MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 17, 2014

Deaths 04.18.14


— LOCAL

BAKER, Vern I., 89, electrician, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BEACH, Carole Ann, 71, retired business teacher, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

CARNES, Mary J., 98, retired, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CHAMBERLAIN, Marion Pat “Smokey,” 59, self-employed, died April 11. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

HUNTER, Henry Lewis, 66, Muskogee School bus driver, died Monday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

KIDDY, Charlie, 70, landscaper, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, New Hope Cemetery, Peggs, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

McCOWN, James Royce “Jim,” 76, retired Georgia-Pacific, died Wednesday. Private family services, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PEVEHOUSE, Chloe Maxine, 89, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SMITH, Linda J., 66, medication aide, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — KIRKES, Raymond Pistol, 55, electrician, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — SMITH, Michael Devan “Chase,” 17, student, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. April 25, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

RED BIRD — BILLUPS, Vernon S.G. Sr., 83, retired American Airlines aircraft mechanic, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Red Bird, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

TAHLEQUAH — GERBITZ, Lee R., 92, finish carpenter, died Tuesday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MOSS, Robert A., 54, Cherokee County grader operator, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WEBBERS FALLS — RIDLEY, Randy “R.J.,” 56, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Buckhorn Freewill Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BRISTOW — FARMER, Willie Mae, 68, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, House of Winn.

ROLAND — ARMSTRONG, Jeremiah Carl, 37, general laborer, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Smith National Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.



SERVICES TODAY

BAKER, Vern I., 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

CARNES, Mary J., 1 p.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

RIDLEY, Randy “R.J.,” 2 p.m., Buckhorn Freewill Baptist Church. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

STEPHENS, Evelyn Joyce, 10 a.m., Palestine Cemetery, Quinton. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)