, Muskogee, OK

Death Notices

March 13, 2014

Deaths 03.14.14


BISHOP, Eileen, 87, retired U.S. Attorney Office, died Thursday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

COOKSON, Spc. Cody Levi, 23, scout, died March 8. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOWE, Harvel D. “Wayne,” 83, retired Acme Engineering, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Christian Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MATTHEWS, Cornelia Williams, 93, retired banker, died March 7. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn., Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.

MURPHY, Margaret Lorene, 91, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

RATHBUN, William Stephen, 69, retired rancher, died March 8. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Eastside Community Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SAXON, Linda Gail, 56, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

STOUT, Deborah A. “Debby,” 59, Connors State College office manager, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, New Hope Assembly of God Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.


BOYNTON — CROCKETT, David Earl, 67, truck driver, died Dec. 22. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

CHECOTAH — KERNELL, Lavonta Ione, 88, retired bookkeeper, died Thursday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — SWANSON, Patricia Ann, 70, efficiency expert, died Sunday. Private family services, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — BRYANT, John Henry Sr., 69, Bryant Concrete Construction owner, died Monday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Historic First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GORE — MOORE, Helen D., 84, retired Gore postmaster, died March 7. Services 10 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — HOLBROOK, Gary W., 65, Mt. West purchasing agent, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — TYLER, Anne Louise, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Elmwood-Bennett Addition, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — RICHARDSON, Barbara Ann, 78, newspaper operator, died Monday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

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