MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

September 3, 2013

Deaths 09.04.13


— LOCAL

CONVERSE-BENSON, Carole Jean, 68, bank secretary, died Saturday. No services planned, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

CROW, Daniel L., 87, retired, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, South Bethel Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HARRIS, Syble Dian, 48, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HAWORTH, William H. “Bill,” 86, retired attorney, died Sunday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

JACKSON, Wanda, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

LACKEY, Robert “Leon,” 66, retired fork lift operator, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, New Hope Assembly, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

McANALLY, John David, 28, plumber, died Aug. 28. Services 11 a.m. today, Timothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — JOHNSON, Doug, 67, City of Checotah water plant operator, died Friday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Crossroad Pentecostal Holiness Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MORTON, Ace, 87, retired truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — POFF, Jay, 47, Dogwood RV Park owner/operator, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Elk City, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — REID, William H. “Heath,” 47, Cherokee Nation security officer, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, North Fork Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

CHECOTAH — ROGERS, Jimmy, 75, mechanic, died Tuesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HULBERT — SHADE, Opal “Christine,” 78, Cookson Hills Headstart, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HULBERT — SMITH, F. Dewayne, 44, heavy equipment operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — JENKINS, David Eugene, 63, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

PORUM — COOK, Dicky Monty, 88, Department of Defense arson inspector, died Aug. 24. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson Nation Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — ASBILL, Delmar R., 68, assistant housing director, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GRIFFIN, Richard, 63, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HARP, Deborah, 59, certified nurses aide, died Aug. 29. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BUSBY, Addison Faye Ledonn, infant, died Saturday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WASSOM, Robert “Bob,” 84, retired Lake Region Rural Electric employee, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

HENRYETTA (formerly of Eufaula) — HOOVER, Pearlie Imogene, 84, Department of Human Services home health, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

INOLA — LOONEY, Loretta Deane, 67, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

JAY — COURSEY, Leroy, 83, construction superintendent, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Hendricks Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

MULDROW — FAIR, Kay, 89, died Tuesday. Services noon Friday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — WOOLF, William Joseph, 73, welder, died Friday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WICHITA, Kan. — FERRELL, James Carl, 77, died Monday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

COLLINS, Junior Ray, 10:30 a.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

LACKEY, Leon, 2 p.m., New Hope Assembly. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah)

LOONEY, Loretta Deane, 2 p.m., Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

McANALLY, John David, 11 a.m., Timothy Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)