MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 16, 2014

Deaths 01.17.14


— LOCAL

ARMSTER, Billie Joseph, 78, Brockway Glass foreman, died Wednesday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BITTING, Jesse Lee, 93, strategic air command navigator, died Dec. 18. Services 3 to 7 p.m. at family residence, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

BREWSTER, Doenye Elaine, 80, dress shop owner, died Jan. 5. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BUFFINGTON, Chloe Ellen, 84, retired, died Tuesday. Services noon today, Boulevard Christian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CONRAD, Eugene “Jigs,” 92, cook, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

MAJORS, Donald Gene, 52, concrete construction, died Wednesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

NIXON, Anna Rose, 77, surgical scrub nurse, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

ROZELL, Chrysta Mae Sue, infant daughter of Lacy Rozell, died Jan. 10. Services 10 a.m. today, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

BOYNTON — YOUNGER, Floyd Sr., 84, laborer, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Boynton, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CHECOTAH — FIELDON, Paul, 85, Boeing engineer/scientist, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HASKELL — MYERS, Georgina M. (Jenny), 39, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Haskell Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

REDBIRD — GYANT, LaMonika D., 29, assistant school teacher, died Jan. 9. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Mohawk, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TAHLEQUAH — BROSTROM, Allen W., 84, Air, Land, & Sea Travel Agency president, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VANCE, Robert L., 67, brick mason, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BROWN, Thomas Lester “Toby,” 67, CBS cameraman, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DIETER, Donna Ree, 54, registered nurse, died Wednesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JONES, “Sue,” 66, retired Sequoyah Bay State Park employee, died Jan. 7. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — BARRICKS, Thelma I., 86, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

GROVE — EDWARDS, Elizabeth Kay, infant daughter of Jeremy and Alicean Edwards, died Jan. 12. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Star Cemetery, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — ASBERRY, Mable, 79, Okmulgee Memorial Hospital certified nurses’ aide, died Sunday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OWASSO — HAUG, Ruth H., 88, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavilion, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

SALLISAW — HALL, Faye Nell, 79, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — SPEAR, Gerald Dwain, 67, real estate appraiser, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — BARBEE, Jason Leon, 79, real estate/insurance, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Spiro First Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — LeGATE, Joe “Mike,” 61, international flight attendant, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

TULSA — LEWIS, Charles Earl Sr., 55, butcher, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MARSHALL, Willie J., 51, laborer, died Jan. 9. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



SERVICES TODAY

BUFFINGTON, Chloe Ellen, noon, Boulevard Christian Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

HAUG, Ruth H., 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavilion. (Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)

HENDERSON, Linda K., 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, McCurtain. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

HOLLOWAY, Mary Frances, 1 p.m., Coleman Cemetery. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

LAY, Jeremy “Sean,” 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)

LeGATE, Joe “Mike,” 1 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

ROZELL, Chrysta Mae Sue, infant daughter of Lacy Rozell, 10 a.m., Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

VANCE, Robert L., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)