MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 30, 2013

Deaths 10.30.13


— LOCAL

COX, Ruth Mary, 91, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ELMORE, Lawrence E., 88, retired computer analyst, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Martha Ann, 83, homemaker, died Oct. 26. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JACKSON, Kathy L., 53, teacher, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEWIS, Steven Dean, 51, forklift driver, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LIGONS, Linda Mae, 65, FAA secretary, died Oct. 23. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Grayson Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MONTGOMERY, Elmer J., 89, retired Montgomery Trucking owner/teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

THOMPSON, Mary Maude, 94, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Antioch Cemetery, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

WILLIAMS, Barbara, 74, retired, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.



AREA

COOKSON — WARD-ADAMS, Velma, 74, model/homemaker, died Oct. 25. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cookson United Methodist Church, Cookson, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

GORE — ECKENBERGER, John Edward II, 71, social worker, died Oct. 23. Services 2 p.m. Nov. 6, Gore United Methodist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKTAHA — PUCKETT, Rev. Richard Jr. “Sonny,” 71, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PORTER — MASTERSON, Lenell, 86, Baker’s Catfish cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Haskell Assembly of God Church, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PORTER — SIMEROTH, Travis L., 73, Tulsa Brake and Spring, died Sept. 17. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM — BURR, Calvin Leo, 71, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Porum Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWER, Charles D., 81, insurance restoration, died Oct. 24. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas M., 78, maintenance mechanic, died Oct. 23. Services 2 p.m. Nov. 9, First Baptist Church of Kansas, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — KERTH, John K., 85, missionary, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — OOSAHWE, Patricia, 62, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHEPHERD, Della “Becky,” 83, homemaker, died Oct. 25. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WASHINGTON, Margaret, 85, Midwestern Nursery worker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — MARTIN, Mary Belle, 73, retired cook, died Tuesday. No services planned, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BLACKGUM — WRIGHT, Frances Louise, 74, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Blackgum, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

COWETA — SMITH, William Clarence II “Bill,” 64, construction superintendent, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

FRISCO, Texas (formerly of Muskogee) — REED, Denoval Dwayne, 61, insurance consultant, died Oct. 23. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Granger-House of Winn. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Deans Chapel Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

OKLAHOMA CITY — JASPER, Charles Anthony “C.J.,” 59, Dunn’s Construction laborer, died Oct. 26. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — FOREMAN, Monte’ H.E., 37, Tay’s Auto Detail detailer, died Sunday. Visitation noon to  6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Haskell, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

TULSA — GREGO, Lorraine M., 59, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WASHINGTON D.C. (formerly of Wagoner) — WILLIAMS, Vondell (Dosede), 62, retired Sasha Bruce Youthwork social worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

JACKSON, Kathy L., 1 p.m., Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

JORDAN, Doris Marie, 11 a.m., Faith Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

MASTERSON, Lennell, 10 a.m., Haskell Assembly of God Church. (Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell)

SMITH, Jim H., 2 p.m., Dowdy Funeral Chapel, Haskell. (Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell)