MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 9, 2013

Deaths 02.09.13


— LOCAL

ATKINSON, Eola Mae, 93, Sonic Drive-In manager, died Jan. 29. Services 10 a.m. today, Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BOROVETZ, Marvelene, 70, teacher, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

DEERE, Leslie Ann, 49, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

DURANT, George F., 71, retired mechanic, died Feb. 2. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JESSEE, Floyd Lee, 78, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

LOGAN, Cory Sylvester, 27, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MILLIGAN, Norma Jean, 60, certified public accountant, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Greenhill Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

RIDGEL, Flora Dean, 61, home health aide, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

CHECOTAH — ALLEN, Don, 72, farmer, died Feb. 4. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — BERRY, Mary Louise, 86, retired AT&T, died Jan. 29. Services 1 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MUNSELL, Howard, 87, pastor, died Thursday. Services 11:30 a.m. Monday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SORRENSON, Kenneth “Ken,” 80, aerospace engineer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — REUST, Lloyd, 85, welder, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — RUNYON, Allen Wayne, 66, Ken’s Pizza manager, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — HALPAIN, Lois Christine, 89, farmer, died Thursday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Wagoner First Freewill Baptist Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — CHAUDOIN, Benks, 86, Bureau of Indian Affairs teacher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PAYNE, David, 63, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — DETRICK, Brandi Marie, 34, homemaker, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — RICHARDSON, David H., 78, farmer, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Church of Jesus Christ, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



LOCAL TIES

MEDFORD, Ore. — RUBEN, Kenneth Harold, 88, retired U.S. Marine Corps, died Jan. 25. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Okla., Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, Medford, Ore.

OKMULGEE — HARMAN, Gary B., 73, retired surveying engineer, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Stilwell) — MORTON, Freddie Ray, 75, welder, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

ROCKY FORD — VAN BUSKIRK, Emma J., 86, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rocky Ford Community Center, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

SPIRO — MILLER, Maurice Jack, 62, laborer, died Wednesday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Evangel Temple, Fort Smith, Ark., Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SAPULPA (formerly of Oktaha) — COWAN, Shirley J., 77, retired, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Carbondale Assembly of God Church, Tulsa, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

STOCKTON, Calif. — KEMP, Brenda Lee, 50, business owner, died Jan. 28. Services 11 a.m. today, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

STIGLER — STANCELL, Clifford, 74, retired City of Stigler, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Stigler, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

VIAN — O’NEAL, Nelda Jo, 47, fast food manager, died Feb. 4. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Brushy Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WESTVILLE — PAULK, Darrell Ross, 76, laborer, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. — HOLDAWAY, Marty, 56, died Friday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BERRY, Mary Louise, 1 p.m., Checotah Funeral Service Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

DETRICK, Brandi Marie, 11 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

DURANT, George F., 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

KEMP, Brenda Lee, 11 a.m., First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula.. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

OWENS, Elsie Mae, 10 a.m., Keota Assembly of God. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

REUST, Lloyd, 1 p.m., Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

RUBEN, Kenneth Harold, 1 p.m., Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay. (Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, Medford, Ore.)