MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 1, 2013

Deaths 07.02.13


— LOCAL

COX, Norma Jean (Glover), 74, executive secretary, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, New Hope Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HUMPHREY, Lois, 88, VA Center office manager, died June 28. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

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

LANDRY, James H., 55, heavy-equipment operator, died Monday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LAWHORN, Leona Joyce, 70, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

MENELEY, Vickie Renee, 51, dietary cook, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Bible Baptist Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

MOORE, Mary Lou, 79, manager, formerly of Oktaha, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

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. today, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — ATKINSON, Dorothy Mae, 86, retired domestic laborer, died June 25. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Morning Star Baptist Church, Warrior Community, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

CHECOTAH — BROWN, Ila Mae, 60, disabled, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

CHECOTAH — DAVISSON, Anna L., 87, retired teacher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & 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 10 a.m. Wednesday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Serenity Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — RENFROE, Kenneth P., 79, Roadway Express operations manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — SPARLING, Sue, 74, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Lutheran Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — BUCKHORN, Charles, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — DUNN, Velma Sue, 76, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

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

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



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — ROE, Carroll D. “C.D.,” 84, carpenter, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BROKEN ARROW — HALL, Jerry W., 67, painter, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Hendrix Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (formerly of Porter) — MARSHALL, Marsha Lynn, 58, Veterans Administration Medical Center cook, died June 26. Services at a later date, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MULDROW — GLEASON, Johnny Bob, 47, football coach, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Muldrow First Assembly of God Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — HADLEY, Earl, 83, TV repairman, died Sunday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — COMBS, James Carlton, 78, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — LONG, Jackie Leroy, 61, general laborer, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — PLUMMER, Denna Faye, 62, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — OLIVER, Junior, 86, truck driver, died Monday. Services 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STILWELL — UNGER, Fannie (Kirk), 60, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bell Baptist Church, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — CARTER, Kathryn “Kathy,” 57, Allied Motion technician, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Tahlequah City Cemetery Gazebo, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — CHATMAN-WILLIAMS, Rozelle Denise, 40, nursing aide, died June 23. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — JAMES, Jessie, 65, truck driver, died June 24. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — LAMB, John Weldon, 81, environmental control, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TULSA — MARTIN, Bessie Marie, 76, dietary aide, died Saturday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — PASSNO, William Arthur, 94, owner/operator of trucking company, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

DUNN, David Glenn, 10 a.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

ELLIS, George Ann, 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Ragsdale Funeral Center, Muskogee)

HUNTER, John J. III “Jocko,” 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

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

THAYER, Opal, 10 a.m., Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)