MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 30, 2013

Deaths 07.01.13


— LOCAL

COX, Norma Jean, 74, died Sunday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HUNTER, John J. III “Jocko,” 42, marketing and sales, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MENELEY, Vickie Renee, 51, dietary cook, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

PLUNKETT, EMMITT C. “Pete,” 83, retired from Goodyear Tires and Oklahoma School for the Blind, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SUDBERRY-JENNINGS, Bonnie H., 94, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

THAYER, Opal, 90, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WHITAKER, Robert “Bob,” 84, retired C.R. Anthony store manager, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — DAVISSON, Anna L., 87, retired teacher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — HAMMONTREE, Paulette, 59, retired Head Start teacher, died June 21. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Checotah Church of Christ, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — BURRIGHT, Charles, 56, golf course attendant, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — SEVIER, Salvador “Sal,” 74, retired from Oklahoma Highway Patrol, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — SPARLING, Mary Sue, 74, died Saturday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — BUCKHORN, Charles, no age given, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — DUNN, Velma, 76, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FOX, Mark A., 47, bricklayer, died June 16. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HERRON, Trinton G., 17, student, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Tahlequah High School Performing Arts Center, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MODEN, Connie, 69, retired preschool director, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PACK, Carolyn, 64, nurse’s assistant, died June 25. Private family services, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SWIMMER, Floella W., 86, nurse’s aide, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — PILKERTON, Larry Norman, 56, lot porter for Keystone Chevrolet, died June 24. Services 11 a.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — SHELBY, Luther “Mutt,” 89, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — HALL, Jerry W., 67, painter, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MIDWEST CITY (formerly of Muskogee) — ELLIS, George Ann, 80, SPD for Muskogee Regional Medical Center, died June 21. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Ragsdale Funeral Center, Muskogee.

MOUNDS — ROE, C.D., 84, died Sunday in Tulsa. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

TULSA — CARTER, Kathryn “Kathy,” 57, Allied Motion technician, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — LAMB, John Weldon, 81, died Sunday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.



SERVICES TODAY

PILKERTON, Larry Norman, 11 a.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

PLUNKETT, Emmitt C. “Pete,” 2 p.m., Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

SHELBY, Luther “Mutt,” 10 a.m., First Baptist Church. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

WHITAKER, Robert “Bob,” 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)