MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 18, 2013

Deaths 06.19.13


— LOCAL

BAKER, Ben L., 64, football coach/teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BROOKE, Debra Sue, 55, died June 9. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BURRESS, David Anthony Blair, 34, disabled, died Sunday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

COLE, William David, 53, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

DILLARD, Bill Ray, 78, formerly of Bartlesville, died Monday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Choices Church, Stumpff Funeral Home and Crematory, Bartlesville.

ELMORE, Patsy, 85, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

HUNT, Clifford Don, 70, retired City of Muskogee director of data processing, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEE, Tylan Gregory, infant son of Harlan Gregory and Miriam R. Lee Jr., died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

LITTLE, Jack D., 61, died June 6. Services noon Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MAYER, Juanita Crum, 72, dispatcher, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

NEWMAN, Inez, 77, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

OKTAHA — WOODS, Edgar Earnest “Junior,” 87, farmer, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PORTER — MILNE, James Brian, 39, Dal Tile glaze line operator, died June 13. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Timothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — BLEVINS, Paul Jr., 19, student, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BRANHAM, Albert G., 88, heavy equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FOSTER, David Jack, 19, student, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Echota Baptist Church, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TAHLEQUAH — FOX, Mark, 47, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BRIARTOWN — REEL, Wonnie, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

COWETA — RUSSELL, Kenneth Lee, 79, glass maker, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

HOUSTON (formerly of Muskogee) — COOK, Ray Jan, 79, geophysicist, died May 29. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

JOPLIN, Mo. (formerly of Fort Gibson) — WILSON, Jess Clyde Jr., 44, construction worker, died June 9. Services 4 p.m. today, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

OKMULGEE — CARR, Mable, 97, home health aide, died June 17. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Uganda Martyrs Catholic Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — SIMMONS, Dee, 74, hairstylist, died Tuesday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — MAYO, Barbara Ann, 84, advertising sales representative, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — COLE, Roderick Jr., stillborn, died June 13. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Tuskegee Cemetery, Beggs, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WELLING — TAYLOR, Bennie G., 76, carpenter, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

BLEVINS, Paul A. Jr., 2 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

COOK, Ray Jan, 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Fort Gibson. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

COPELAND, Mark Eddie, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

MAYER, Juanita Crum, 2 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

TRACY, Dana Ray, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Gore. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Gore)

WILSON, Jess Clyde Jr., 4 p.m., Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home Great Room, Fort Gibson. (Clifford D. Garrett D. Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)

WOODS, Edgar Earnest “Junior,” 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)