MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 23, 2014

Deaths 02.24.14


— LOCAL

CAPPS, Donna Jane, 72, speech therapist for Broken Arrow Public Schools, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CRAIG, Lois V.,  82, commercial cook for Muskogee Public Schools, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOLMES, Annie Ruth, 85, florist, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KING, Ishmael B., 61, master carpenter, died Feb. 19. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McLAUGHLIN, Raymond T. “Mac,” 69, retired from Navy, died Feb. 20. Family visitation, 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, at funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

NORMAN, Curtis Lee III, 4, died Feb. 17. Services 11 a.m., Beebe Memorial CME Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PAGE, Jewel Lucille, 92, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SMOTTS, Opal Virginia, 93, retired, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BUCKMASTER, Billy Dean, 67, retired, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Checotah First Assembly of God, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — RHODES, James “Jim,” 71, cattle buyer, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — YORK, Richard David, 58, employee of Tire One, died Feb. 19. Services 2 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

COUNCIL HILL — LACKEY, Harold Gene, 81, retired owner of Lackey’s Y Store, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

FORT GIBSON — HOLT, Russell A., 52. retired, died Thursday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — HUDGINS, Jessie Mae, 83, retired customer service representative, died Thursday. Services noon today, Church of Christ, Braggs, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

WAGONER — OGDEN, J.B. “Red,” 77, retired owner of B and R Auto, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

LAWTON — GREEN, Robert D., 34, prison counselor, died Feb. 12. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Paradise Valley Baptist Church, Lawton, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

OKMULGEE — COLBERT, Marsha, 62, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, House of Winn, Muskogee.

WHITEFIELD — CROWDER, Billy Junior, 87, welder, died Sunday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

BUCKMASTER, Billy Dean, 10 a.m., Checotah First Assembly of God. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

CAPPS, Donna Jane, 2 p.m., Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

CRAIG, Lois V., 10 a.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

HOLT, Emma Jean (Tuck), 11 a.m., Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

HUDGINS, Jessie Mae, noon, Church of Christ, Braggs. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

LONG, Carl N., 2 p.m., Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

RAINEY, Gaylan C., 2 p.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler)

REED, Ruth W., 2 p.m., First Assembly of God, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

YORK, Richard David, 2 p.m., Checotah Funeral Home Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)