MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 21, 2013

Deaths 03.22.13


— LOCAL

BROWN, Leople Mackey, 86, homemaker, died March 15. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Canaan Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CRIBB, Harold Dean Windle, 76, mechanic, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

CROSSNO, Ruth Carol, 66, homemaker, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

GILFILLAN, Bruce W., 61, ultrasound technician, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Christian Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

JAMES, Norman LeRoy, 90, retired, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MACKEY, Cora Lou, 60, nurse, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McWILLIAMS, Joseph A., 72, retired military, died Tuesday. Services 12:30 p.m. today, Timothy Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKS, Robert L., 85, retired janitor, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

TURNEY, Lucille Virginia, 90, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WHITAKER, Christine Augusta, 89, Service Cab Co. dispatcher, died March 18. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2:30 p.m. Monday, Antioch Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

BOYNTON — CARTER, Lucille, 62, certified nurse’s assistant, died Monday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Boynton, Granger-House of Winn.

CHECOTAH — EUBANKS, Regina, 24, certified nurse’s assistant for Eufaula Manor Nursing Home, died Thursday, Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MURRAY, Harold, 72, painter, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — YOUNG, Harvey, 82, minister, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Church of Christ, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

OKAY — ASHLEY, Sheila Faye, 61, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKTAHA — COTHRAN, Jack L., 93, roughneck, died March 14. Services 1 p.m. today, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WAGONER — PERRY, Beatrice H. “Bea,” 85, former Wagoner Tribune owner/editor and Travel Tours founder, died Wednesday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SPECK, Aaron “Bud,” 72, warehouse parts manager, died March 11. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TURNER, Darla G., 56, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — BARNETT, Joe Louis, 57, Okmulgee Public Schools educator, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Wake service 6 to 8 p.m. today, Evening Light Saints Church of God. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Hawkins Cemetery, Hoffman, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKMULGEE — GREY, Raymond Foshee Sr., 91, retired Okmulgee Public Schools educator, died Tuesday. Rosary service 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Uganda Martyr’s Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — HOWELL, Naomi Ruth, 74, domestic worker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — ANDERSON, Calvin Lee, 48, laborer, died March 15. Visitation 3 to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Lifeline Outreach Ministries, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — FINLEY, Aaron, 79, deliveryman, died March 15. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Biglow’s Chapel of Peace, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WHITE, Brother Charlie, 95, Boeing mechanic, died March 17. Visitation 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Monday, North Sheridan Church of Christ, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Albert Eugene, 52, consultant, died March 16. Visitation noon to 6:30 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Omega Service 6:30 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — HORN, Billy Zachariah, 79, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services noon Tuesday, Garden of Memories Cemetery, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WICHITA, Kan. — WHARTON, Sandra Gale, 59, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

COTHRAN, Jack L., 1 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

CROSSNO, Ruth Carol, 1 p.m., First Baptist Church. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

GILFILLAN, Bruce W., 10 a.m., Christian Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

McWILLIAMS, Joseph A., 12:30 p.m., Timothy Baptist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

TURNER, Darla Gay, 11 a.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

TURNEY, Lucille Virginia, 2 p.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)