MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 6, 2014

Deaths 03.07.14


— LOCAL

FLETCHER, Marjorie L., 85, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HUMPHREY, James “Jim,” 78, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MORGAN, Carl Raymond Sr., 86, commercial electrician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SPIVEY, Imogene, 84, homemaker, died Feb. 28. Private family services, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — CRAKER, Kensleigh, infant daughter of Steven and Samantha Craker, died Tuesday. Private family burial, Jones Family Cemetery, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — LERBLANCE, Kimberly Ann, 55, beautician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MAUCH, Bob Leroy, 77, retired Navy, died Tuesday. No services planned, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — COZBY, Donald W. “Don,” 63, welder/oilfield worker, died Wednesday. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — KELLEY-RYKER, Dena Lauren, 53, retired VA Regional Office, died Saturday. Services noon today, New Hope Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

OKAY — JAMES, Paula L., 59, waitress, died Sunday. Family conducted memorial service 11 a.m. today, Boulevard Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORTER — GOOD, Sharon F., 63, S and B Concrete, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Greenwood Cemetery, Porter, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — GRIMES, Barbara J., 83, Wycliff translator, died Saturday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MASSEY, Tana, 40, dental assistant, died Monday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VIVEROS-PACHECO, Esther, 62, health care provider, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — CRAIN, Nancy, 73, United Healthcare customer service, died Feb. 26. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — THOMPSON, Juanita Kaye, 52, medication aide, died Wednesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. No services planned, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — REECE, Richard Leon, 68, Whitlock maintenance supervisor, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God Church, Webbers Falls, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — BUCKLEY, Kenneth D., 88, Army Corp. of Engineers, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

SALINA, Kan. — WALTERS, Dora Marie, 88, homemaker, died March 3. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Salvation Army Church, Salina, Kan., Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SALLISAW — GABLE, Louie Clyde II, 49, casino teller, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Greater New Bethel Baptist Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — PRENTICE, Ramona, 85, retired telephone operator, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Garland Cemetery, Stigler, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — MILLER, Telon Sayles Jr., 59, construction, died Monday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — NELSON, Herman, 77, machine operator, died Feb. 26. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WARE, Elwitta O., 91, assembly worker, died Sunday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Church of the Living God #53, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VINITA — WELCH, George Ernest, 54, disabled, died Feb. 23. Services 2 p.m. today, Marble City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WHITEFIELD — CROWDER, Billy Junior, 87, welder, died Feb. 22. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Whitefield Cemetery, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

CRAKER, Kensleigh, Private family burial, Jones Family Cemetery. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

GOOD, Sharon F., 10 a.m., Greenwood Cemetery, Porter. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HERRIN, Doris A., 2 p.m., Cookson Baptist Church. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)

HUMPHREY, James “Jim,” 2 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

JAMES, Paula L., 11 a.m., Boulevard Christian Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

KELLEY-RYKER, Dena Lauren, noon, New Hope Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

UNDERWOOD, Albert Edward, 10 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)