MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 20, 2013

Deaths 01.21.13


— LOCAL

COCKREHAM, Carol S., 63, retired from Department of Human Services, died Jan. 14. Services 1 p.m. today, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Family Funeral Service of Muskogee.

DeSHAZER, Frances Louella, 62, baker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LAUDERDALE, Jessie Olive, 94, retired from Humpty Dumpty, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MILLER, Herman Glenn, 74, foreman at OG&E, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKER, Cleo, 96, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Friday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

 

AREA

BRAGGS – HUTCHINSON, Robert “Benny,” 69, machinist, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

BRAGGS – RIGGS, Joan, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

BRIGGS – TRAPP, Glynda Gayle, 73, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

CHECOTAH – BROWN, Thresa Lee, 83, teacher for Deep Fork Action Head Start, died Sunday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

COOKSON – HOLMES, Henry, 86, Greenleaf Nursery employee, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

COUNCIL HILL – BARKLEY, Neva, 91, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA – DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner/operator of Chief and Palace movie theaters and Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, services 2 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA – YOUNG, Nettie S., 94, cafeteria/food service manager at Oklahoma City Public Schools, died Wednesday. Visitation today before service, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral home and Crematory.

HASKELL – STONES, J.T., 86, died Sunday in Muskogee. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

HULBERT – THOMPSON, Brenda, 58, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KANSAS, Okla. – DAVIS, Keith “Sonny,” 59, poultry dispatcher for Tyson Foods, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Long Prairie Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KANSAS, Okla. – MOUSE, Rosie, no age given, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER – POST, Glema Grace, 79, retired surgical nurse, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARNER – SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bradley Family Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS – BUCHANAN, Christopher, 26, McDonald’s employee, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.  

 

LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE – FULTZ, Sarah J., 71, Walmart department manager, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Preston, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA – BOYKINS, Florence Evelyn, 69, retired SRP from American Airlines, died Jan. 15 in Rhome, Texas. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA – WILLIAMS, Freddie Jr., 45, laborer, died Jan. 16. Visitation noon-7 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

BIRD, J.B., 2 p.m., Souls Harbor Church (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

COCKREHAM, Carol S., 1 p.m., Memorial Park Mausoleum (Bradley Family Funeral Service, Muskogee)

DeSHAZER, Frances “Fran,” 10 a.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel (Bradley Family Funeral Service, Muskogee)

HUTCHINSON, Robert “Benny,” 11 a.m., Fosters’ Ivory Chapel (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

MILLER, Herman Glenn, 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

MURRAY, Cecelia, 11 a.m., St. Brigid Catholic Church (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

WEAVER, Bonnie Sue, 1 p.m., Hart Funeral Chapel (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

YOUNG, Nettie S., 11 a.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)