MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 18, 2012

Deaths 12.18.12


— LOCAL

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired Veterans Administration, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAVITT John B., 87, retired minister, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Hogan Cemetery, Locust Grove, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JOHNSON, Roberta S., 74, J&E Feed Corp. co-founder, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

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

PITTMAN, Eddie, 82, pawnbroker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

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



AREA

CHECOTAH — CARTER, Rayford, 45, furniture maker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Triplett Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

OKTAHA — HAMMONS, Dewey Gene Sr., 74, musician, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

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

TAHLEQUAH — GREEN BEACH, Virginia (Craig) “Ginger,” 77, vo-tech teacher, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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

TAHLEQUAH — WILSON, Annie, 90, nutritional provider, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Cedar Tree Tabernacle, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROSE, Linda Sue, 53, retired from Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, died Dec. 13. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — DYER, Forrest Allen, 91, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

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



LOCAL TIES

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

CHOUTEAU — MARTIN, Anna B., 83, seamstress, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

OKMULGEE — BUCKLEY, Betty Jean, 66, retired educator, died Dec. 10. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — DAVIS, John, 93, carpenter, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — McKINNEY, Archie Jr., 65, cosmetologist, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — PERRY, Howard “Pat,” 79, retired PSO, died Sunday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

PROCTOR — HOLLAND, Charles E., 74, machine tool dealer, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — GOUDEAU, Leon James, 47, construction worker, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SMITH, Phyllis Shannel, 53, respiratory therapist, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — SWEET, Paul L., 64, laborer, died Dec. 12. Cremation under the direction of Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WINSTON, Jeane, 98, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WESTVILLE — SWAKE, Rogene, 57, forklift driver, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.



SERVICES TODAY

CARTER, Rayford, 10 a.m., Triplett Cemetery, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

COLLINS, Robert, 1 p.m., Greenleaf Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

DYER, Forrest Allen, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

GRAVITT, John B., 2 p.m., Hogan Cemetery, Locust Grove. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

RANEY, Billy John, 2 p.m., Living Water Fellowship, Roland. (Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

SALMON, H.C. “Dick,” noon, Christian Chapel. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

WALLACE, Effie, 2 p.m., Way of the Cross Freewill Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)