MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 24, 2012

Deaths 10.25.12


— LOCAL

BYRD, the Rev. Herbert Sr., 78, MKT Railroad foreman, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Harvest Ministries Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CORSER, Sharon E., 61, Fort Howard Paper Company, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GOUGH, David Leon, 64, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

LONG, Patricia L., 70, children’s ministry, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PRESLEY, Earnest Lee, 62, disabled veteran, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

SOUTHWICK, Carolyn, 52, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEBSTER, Terri Jean, 41, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WILSON, Peggy Lou, 88, died Sunday. Private family services, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — TUCKER, Zula Mae, 93, retired business owner, died Saturday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — ZELLNER, James O’Donnell “Jim,” 79, civil engineer, died Oct. 19. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

GORE — CORLEY, Dalford H., 81, died Oct. 20. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKAY — GOAD, Clarence Edward, 73, OG&E control operator, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, New Hope Baptist Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

OKTAHA — PRUITT, Jimmie D., 65, retired Air Force, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Box Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — DeMOSS, Alice A., 87, minister, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ROBERTSON, William Dale, 56, utilization review facilitator, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — VANN-ROBBINS, Lucinda, 93, Shack Cafe cook, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BEELER, John H., 85, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Church of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — CRAWFORD, Wayland P., 36, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

STILWELL — ROBERTS, Ellen, 90, factory worker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — HARDRIDGE, Alphonso, 70, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — IVERY, Edna “Louise,” 66, Hillcrest Hospital janitorial employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WESTVILLE — CUMMINGS, Carl, 77, chef, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WESTVILLE — ROSE, Eddie C., 70, law enforcement officer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

CAMPBELL, Melvin “Mell,” 10:30 a.m., Shirley Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

CORSER, Sharon E., 11 a.m., Foster’s Ivory Chapel. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

DeMOSS, Alice A., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

DOBY, William Lee, 2 p.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

GOAD, Clarence Edward, 2 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

GOODMAN, William “Bill,” 10 a.m., Haskell Cemetery. (Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell)

LONG, Patricia L. “Pat,” 1 p.m., First Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

LOVRICH, Daniel, 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

PATE, Charlotte Faye, 4 p.m., Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw)