MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 25, 2013

Deaths 11.26.13


— LOCAL

BARTLEY, Jason Ray, 42, paralegal, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

BILLINGS, the Rev. Michael E., 74, evangelist, died Friday. Services noon today, Lighthouse Christian Center, Eufaula, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

ELLIS, Edna Laverne, 83, retired registered nurse, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

GOODWIN, Loretta Irene, 77, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MOORE, Walter L., 86, retired railroad employee, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

RICHERSON, James Henry, 85, Department of Transportation employee, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

ROBERTS, Jacob Wayne, 21, Homeland grocery stocker/bagger, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — CANEPA, Travis, 48, Hughes Lumber foreman, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — FREEDLUND, Richie, 42, handyman, died Nov. 11. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

HULBERT — BOTTS, Randy Andy, 58, handyman/repairman, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKTAHA — HALE, Timmie Lee Sr., 60, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Middleton Chapel Cemetery, Oktaha, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WAGONER — MOORE, Donald Lee, 83, Don’s Garage owner/operator, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

ANAHEIM, Calif. — HOOPER, John William, 56, died Thursday. No services planned.

BOKOSHE — TACKETT, Billy Ray “Bill,” 77, coal mine/oilfields, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Solid Rock Pentecostal Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

COWETA — McDANIEL, Cecile, 87, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Broken Arrow, Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home, Coweta.

STILWELL — GEER, Trice L., 76, electrical engineer, died Sunday. Services at a later date, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — DEGLER, David W., 85, machinist, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WICHITA, Kan. — HAYES, Timothy, 52, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — TUCKER, Shari, 55, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BILLINGS, the Rev. Michael, noon, Lighthouse Christian Center, Eufaula. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Checotah)

FISHER-STEELEY, Lula, 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

HALE, Timmie Lee Sr., 2 p.m., Middleton Chapel Cemetery, Oktaha. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

JAMES, Artie Helena, 1 p.m., Gum Spring Free Will Baptist Church. (Hibbs Funeral Home)

MOORE, Donald L., 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

TOWE, James Daniel, 10 a.m., Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro)