MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 7, 2013

Deaths 01.07.13


— LOCAL

BAKER-BOX, Nellie Ruth, 89, retired registered nurse, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Family Funeral Service of Muskogee.

BACKO, Sharon, 69, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CARTER, Linda K., 64, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

GIVENS, Dustin, 39, Georgia-Pacific employee, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

HAGER, Nina Elizabeth, 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LANGSTON, Charles Donald “Don,” 67, owner of Muskogee Regional Hearing Aid Lab, died Dec. 27. Memorial service 1 p.m. today, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

SHEETS, Charles Mitchell, 61, Fort Howard employee, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH – CAREY, Raymond E., 87, retired teacher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – BLALOCK, Billy, 82, truck driver, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – HATLEY, Alsephine Faye, 70, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Harmony Freewill Baptist Church, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – WILLIAMSON, Mary Francis, 84, homemaker, died Dec. 31. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

CHECOTAH – WOOD, Charles E., 80, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Wood family home, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

FORT GIBSON – COOK, Dellamae, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON – GRIFFITH, Laura Ann, 69, Realtor, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON – MATTHEWS, Dave William, 47, funeral director, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

HULBERT – FIELDEN, Bonnie “Doc,” 69, maintenance supervisor at Hillcrest Hospital, died Sunday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LONGTOWN – SWARER, Lonnie L. Jr., 35, Kubota mechanic for Aceco Rental & Sales, died Friday. Services pending, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

PARK HILL – LESHER, Norma J., 84, sales clerk, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Park Hill Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER – BROWN, Roger Lynn, 72, retired from Army, died Jan. 1. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

WAGONER – DAVIS, Carl Henry, 98, U.S. postal inspector, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER – HURST, Gary, 53, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER – SNYDER, Randal William, 56, welder, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

WAGONER – WILSON, Arlie “Lee,” 88, farmer/truck driver, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW – MILLARD, Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) “Marybeth,” 67, sales, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

FORT WORTH, Texas (formerly of Muskogee) – ANDERSON, Mary Reece “Faye,” 95, educator, died Jan. 1. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Muskogee, Ragsdale Funeral Center, Muskogee.

TULSA – DAVIS, Tommy D., 31, laborer, died Dec. 20. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel.

TULSA – MAJORS, Paul, 82, salesman, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

TULSA – McCULLOUGH, Theodore, 53, laborer, died Dec. 28. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel.

TULSA – MYLES, Dorothy, 57, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. – IRVING, John O., 75, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.

SERVICES TODAY

ALLEN, Lannie Doyle, 11 a.m., First Assembly of God, Muskogee (Hibbs Funeral Home, Muskogee)

BAKER-BOX, Nellie Ruth, 2 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, Muskogee (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

COOK, Dellamae, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

CAREY, Raymond, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church of Checotah (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah)

GRIFFITH, Laura Ann, 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

MILLARD, Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) “Marybeth,” 11 a.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

WAGNER, Shirley Grace (Wages), 10 a.m., Tamaha  First Southern Baptist Church (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

WOOD, Charles, 10:30 a.m., Wood family home (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah)