MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 14, 2014

Deaths 01.15.14


— LOCAL

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 pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

COOPER, Betty R., formerly of Muskogee, 94, retired, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

EAKMAN, James Robert, 68, high school teacher, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MATTHEWS, Hughie H., 87, retired welder, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

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

SPRINGER, Paul James, 71, Paul’s Diner owner, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SWARTZBAUGH, Lucia George, 90, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — WHISENHUNT, Rosa M., 80, retired White Stag, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Checotah Mission Outreach Full Gospel Church, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — COLE, Norman, 63, Belle Starr Marina owner, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church of Wainwright, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — HOLLOWAY, Mary Frances, 80, homemaker, died Jan. 6. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Coleman Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — ROLLAND, Norma M. (Cunningham) “Momma,” 77, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

HULBERT — JACKSON, Katherine L., 77, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

HULBERT — RICHMOND, Flora Ann, 86, home health provider, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Hulbert, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — HICKS, Julia Ann, 85, homemaker, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HLAD, Floye K., 79, Keppler Oil Company, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LAY, Jeremy “Sean,” 38, heavy equipment operator, died Jan. 8. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LISENBEE, Dorothy, 86, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VANCE, Robert L., 67, brick mason, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WORTHMAN, Roberta, 96, licensed practical nurse, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BROWN, Thomas Lester “Toby,” 67, CBS cameraman, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols 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.

WAGONER — McGRADY, Thomas Jr., 82, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — RICHMOND, Dee, 63, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services vocational counselor, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

OWASSO — HAUG, Ruth H., 88, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

SALLISAW — GOLESKI, Jo Carroll, 70, waitress, died Sunday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — SMITH, Kenneth Gene, 67, retired educator, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — WIGERT, William Lee, 26, cement layer, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Price Chapel Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — DeSHAZO, Viola “Spud,” 66, homemaker, died Sunday. No services planned, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STILWELL — ROSS, Lola Nadean, 82, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

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



SERVICES TODAY

COLE, Norman, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church of Wainwright. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

MATTHEWS, Hughie H., 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

RICHMOND, Flora Ann, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Hulbert. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

ROLLAND, Norma M. “Momma,” 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson. (Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)

SWARTZBAUGH, Lucia George, 1 p.m., Memorial Park Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

WHISENHUNT, Rosa M., 2 p.m., Mission Outreach Full Gospel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)