MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 15, 2014

Deaths 01.16.14


— LOCAL

BITTING, Jesse Lee, 93, strategic air command navigator, died Dec. 18. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

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 noon Friday, Boulevard Christian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CONRAD, Eugene “Jigs,” 92, cook, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

COOPER, Betty R., formerly of Muskogee, 94, retired, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenhill 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. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WASHINGTON, Romon James, 54, Muskogee Public Schools custodian, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.



AREA

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

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

HULBERT — KEMPER, Casey A., 41, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

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

REDBIRD — GYANT, LaMonika D., 29, assistant school teacher, died Jan. 9. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Mohawk, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

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 — VANCE, Robert L., 67, brick mason, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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

WAGONER — BROWN, Thomas Lester “Toby,” CBS cameraman, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, Wagoner, 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.



LOCAL TIES

GANS — POINDEXTER, Marvine June, 65, homemaker, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Akins Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

McCURTAIN — HENDERSON, Linda K., 68, retired school teacher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, McCurtain, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

OWASSO — HAUG, Ruth H., 88, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, 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.

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.

TULSA — LEWIS, Charles Earl Sr., 55, butcher, died Wednesday. Services pending Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MARSHALL, Willie J., 51, laborer, died Jan. 9. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MARZETT-HIGGS, Dorsie Mae, 89, dietitian, died Jan. 9. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Amos Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Boley, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — OUSLEY, Ronald Sr., 73, laborer, died Jan. 10. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel. Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WILLIS, Bertha, 88, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

COOPER, Betty R., 11 a.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

SPRINGER, Paul James, 2 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

WIGERT, William Lee, 1 p.m., Price Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

WORTHMAN, Roberta, 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)