MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 7, 2013

Deaths 05.08.13


— LOCAL

CLAYTON, Billy Don, 54, mechanic, died Friday. No services planned, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

DOWNING, Charles “Chuck,” 70, deputy, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Grandview Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HAGGARD, Robert A., 89, retired First National Bank, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MORRIS, Damon Allen, 38, shop foreman, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Christian Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

RUSSELL, Shirley F., 72, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

YOTHER, Jesse Olen, 76, plumbing contractor, died Thursday. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. Private family services planned, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — HALE, Juanita, 88, retired Cedar Manor Nursing Home aide, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — BLAIR, Edna Louise, 92, Eufaula Anchor Paint Store owner/operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lake Eufaula Christian Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PARK HILL — HOLLOWAY, Joan A., 82, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — SEATON, Joe A., 68, kitchen manager, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ASHCRAFT, Ernest R., 86, pastor, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Northside Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BURNETT, Oliver D., 84, Tahlequah Public Works employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HOUSEHOLDER, Jean, 80, bank teller, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RICHARDSON, Jennifer N., 63, retired, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Church of Lord Jesus Christ, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WAGONER — CROCKER, Jack Raymond Jr., 71, electrical engineer, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. May 18, First Christian Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MUNS, Steven Michael, 47, electrician, died Monday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — NEAL, Carol, 84, died Tuesday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (formerly of Wybark Community) — HIGHTOWER, Reecy Williams, 82, nurse, died April 26. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon today, Central Missionary Baptist Church. Services noon today, Central Missionary Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

OKMULGEE — FOURNELL, Darren William, 25, house painter, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, World Outreach Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE (formerly of Twin Hills) — GRIMMETT, Edna Marie, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Twin Hills Gymnasium, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — LINQUIST, Robert Charles, 82, retired refinery engineer, died April 29. Services 11 a.m. today, McClendon-Winters Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

STILWELL — SISCO, Clifton “Wayne,” 75, truck driver, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — BYERS, Bonnie Lee, 77, housekeeper, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — WILLYARD, Mildred Christine, 79, secretary, died Monday. Visitation noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Leonard United Methodist Church. Services noon Thursday, Leonard United Methodist Church, Green Hill Funeral Home of Owasso.



SERVICES TODAY

BLAIR, Edna Louise, 10 a.m., Lake Eufaula Christian Church. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

HAGGARD, Robert A., 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HALE, Juanita, 2 p.m., Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

HENSON, Russell Wayne, 2 p.m., Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

HIGHTOWER, Reecy Williams, noon, Central Missionary Baptist Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

KING, Debra Sue, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

POWELL, Gracie L., 2 p.m., McCurtain First Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

SPENCE, Mildred D., 2 p.m., Cottonwood Freewill Baptist Church, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)