MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 25, 2013

Deaths 10.26.13


— LOCAL

BROWN, Dr. Raymond Scott, 52, CCOM physician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

BUCHANAN, John Kenneth, 63, OG&E mechanic, died Oct. 18. Services 11 a.m. today, Boulevard Christian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GEORGE, Willis A. Sr. “Buddy,” 67, electronics technician, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LIGONS, Linda Mae, 65, FAA secretary, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

CHECOTAH — ARCHER, Mary Louise (Glory), 66, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — FARR, Amos H., 70, state investigator, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GORE — WATTS, Ralph Jones, 67, mechanic, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Gore High School Gymnasium, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HULBERT — ANDREWS, Deborah, 57, HTS worker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas, 78, maintenance mechanic, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Nov. 9, First Baptist Church of Kansas, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — EARP, Barney, 67, First Baptist Church custodian, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COUNSIL, Frankie Jo, 80, secretary, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Christian Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TEEL, Horace Glen, 86, Teel Tool Company owner, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

CLEVELAND (formerly of Muskogee) — THORNBURG, Rita Lee, 77, retired public school teacher, died Oct. 14. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday, Western Heights Baptist Church, Cleveland, Add’Vantage Funeral Service, Tulsa.

COWETA — SMITH, William C. II “Bill,” 64, construction superintendent, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — JONES, Katherine A., 78, retired substitute teacher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — ZENKER, Katherine, 100, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SAVANNA — HENRY, Dorena Artizelle, 69, truck driver, died Monday. Private family services, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

STILWELL — CALHOON, Lillie Mae, 93, nurse, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WASHINGTON D.C. (formerly of Wagoner) — WILLIAMS, Vondell (Dosede), 62, retired social worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



SERVICES TODAY

COLLINS, Dorman Dwight, 10 a.m., Box Cemetery, Vian. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

COUNSIL, Frankie Jo, 2 p.m., First Christian Church. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

GEORGE, Willis A. Sr. “Buddy,” 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

LOGAN, Hollis Jr., 11 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)