, Muskogee, OK

Death Notices

October 3, 2012

Deaths 10.04.12


BUFFINGTON, Albert “Al,” 73, Veterans Affairs regional representative, died Sept. 27. Services noon today, First Lutheran Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

COPELAND, Robert Dean “Bob,” 68, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PARKS, Clara (Cannon), 90, retired Muskogee County District Attorney administrative assistant, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PHIPPS, Paula Kay, 61, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, 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.

SMITH, Brenda Lou (Saylor), 57, business office accounting department, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Add’Vantage Funeral Service, Tulsa.

SWIFT, Catherine, 86, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.


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

CHECOTAH — THOMPSON, Stanley, 62, mechanic, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark., Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HULBERT — GREEN, Shirley LaVonne, 77, homemaker, died Sept. 28. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — MILLER, Edward, 53, motorcycle repairs, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — REEVES, Orvel M., 60, forklift operator, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Apostolic Church, Welling, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WELLS, Susan L., 70, art and jewelry salesperson, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BALL, Orvell Eugene, 73, electrical and building contractor, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WHEELER, Mary Caroline, 90, homemaker, died Sept. 26. Services 3 p.m. Friday, Elmwood Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.


FORT SMITH, Ark. — HALL, Joyce Ann, 68, OK American Veterans News secretary, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Upper Camp Creek Cemetery, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.. — WILLIS, George Walter Jr., 54, City of Los Angeles street light foreman, died Sept. 26. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

STILWELL — LEMONS, Doyle Ray, 82, retired Navy, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Faith Tabernacle, Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WICHITA, Kan. — MURRAY, Ruby J., 83, died Wednesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — OVERSTREET, John, 78, died Monday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.


COPELAND, Robert “Bob,” 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

MYERS, Jacob Lane, 2 p.m., Church of Christ, McCurtain. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

PARKS, Clara (Cannon), 1 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

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