MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 4, 2012

Deaths 10.05.12


— LOCAL

BLACK, Sylvia McGee, 76, retail sales, died Aug. 25. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Muskogee Civic Center, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

PHIPPS, Paula Kay, 61, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, York Street Christian Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SCHOEPPEL, Dr. Roger J., 83, engineer, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SHUMATE, Pamela Faye, 57, receptionist, died Thursday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.



AREA

CHECOTAH — MOORE, Joan N., 79, retired, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — PAYNE, Dr. Maurice, 78, physician, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — HENSHAW, Zachary A., 31, machinist, died Wednesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

GORE — McCANN, John Odis, 86, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Lakeview Baptist Church, Gore, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

PORUM — SHRUM, Doyal David Sr., 66, retired heavy equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Fields Cemetery, Porum, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

WAGONER — BALL, Orvell Eugene “Gene,” 73, electrical and building contractor, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DISNEY, Gary Andrew, 31, construction, died Tuesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Rocky Point, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DUE, Betty Jean, 76, retired children’s clothing store owner, died Thursday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — BLOOM, Terry, 54, truck driver, died Oct. 1. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

OKMULGEE — WOODS, Joe Louis, 76, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, House of Winn Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

STIGLER — FRANKS, Jimmy Ray “Jim,” 76, retired certified public accountant, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Main Street Baptist Church, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

WICHITA, Kan. — WARD, Cynthia Renee, 46, died Sept. 27. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BALL, Orvell Eugene “Gene,” 2 p.m., Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

GREEN, Shirley LaVonne, 1 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

PHIPPS, Paula K., 11 a.m., York Street Christian Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

WHEELER, Mary Caroline, 3 p.m., Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)