MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 17, 2013

Deaths 04.18.13


— LOCAL

DEERY, Francis Earl Jr. “Pete,” 89, Department of Defense, died Monday. Private family services at a later date, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GRAY, John Robert, 89, pharmacist, died Sunday. Services 1:30 p.m. Friday, St. Paul United Methodist Rowsey Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

FORT GIBSON — SLINKER, Glen David, 66, retired Fort Howard Paper Company, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Nazarene Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARK HILL — TRAMMEL, James L., 72, Murrell Home maintenance supervisor, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BULLOCK, Mary L., 79, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ACQUAYE, Rosemary Ayokor, 58, Walmart employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GOFORTH, Stephen “Gene,” 76, self-employed truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Assembly of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — OGDEN, Lawrence, 88, aircraft mechanic, died Monday. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — WINN, Deborah Irene, 61, caregiver, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Memorial service 11:30 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — FORREST-BECKHAM, Sheryl Ann, 52, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARNER — JONES, Orville “Skinny,” 82, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Assembly of God Church, Warner, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BELLA VISTA, Ark. — WARD, Alice Janie, 83, died April 13. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Old Green Cemetery, Westville, Benton County Funeral Home, Rogers, Ark.

CARLSBAD, N.M. (formerly of Muskogee) — GIBSON, Fay (Seward), 103, retired teacher, died April 12. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Greenhill Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

CLAREMORE — BICKFORD, Paul “Pops,” 59, business owner, died Friday. Services 2:12 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Claremore, Rice Funeral Service, Claremore.

KEOTA — McKINNEY, Walton “Cotton,” 85, retired minister, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Hilltop Free Holiness Church of Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — O’NEAL, Dutch Raymond, 70, died April 4. Funeral mass 11  a.m. Saturday, Holy Souls Catholic Church, Little Rock Funeral Home, Little Rock, Ark.

MAZIE — COBLENTZ, Thomas “Tom,” 86, dairy farmer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

MULDROW — GANN, Jennie Ruth, 85, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW — SMITH, Terry David, 59, dog trainer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — CLARK, Debra R., 53, homemaker, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, God’s Shining Light Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — RODGERS, Henry Lee, 49, laborer, died April 6. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — MANTOOTH, Charles Edward, 70, sanitation department truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 3 p.m. Friday, Cantebury Church, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WATTS — TATE, Mildred L., 77, Brand Rex factory worker, died Tuesday. Services 3 p.m. Friday, New Hope Cemetery, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home of Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

JONES, Orville “Skinny,” 1 p.m., First Assembly of God, Warner. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

SLINKER, Glen David, 10 a.m., First Nazarene Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)