MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 12, 2014

Deaths 05.13.14


— LOCAL

ASKEW, James L., 87, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HALEY, Eugene W. “Gene,” 89, retired grocery store owner, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Chandler Road Church of Christ, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HODGE, Jack D., 90, retired Union Pacific Railroad, died Monday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

McCOLLOUGH, Wanda, 76, Brockway Glass inspector, died May 7. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Greenwood Cemetery, Porter, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

MOORE, Malcolm, 44, self-employed, died May 2. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremationi Service of Muskogee.

SCOTT, Bette C., 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — THOMAS, Shirley, 63, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Council Hill Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — RILEY, Gloria, 65, homemaker, died Saturday. Private family services, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

PARK HILL — HALLIGER, Russell J., 78, highway construction supervisor, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ANDERSON, Richard, 32, laborer, died Sunday. Memorial services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WILLIAMS, Faye, 92, Tinker Air Force Base dispatcher, died May 5. Memorial services 11 a.m. today, Saint Brigid Catholic Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BLAIR, Bettie, 83, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Immanuel Baptist Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McMAHAN, Pauline Mae, 98, died Monday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PHILLIPS, Vicky L., 59, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SCHNITSKI, Effie Ruth, 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Mazie-Chouteau, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHEARRER, Edith Marietta, 77, retired Wal-Mart associate, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — CHAPPELL, Burl, 98, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Warner First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

WARNER — VANCE, Claudia J., 58, self-employed, died Monday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

FORT SMITH, Ark. — LEDFORD, Kezia Ta’Nee, 21, Wal-Mart cashier, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Woodland United Methodist Church, Fort Smith, Ark., Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MULDROW — DICK, William Eli, 63, Bill’s Auto Repair owner/operator, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fellowship Baptist Church, Nicut, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

MULDROW — ROGERS, David Allen, 34, Army National Guard / laborer, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — GREGORIO, Angelo D., 88, machinist, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

PRYOR — BUSBY, Margaret, 78, nurse’s aide, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall, Pryor, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

SPIRO — TYLER-HOLTON, Hattie Edgle, 74, Pocola Nursing Home cook, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.

STIGLER — LOPEZ, Braiden Andres, infant son of Emiliano and Jenna Good-Lopez of Stigler, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STILWELL — HAMES, Vivian Louise, 85, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.



SERVICES TODAY

BUSBY, Margaret, 10 a.m., Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall, Pryor. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

HALEY, Eugene W. “Gene,” 10 a.m., Chandler Road Church of Christ, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

SARTEN, Harley J., 2 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

SCHNITSKI, Effie Ruth, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Mazie-Chouteau. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)