MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 18, 2013

Deaths 02.18.13


— LOCAL

COOK, Juanita Mae, 96, retired, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GREEN, Basil D., 92, retired auto parts manager, died Saturday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HICKS, Anna E., 78, retired teacher, died Feb. 10. Services 1 p.m. today, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HOWELL, Neta June “Bobbie,” 78, nurse, died Feb. 12. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LEE, Lester Ray, 81, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

NEWPORT, Joan, 82, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

YOUNGMAN, William W., 77, civil engineer, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

 

AREA

EUFAULA – GRAY, Justin, 27, Carl’s Jr. customer service manager, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenwood Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA – NIX, Beatrice M., 86, legal secretary, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Private family service, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON – BROWN, Catherine “Kitty,” 66, retired convenience store manager, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON – GREEN, Vicki Lynn, 66, restaurant owner, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church of Christ, Millsap Funeral Service.

MULDROW – COMSTOCK, Bill, 81, Baldor Electric employee, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, South Burch Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MULDROW – WELCH, Mackie Joe, 68, owner/operator of Welch’s Heat and Air / Muldrow city inspector, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

NOBLE – SHRUM, Pauline, 85, retired from Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

OKTAHA – PHILLIPS, Esther Mae, 74, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Granger/House of Winn.

STILWELL – HANCOCK, Vernon N., 85, welder, died Feb. 12. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH – BIGBY, Gilbert, 81, business owner, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – WALKER, Mary C., 66, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WAGONER – LORD, Lee Roy Sr., 82, auto mechanic, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home.

WELLING – McMANUS, Dixie F., 84, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WOODALL – GARNER-WILLIAMS, Emily, 27, student, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

TULSA – BUSBY, Charlie Mae, 80, school nurse, died Wednesday in Houston. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Monica Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA – JONES, Zelma Kate, 84, died Feb. 7. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA – THOMAS, E.W. Jr., 66, retired from AT&T, died Feb. 13. Visitation noon-7 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Shiloh Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

 

SERVICES TODAY

HICKS, Anna, 1 p.m., Memorial Park Cemetery (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

HOWELL, Neta June “Bobbie,” 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

LORD, Lee Roy Sr., 10 a.m. Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)