MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 4, 2014

Deaths 03.05.14


— LOCAL

CLARK, Jerry M., 86, retired OG&E, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

COLEMAN, Dorothy “Kay,” 75, retired registered nurse, died Sunday. Private family services, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

DAY, Phyllis, 88, retired Texas Instruments executive secretary, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

PALMER, Betty Buford (Bonham), 86, retired reporter, teacher, and public relations, died Feb. 27. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory of Stigler.

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



AREA

CHECOTAH — CRAKER, Kensleigh, infant daughter of Steven and Samantha Craker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — DORIS, Herrin A., 89, Southwestern Bell operator, died Feb. 26. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Cookson Baptist Church, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — JENNINGS, Eugene “Gene,” 79, mobile home mover, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FORT GIBSON — KELLEY-RYKER, Dena Lauren, 53, retired VA Regional Office, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

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

PORTER — OLIVER, Paula Sue, 42, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services pending in Pennsylvania, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — DeMENT, Rosemary, 68, child daycare employee, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MATHIAS, Pauline R., 87, elementary school teacher, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Gar Cemetery, Miami, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ANDERSON, Russ, 64, car salesman, died Saturday. Services 7 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

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 — HARLOW, Margaret “Peggy,” 92, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HOLLIE, Geraldine “Jerry,” 86, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Hillcrest Free Will Baptist Church, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — UNDERWOOD, Albert “Ed,” 69, driver, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

MULDROW — ROGERS, Harvey Lee, 77, mechanic, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cottonwood Cemetery, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALINA, Kan. — WALTERS, Dora Marie, 88, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SPIRO — SIDES, Debra Rose, 55, homemaker, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.



SERVICES TODAY

CLARK, Jerry M., 10:30 a.m., Church of Christ, Fort Gibson. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

HOLLIE, Geraldine “Jerry,” 11 a.m., Hillcrest Free Will Baptist Church, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

JENNINGS, Eugene “Gene,” 11 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

RALSTON, Dale D., noon, Go Ye Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)