MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 17, 2013

Deaths.01.17.13


— LOCAL

BACKO, Sharon Elaine, 69, homemaker, died Jan. 4. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

COCKREHAM, Carol, 63, retired social worker, died Monday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

COOPER, Michael, 59, truck driver, died Sunday. Private family services, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

KERLEY, Gertha Lee (Yokley), 97, housewife, died Sunday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Booker T. Washington Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MEDEARIS, Frank M., 45, attorney, died Jan. 12. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SINER, Jean Ann, 63, retired school teacher, died Monday. Services 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oktaha Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARRIOR, Ebony Survonne, 30, Brentwood Nursing Home certified management accountant, died Jan. 10. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Faith Deliverance Christian Center, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

CHECOTAH — FRAZIER, Wynona, 80, retired White Stag seamstress, died Tuesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Funeral Home, Checotah. Services 2:30 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — BUMBAUGH, Barbara, 81, homemaker, died Jan. 11. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cookson United Methodist Church, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

EUFAULA — COBERLY, Troy A., 84, former Veteran’s Administration employee/minister, died Tuesday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Eufaula Assembly of God Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — MARTIN, Lulla Beatrice, 86, dietitian, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — DAY, James “Rusty,” 59, machinist, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.  

FORT GIBSON — THOMPSON, Thomas Lee, 68, Tulsa World circulation supervisor, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — WALLIS, Mrs. Robert Sue (Paulinea), 52, housewife, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — HENDRIX, E.J., 88, business owner, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JONES, Frank G., 79, rancher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PROCTOR, Phyllis, 83, registered nurse, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VIND, Gerald, 80, microbiologist, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — GRAY, Carolyn “Sue,” 69, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Southern Baptist Church, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MANARD, Billy, 82, Oklahoma Natural Gas heavy equipment operator, died Wednesday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WEBB, Betty J., 87, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WYNN, Winson James, 64, heavy equipment operator, died Saturday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Union Baptist Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAINWRIGHT — RAMSEY, John “Jiggs,” 92, farmer/

rancher, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Funeral Home, Checotah. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

WEBBERS FALLS — CROW, Flora Louise, 63, homemaker, died Jan. 12. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES

COWETA — KILGORE-MASHBURN, Norma Ruth, 71, caregiver, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church of God of Prophecy, Coweta, Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home, Coweta.

LAHOMA — FORTUNE, Larry Don, 66, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel, Enid, Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home, Enid.

MULDROW — CHILDERS, Arlene Frances, 59, Sonic employee, died Jan. 11. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Akins Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

MULDROW — MATLOCK, Mary Helen, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Assembly of God Church, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — THIERRY, Rickey, 54, plumber, died Jan. 11. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Chapel of Peace, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

QUINTON — BARNES, Crystal Dawn, 32, certified nursing assistant, died Tuesday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Quinton Elementary Gymnasium, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

TULSA — BOYKINS, Florence Arnett, 69, retired American Airlines, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — COLBERT, Johnnie, 48, entrepreneur, died Tuesday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Greater Shiloh Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — HALE, Rickey A., 59, Reasors meat department stocker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — WEAVER, Bonnie Sue, 75, cosmetologist, died Saturday Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Freddie, 45, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — BENNETT, Bonnie Laverne, 74, died Jan. 11. Services 9 a.m. Friday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — COPES, Gisel, 50, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Bibleway Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — DIXON, Charles Franklin, 52, died Wednesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — LEGGE, Kenneth, 46, died Monday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

CLABORN, Dorothy Jean, 1 p.m., Agent Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow)

GANN, Littlejohn, 10 a.m., Johnson Prairie Baptist Church. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

HENDRIX, E.J., 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

MARTIN, Lulla Beatrice, 1 p.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

SLOAN, J.L., 1 p.m., Lequire Baptist Church. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

WALLIS, Mrs. Robert Sue (Paulinea), 2 p.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)