MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 13, 2014

Deaths 03.14.14


— LOCAL

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.



AREA

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.



LOCAL TIES

JAY — SUTTON, Raymond C., 47, labor, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Council Hill Cemetery, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

KEOTA — COBLE, Viola G., 75, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Unity Baptist Church, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MULDROW — FULLER, Linda Lou, 65, Riverside Furniture, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Seabolt Cemetery, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — TRAYLOR, Henry Lee “T-Bone,” 78, construction foreman, died March 5. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Preston, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — McINTOSH, Regina Ann, 52, died Monday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Northside Church of God in Christ, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

ARY, Howard Lee, 2 p.m., Rocky Ridge Baptist Church, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

BREWER, Alva Dent, 10 a.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)

BROCKMAN, Bonnie Levon, 10 a.m., Assembly of God Church, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

BUZZARD, Colleen, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

CROCKETT, David Earl, 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

HILL, Opal Levena, 2 p.m., Rocky Point Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

MOORE, Helen D., 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

PARSONS, Alta Kaye, 10 a.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

STOUT, Deborah A. “Debby,” 2 p.m., New Hope Assembly of God Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

SUTTON, Raymond C., 11 a.m., Council Hill Cemetery. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

TATE, Norman, 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)