MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 30, 2013

Deaths 12.01.13


— LOCAL

HOFSCHULTE, Martha Anna, 91, homemaker, died Thursday. Rosary service 7 p.m. today, Foster’s Ivory Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MORRISON, Johnnie Lee, 82, Oklahoma Natural Gas clerk, died Friday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

MURRAY, Roy Lee, 51, Papa John’s delivery driver, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Bible Baptist Church, Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home, Coweta.

SANDERS, Thomas (Tom), 73, retired from OG&E, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenhill Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THOMPSON, Alfred R. Jr., 53, disabled, died Nov. 20. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BORNE, Trudy, 55, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — CANEPA, Travis, 48, Hughes Lumber foreman, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SISK, Lois, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — TOWNSEND, Betty, 84, retired assistant vice president and branch manager of Eufaula Branch of Cimarron Federal Savings and Loan Association, died Thursday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MILLS, Joe Jr., 78, truck driver, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hunn and Black Funeral Home, Quinton, Hunn and Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

FORT GIBSON — WALLACE, Ada Leona, 77, registered nurse, died Nov. 25. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

PARK HILL — WALKER, David A., 73, minister, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FRENCH, October, 20 months, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — STIERWALT, Bertha, 60, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — RAGSDALE, William Henry, 89, auto body repairman, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — RHODES, James N. “Jim,” 86, carpenter, died Friday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wagoner Assembly of God, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SYFRETT, George A., 72, retired firefighter, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

KENDALIA, Texas — UECKER, Cynthia Fite, 60, registered nurse, died Nov. 27. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Boerne Church of Christ, Beorne, Texas, Ebenspberger-Fisher Funeral Home, Boerne, Texas.

SPIRO — FRANCIS, Janice, 60, nursing/home health aide, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STILWELL — THIRSTY, Willie Mae, 84, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Elm Tree Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

VIAN — CRAIGHEAD, Sheila Joy Menie, 61, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Webbers Falls First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.