MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 30, 2014

Deaths 05.01.14


— LOCAL

FUNK, Richard Dale, 61, self-employed at Pizza Inn of Muskogee, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HAYES, Max, 88, self-employed, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MATHEWS, John Lynn, 69, retired from MG Computers, died Monday. Family conducted services 2 p.m. Sunday, Anchor Church/Three Rivers Church of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

POWELL, Richard Lee Sr., 69, concrete finisher, died April 26. Visitation 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BOTTEGAL, Fred, 70, UPS truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — COOPER, Dawn M., 45, certified nurses’ assistant, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — HARMON, Yual “Larry,” 90, crane operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Texanna Assembly of God, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — JACOBS, Elizabeth “Liz,” 83, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Checotah Funeral Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

PARK HILL — HORN, Elizabeth, 90, homemaker, died April 25. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Grace Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — LANDAVERDE-BROWN, Thaila and Everly, infants, died April 24. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Barber Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LESHER, Lloyd C., 86, plant engineer, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Park Hill Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHOEMAKER, Rudy A., 70, engineering draftsman, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Swimmers Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — JENKINS, Cleve, 86, heavy-equipment operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MERRELL, Raymond Leon, 70, Merrell Boatdock and Welding owner, died Monday. Private family services, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — PHALEN, Georgianna, 83, retired, died Tuesday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — COOK, Teresa Ann, 69, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home Westwood Chapel, Tulsa, Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home, Tulsa.

TULSA — KING-BENSON, Lavanda D., 69, health aide, died April 22. Services 11 a.m. today, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — PAUL, Robert Don Jr., 60, federal security officer/Department of Homeland Security, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Michelle L., 39, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

VIAN — JONES, Charles Earnest, 70, died April 23. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



SERVICES TODAY

COOPER, Dawn Mari, 1 p.m., Checotah Funeral Home Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

DRYWATER-TODD, Connie, 10 a.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

DuVALL, Jimmie Loyd, 2 p.m., New Hope Cemetery Chapel. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

FUNK, Richard Dale, 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

HAYES, Max, 10 a.m., Church Central, Muskogee. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

JENKINS, Cleve A. Jr. “Junior,” 10 a.m., Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

TORRES, Marco Antonio, noon, Granger Colonial Chapel, Muskogee. (Granger-House of Winn, Muskogee)