MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 10, 2013

Deaths 01.11.13


— LOCAL

ALVARADO, Leonor I., 63, died Monday. Services 6 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BENNETT-PERRY, April Christine, 22, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, United Pentecostal Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Jan. 3. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

GIVENS, Dustin Scott, 39, Georgia-Pacific environmental engineer, died Jan. 5. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

HOWARD, Ethel, 93, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JAMES, G.A., 92, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JONES, Lucille G., 88, retired Department of Human Services, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

NICHOLS, Harold, 61, ombudsman, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SHEETS, Charles Mitchell, 61, Fort Howard, died Jan. 3. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAYLOR, Darnell Louis, 60, laborer, died Jan. 4. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn. Services noon Saturday, Black Jack Baptist Church, Granger-House of Winn.

WARRIOR, Ebony, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WILSON, Earl Thomas “Tim,” 78, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Booker T. Washington Cemetery, Ragsdale Funeral Center.



AREA

BOYNTON — WHITE, Cardelia D., 77, Oklahoma School for the Blind, youth guidance specialist, died Dec. 30. Services 11 a.m. today, A.G. Yerger Community Center, Boynton, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CHECOTAH — HARDEN, Rassie, 98, cattle rancher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — TATUM, Ray, 60, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Checotah Church of God, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MITCHELL, Richard “Bo,” 71, bridge construction worker/crane operator, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Old Fame Cemetery, Fame, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

WAGONER — SNYDER, Randal William, 56, welder, died Jan. 3. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WAGONER — HARM, Kathryn Michelle (Stroud), 39, hairdresser, died Dec. 20. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — CRAWFORD, Steven K., 51, woodworker, died Sunday. Services 3 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

WELLING — KAY, Bill R., 76, retired systems analyst, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — WOODBY, Richard Leroy Jr., 58, retired Ford Glass employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LONGTOWN — SWARER, Lonnie L. Jr., 35, Aceco Rental & Sales mechanic, died Jan. 4. Services 1 p.m. today, Canadian High School Gymnasium, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

ROLAND — DEWITT, Floyd Buffard, 72, inspector, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Agent Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW — HENNING, Karen Faye, 69, restaurant cook, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Prices Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — MEGGS, Anna Faye, 59, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services noon Saturday, Christ the King Church, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — McCULLOUGH, Theodore, 53, laborer, died Dec. 28. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Latter House Outreach Ministries, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MYLES, Dorothy, 57, homemaker, died Jan. 4. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — RENTIE, Ethel Lee, 73, day care worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — SMITH, Mary Lois, 82, died Jan. 9. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TULSA (formerly of Okmulgee) — STRONG, Nathaniel Sr., 72, retired veteran, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — VAUGHAN, Chauney “C.D.” 94, Tulsa Public School retired educator, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WICHITA, Kan. — BROWN, Archie Lee, 71, died Jan. 3. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Holy Savior Catholic Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Director, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — RHONE, Shawn Fitzgerald, 42, died Jan. 2. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Mark Cathedral Church of God In Christ, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

ALVARADO, Leonor I., 6 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

BENNETT-PERRY, April Christine, 10 a.m., United Pentecostal Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

CRAWFORD, Steven K. Jr., 3 p.m., Checotah Funeral Service Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

PALMER, Pamela Gail, 1 p.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

RHODES, Dorathy W. “Margie,” 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church. (Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell)

SHEETS, Charles Mitchell, 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

SWARER, Lonnie L. Jr., 1 p.m., Canadian High School Gymnasium. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

TATUM, Ray, 2 p.m., Checotah Church of God. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

WEST, Elzey Nelson, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)