MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 29, 2013

Deaths 01.30.13


— LOCAL

ATKINSON, Eola Mae, 93, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

CAMDEN, Doris N., 66, homemaker, died Jan. 28. Services 10 a.m. Monday, God’s Powerhouse Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

COPE, Frances, 90, retired, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ESCOE JONES, Grace Goldie, 92, piano teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Butler Creek Indian Baptist Church, Oktaha, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HORNBARGER, Rayburn L., 88, retired Veterans Administration, died Saturday. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LYONS, Jeffrey Jr., 42, labor, died Jan. 18. Services 1 p.m. today, Blood Bought Evangelistic Temple, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

PETRY, Anna Lahoma, 90, retired nurse, died Jan. 28. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

REICH, Seaborn L., 94, retired Katy Railroad, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ROONEY, Lucy Turner, 83, homemaker, died Monday. Rosary service 5 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEELY, Billy Ray, 81, U.S. Marshal Service, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SWAN, Michael Ray, 56, law enforcement, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAYLOR, Billy W., 83, retired Corning Glass employee, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WHITE, Melissa Jo, 33, Munding Milling, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Muskogee Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BRANSCUM, Darin, 49, W.G. Produce truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — HARRIS, Ronnie Joe, 64, Quinton Public Schools teacher, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — PHILLIPS, Mathew, 50, pipeline welder, died Monday. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

OKTAHA — THOMAS, William, 68, retired crane operator, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM — ALEXANDER, Martha I., 89, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

PORUM — ALEXANDER, Willie D., 82, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — MORGAN, Randall E., 85, former Morgan’s Bakery owner, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — McLAUGHLIN, Julie Anne, 65, retired Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Jan. 25. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Calvary Baptist Church, Tishomingo, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WALKER, Pastor Larry Eugene, 63, minister, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (formerly of Haskell) — PIERSON, Leroy, 75, U.S. Postal Service mail handler, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. today, Wilson Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Coweta, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

NORMAN (formerly of Okmulgee) — MOORE, Trevon Lamar, 25, Golden Corral cook, died Jan. 19. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services noon Saturday, Saint Mary’s Christian Center, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

BEGGS — GOUDEAU, Marcella, 73, homemaker, died Jan. 23. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church North, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (formerly of Wagoner) — McELROY, Carol I., 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

COWETA — SUTTON, Carroll Lynn, 55, truck driver, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

OKMULGEE — MANNING, Betty Jean, 88, assistant bank trust officer, died Jan. 25. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Okmulgee First Baptist Church, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

ROLAND — KNIGHT, Frances M., 80, lineworker, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

ROLAND — PHILPOT, Fred Lee, 72, private investigator, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — HORN, Kelly, 96, retired athletic director, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Main Street Baptist Church, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STIGLER — KESTERSON, Barney Houston, 51, laborer, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Coleman Cemetery, Porum, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — DAVIS, Billy Joe, 83, retired Southwestern Bell Telephone, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TULSA — EALOM, Jacqueline E., 61, retired cook, died Jan. 21. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Stillwater. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Stillwater, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — JAMERSON, Catherine Louise, 55, caregiver, died Jan. 26. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LYLES, Freddie Jr., 86, Skinner Brothers oilfield equipment, died Jan. 26. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — McRAE, Kenneth, 80, Tulsa Public Library custodian, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — WASHINGTON, Wilma, 94, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

ALEXANDER, Willie D., 10 a.m., Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

COPE, Frances, 11 a.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

ESCOE JONES, Grace Goldie, 2 p.m., Butler Creek Indian Baptist Church, Oktaha. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

MORGAN, Randall E., 11 a.m., South College Church of Christ. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

OVERSTREET, C.A., 10 a.m., Mallory-Martin Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)