MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 29, 2013

Deaths 04.30.13


— LOCAL

ARTERBURN, Randolph “Wayne,” 76, retired Oklahoma Natural Gas, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

BUCKMASTER, Wanda M. (Swadley), 81, retired VA Medical Center, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

BYRUM, Dannie Lee, 66, ACME Engineering traffic manager, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARD, Viola L., 93, retired Hunt’s and Kmart, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

BRAGGS — PETRIE, Janice, 90, dietitian, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Braggs, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

CHECOTAH — WATSON, Mary, 90, secretary/homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, West Side Freewill Baptist Church, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — COLEMAN, Donald, 67, insurance broker, died Sunday. Services 3 p.m. today, RCB’s, Texanna Road, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — DOVER, Mary Eugenia, 92, teacher, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — STAFFORD, Orville Dean, 83, Stafford Cardinal Food Store owner/operator, died Thursday. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — WEBSTER, Robert Lee “Bob,” 90, builder, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — ROUSEY, Neal, 88, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SCOTT, Michael W., 40, automobile sales, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BEETS, Joyce L., 73, homemaker, died April 26. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GORDON-FAVORITE, Mary June, 82, inspector, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JACKSON, Virginia A., 90, retired nurse, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — LANE, Audrey Jean, 84, Hallmark store manager, died Friday. No services planned, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.  

WAGONER — MELL, Amanda “Mandie,” 29, volunteer worker, died Thursday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner. Services noon Wednesday, Wagoner Performing Arts Center, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SEIDEL, Mary L., 81, telephone operator/waitress, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.  

WAGONER — STEEN, Mae Willodean, 82, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

CHOUTEAU — QUIGLEY, Cleo Reed, 86, logger, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

LOVELAND, Colo. (formerly of Checotah) — MLYNEK, Archie Otto, 86, died April 25. Services 1 p.m. Friday, location pending, Resthaven Funeral Home, Loveland, Colo.

NORMAN (former resident of Stilwell) — MEADOWS, Mary, 92, Felt’s Shoes sales manager, died Monday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

OKMULGEE — LINQUIST, Robert Charles, 82, retired refinery engineer, died Monday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — GREEN, George Norman, 68, concrete finisher, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Faith Assembly of God, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — GRAHAM, Bobbie Gean, 31, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Stigler.

STIGLER — GULLEY, Pauline, 87, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — BRISTOW, Samuel “Sammy,” 66, salvage collections, died April 24. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

FAIR, Earl Alton, 11 a.m., Peters Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

HURLOCKER, Ollie S., 2 p.m., Mountain Home Cemetery, Quinton. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

JACKSON, Virginia A., 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

QUIGLEY, Cleo Reed, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)