MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 19, 2012

Deaths 12.20.12


— LOCAL

BELT, Kenneth B., 86, retired oil field worker, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CASTEEL, Larry J., 66, ACME Brick assembler, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired Veterans Administration, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

JOHNSON, Roberta S., 74, J&E Feed Corporation co-founder, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LESTER, John Bryan, 81, retail sales, died Sunday. Services were Wednesday, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

MARTIN, Anna B., 83, seamstress, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PARKS, Lorene M., 72, nurse, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PITTMAN, Eddie, 82, pawn broker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STACKHOUSE, Russell James, 76, retired, died Tuesday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STROUT, Lyman Samuel, 81, retired letter carrier, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WILSON, Kevin Francis, 53, painter, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

CHECOTAH — STIDHAM, Bobby, 82, retired electrician, died Tuesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

OKTAHA — HAMMONS, Dewey Gene, 74, musician, died Monday. No services planned, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PORUM — SMITH, Bob J., 83, drywall/painter/retired Porum Landing Volunteer Fire Department chief, died Monday. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

PORUM LANDING — HAIR, Frank Dale, 73, casino surveillance, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

TAHLEQUAH — CARPENTER, Wilma E., 93, retired Northeastern State University registrar, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church of Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CHASE, Harvey Lee, 76, retired United States Air Force, died Dec. 10. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TANNEHILL, Linda J., 65, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROSE, Linda Sue, 53, retired VA Medical Center, died Dec. 13. Services 1 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BETHANY — SANDERS, Charlotte Ann, 66, social worker, died Dec. 15. Services noon Saturday, Strain residence in Oklahoma City, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

BROKEN ARROW — STIDHAM, George W., 90, retired cattle rancher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow, Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.

CLAREMORE (formerly of Broken Arrow) — GREEN, J. Frank, 69, United States Army mechanic, died Wednesday. Services 9 a.m. Friday, Ragsdale Chapel of Respect, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

OKMULGEE — ELLIS, Willie J., 68, grocery stocker, died Wednesday. Services pending, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

PROCTOR — HOLLAND, Charles E. “Pete,” 74, machine tool dealer, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SPIRO — LAUGHLIN, Billy Joe, 82, bread salesman, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — HONEYCUTT, Martha Louise, 86, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

TULSA — GOUDEAU, Leon James, 47, construction worker, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church North, Beggs, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WINSTON, Jeane, 98, receptionist, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — JAMERSON, Ella, 89, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — NEAL, Charles Jr., stillborn, died Saturday. Services will be held at a later date, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — WILLIAMS, Claudette, 68, died Dec. 11. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Unity Temple Church of God In Christ, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

DAVID, Leon T., 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

JOHNSON, Roberta S., 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

MARTIN, Anna B., 12:30 p.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

PITTMAN, Eddie, 1 p.m., Southeast Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

ROSE, Linda Sue, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)