MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 21, 2013

Deaths 01.22.13


— LOCAL

BROWN, Joe Charles, 85, ironworker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JONES, Paul, 96, retired from Muskogee Water Department, died Sunday. Services pending, Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

LAUDERDALE, Jessie Olive, 94, retired from Humpty Dumpty, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKER, Cleo, 96, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

 

AREA

BRAGGS — RIGGS, Joan, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, Braggs, Millsap Funeral Service.

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

COOKSON — HOLMES, Henry, 86, landscaper, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

COUNCIL HILL — BARKLEY, Neva “Delores,” 91, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner/operator of Chief and Palace movie theaters and Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory.

HASKELL — STONES, J.T., 86, baker for Hostess Cakes, died Sunday. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Chapel of Remembrance, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, JoAnn, 77, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WARNER — SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Muskogee, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS — BUCHANAN, Christopher, 26, McDonald’s employee, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.



LOCAL TIES

ARDMORE (formerly of Muskogee) — HARRISON, Patricia Ruth, 69, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel.

BROKEN ARROW — JONES, Donald W., 66, retired postman, died Sunday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Floral Haven Funeral Home and Cemetery.

DEER PARK, Texas (formerly of Westville) — MAPLES, Florence, 90, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

KANSAS, Okla. — DAVIS, Keith “Sonny,” 59, poultry dispatcher, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Long Prairie Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KANSAS, Okla. — MOUSE, Rosie M., 74, home health provider, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Long Prairie Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MULDROW — MORNINGSTAR, Eugene Ray Sr., 88, plumber, died Friday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — FULTZ, Sarah J., 71, Walmart department manager, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Preston, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

ROLAND — REDDEN, Raymond Jess, 87, cattle rancher, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Gateway International Church, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SPIRO — STINSON, Barbara Ann, 76, certified nurse assistant, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — WIER, John C., 47, registered nurse, died Sunday. Services pending, King-Shearwood Funeral Home.

STILWELL — ROBERTS, George Stewart, 52, lineworker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Chulio Cemetery, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — SAM, Mary Ann, 60, forklift driver, died Sunday. No services planned. Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — AKINS, Patricia, 54, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — OVERSTREET, Mildred, 75, Ford Glass employee, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WHITEFIELD — McCARTER, Julia Ann, 62, died Monday. Services pending, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

WICHITA, Kan. — JONES, Julia Mary, 84, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BARKLEY, Neva, 1 p.m., Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Checotah)

CRAIGHEAD, Odis Odell, 2 p.m., Assembly of God, Webbers Falls. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

ELWICK, Edice, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

LAUDERDALE, Jessie Olive, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

PARKER, Cleo, 1 p.m., Elm Grove Assembly of God. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

POST, Glema Grace, 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

THOMPSON, Brenda K., 10 a.m., Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

TRAPP, Glynda Gayle, 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)