quinton, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

SALLISAW — WALLACE, Effie, 93, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Way of the Cross Freewill Baptist Church, Sallisaw, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — CHUCULATE, Judy, 60, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

STILWELL — ROBISON, Woodie Leon, 84, carpenter, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WESTVILLE — SMALL, Debra Lynn, 57, secretary, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Pierce Cemetery, Pierce, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

DAVIS, Artie V., 2 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness Church, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

HILL, Doris Jean, 10 a.m., Fort Gibson Christian Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HIX, William D., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

KEETON, Tarzon, 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

MOORE, Leola A., 9 a.m., Chandler Road Church of Christ. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

MORTON, Ronald Dean “Knott,” 10 a.m., Warner Memorial Cemetery. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

OLIVER, Sandy, 1 p.m., Victory Worship Center, Spiro. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

PIERCE, Tamie Lynn, 2 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

SOWERS, Bobby G., 10 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

WADE, Rhonda L., 3 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)