MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 14, 2014

Deaths 03.15.14


— LOCAL

BEAN, JoAnne, 78, travel agent, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church of Muskogee, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BISHOP, Eileen, 87, retired U.S. Attorney Office, died Thursday. Services noon Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 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.

NORWOOD, Maxine S., 77, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc.

POLSLEY, Dianee L., 75, bookkeeper, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

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



AREA

CHECOTAH — LANE, Ernie S., 88, retired, died March 7. Services 11 a.m. today, Church of Christ, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

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

CHECOTAH — MORRIS, Linda, 52, ICU tech monitor, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — DAVIS, Edna May, 100, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — BRADLEY, JoAnn, 78, waitress, died Thursday. Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — KIRKPATRICK, A.R., 88, supervisor at canning plant, died Thursday. Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Services 2 p.m. March 22, Bower Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merrit Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

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

HULBERT — GOINS, Stanley “Stan” V. Jr., 34, supervisor for railroad, died March 8. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Hulbert High School Field House, Hulbert, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

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

TAHLEQUAH — HOLBROOK, Gary W., 65, Mt. West purchasing agent, died March 11. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reed Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SELF, James D. “Jim,” 74, Self’s Coney Island owner, died Friday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TYLER, Anne Louise, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, 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

MARBLE CITY — JAMES, Mary Pernell, 78, pharmacy technician, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dwight Mission Cemetery, Marble City, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

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.

STILWELL — COCHRAN, Linda K., 60, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Salem Baptist Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WESTVILLE — STANFILL, Jesse Ray, 92, merchant, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Westville, Roberts and Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

COBLEx, Viola G., 10 a.m., Unity Baptist Church, Keota. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

LOUISE, Tyler Anne, 2 p.m., Elmwood-Bennett Addition, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

RATHBUN, William S., 11 a.m., Eastside Community Church, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)