MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 10, 2013

Deaths 05.11.13


— LOCAL

COVINGTON-CHAFIN, Dorothy (Bottoms), 97, Chafin Grocery Store owner, formerly of Tahlequah, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HAWKINS, Jeanette, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BALFOUR, Jared Andrew, 33, welder, died Thursday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — BRANDON, Frank “Sonny,” 82, Los Angeles Police Department paint and body man, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HARJO, Danny, 60, Martin’s Communication Tower maintenance man, died Thursday. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, Garrett Funeral Home Serenity Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HIGGINS, Susan, 51, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — OWENS-STEVENS, Madison Mae “Madie,” infant daughter of Jason Stephens and Jennifer Owens, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — JOHNSON, Orbin Harry, 88, mobile home business owner, died Thursday. No services planned, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HASKELL — HUBLER, John Moroni, 83, rancher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HULBERT — ROGERS, Avery C., 74, iron worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM — MOORE, Richard Jack, 71, Wilson Foods, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Texanna Assembly of God, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — BOCA NEGRA, Eduardo, 24, Greenleaf Nursery employee, died May 7. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, South College Church of Christ, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BURNETT, Oliver D., 84, Tahlequah Public Works Authority, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Blue Springs Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — EASTEP, Cindy, 52, St. John Hospital cook, died May 8. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RUSSELL, Shirley F., 72, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — STROUT, Monte W., 69, attorney, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — GORDON-FAVORITE, Mary June, 82, inspector, died April 29. Services 2 p.m. today, Community Church, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SCOTT, Jessica Lynn, 36, customer service representative, died May 4. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — HARRIS, Eulah Mae, 70, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Warner Memorial Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — RICE, Stearlin F., 92, died Friday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

COWETA — STOUT, Mildred Inez, 75, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Church of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

INDIANOLA — MELTON, Kenneth Ray, 59, oil and gas industry, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Red Oak Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

MULDROW — ELLIOTT, John Douglas, 23, laborer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

MULDROW — GREEN, Patricia Renee, 43, homemaker, died Tuesday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — SPARKMAN, Donald H., 79, chef, died Thursday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, First Christian Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

WICHITA, Kan. — ELLERBE, Wanda Wayne, 74, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — IRVING, Charlene, 52, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Church of God in Christ, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

GORDON-FAVORITE, Mary June, 2 p.m., Community Church. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

HAWKINS, Jeanette, 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HUBLER, John Moroni, 10 a.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

SIMPSON, Sarah Louise, 2 p.m., Harvest Ministries. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)