MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 4, 2013

Deaths 01.05.13


— LOCAL

ALLEN, Lannie Doyle, 55, truck driver, died Dec. 23. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Hibbs Funeral Home.

BACKO, Sharon, 69, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BAKER-BOX, Nellie Ruth, 89, retired registered nurse, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

FULKERSON, Edward, 73, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Calvary Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SHEETS, Charles Mitchell, 61, Fort Howard, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAYLOR, Darnell, 60, laborer, died Friday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BLALOCK, Billy, 82, truck driver, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — CAREY, Raymond E., 87, retired teacher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HALEY, Alshepine Faye, 70, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — PIPPIN, Stella M. 79, White Stag cutting room assistant, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WOOD, Charles E., 80, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wood family residence, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — COOK, Dellamae, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — GRIFFITH, Laura Ann, 69, Realtor, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — HARRELD, Dr. Jerry D., 81, Northeastern State University professor, died Monday. Private family service, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BROWN, Roger Lynn, 72, retired U.S. Army, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WAGONER — SNYDER, Randal William, 56, welder, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES

BETHANY — SANDERS, Charlotte Ann, 66, social worker, died Dec. 15. Services noon today, Morrison Floral Conservatory, Oklahoma City, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

BROKEN ARROW — MILLARD, Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) “Marybeth,” 67, sales, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

CLAREMORE (formerly of Stigler) — CHRISTY, Jocie Sturdy “Jo,” 85, homemaker, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Rice Funeral Service, Claremore. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Claremore, Rice Funeral Service, Claremore.

SALLISAW — ROSENBAUM, Kimberly Ann, 45, court reporter, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — WALTERS, Shirley Ann, 74, retired Baldor Electric, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Agent-Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent-Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — FLINCHUM, Bobby, 82, died Tuesday. Memorial service 10 a.m. today, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — ROBERTS, Billy Joe, 79, retired truck driver, died Friday. Cremation under the direction of Agent-Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WICHITA, Kan. — BROWN, Archie C., 71, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — COUNTRYMAN, Bobby John Jr., 65, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — KIDD, Wayman, 61, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

FULKERSON, Edward Neal, 10 a.m., Calvary Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

JONES, Peggy Ann, 10 a.m., Agent-Mallory Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent-Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

MOORE, Katheryn Bernice, 1 p.m., Lee’s Chapel Cemetery, Muldrow. (Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

PIPPIN, Stella M., 1 p.m., First Baptist Church of Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

RYDER, Willie, 10 a.m., New Life Worship Center, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)