MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 16, 2012

Deaths 12.17.12


— LOCAL

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAVITT, John B., 87, retired minister, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Locust Grove Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

JOHNSON, Roberta S., 74, retired, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LESTER, John Bryan, 81, retail sales, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

SALMON, H.C. “Dick,” 88, retired retail manager, died Thursday. Services noon Tuesday, Christian Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SLOAN, B.J., 82, operating engineer, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TOLLER, Ella Mae, 97, died Dec. 11. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

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



AREA

BETHANY – SANDERS, Charlotte Ann, 66, social worker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

CHECOTAH – BONICELLI, Jessie M., 82, retired, died Friday. Services noon Wednesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – CARTER, Rayford, 45, furniture maker, died Wednesday. Visitation 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Central High Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

CHOTEAU – MARTIN, Anna B., 83, seamstress, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

HOWE – ESTEIN, Edward “Eddie,” 46, died Dec. 5. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory – Spiro.

QUINTON – MOON, Zelma Pearl “Jackie,” 75, custodian, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Greater Refuge Pentecostal Church, Hunn & Black Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – BERRY, Robert W., 89, planning supervisor, died Dec. 11. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home.

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

TAHLEQUAH – GILLON, David, 62, certified public accountant, died Dec. 10. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home.

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

TAHLEQUAH – WILSON, Annie, 90, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

VIAN – COLLINS, Robert, age not given, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER – ROSE, Linda Sue, 53, retired from Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, died Thursday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, at funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Mallett Funeral Home.

WEBBERS FALLS – DYER, Forrest Allen, 91, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service.

WEBBERS FALLS – SHAW, Sybil Mae, 88, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES

BARTLESVILLE – DIXSON, Mildred Claire, 91, homemaker, died Dec. 11. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

FORT SMITH, Ark. – RICHARDS, Hazel Lucille, 85, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory – Spiro.

SERVICES TODAY

BERRY, Robert W., 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

GILLON, David, 2 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

HAGGARD, Georgia M., 10:30 a.m., Enterprise (Okla.) Cemetery (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Stigler)

HAMMONS, Anna, 2 p.m., Elm Tree Baptist Church, Tahlequah (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

MOON, Zelma Pearl “Jackie,” 1 p.m., Greater Refuge Pentecostal Church (Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton)

SLOAN, B.J., 1 p.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

TOLLER, Ella Mae, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)