MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 2, 2013

Deaths 05.03.13


— LOCAL

HARMON, Esther Mae, 71, nurses’ aide, died Thursday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

HENSLEY, Andrew Scott, 16, student, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STANLEY, James A., 80, retired military, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Anchor Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WILSON, Jerry D., 76, rancher, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

YOTHER, Jesse Olen, 76, plumbing contractor, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

EUFAULA — HARMON, Jewell D., 90, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — STAFFORD, Orville Dean, 83, Stafford Cardinal Food Store owner/operator, died April 25. Private services Tuesday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

GORE — SALYER, Darrell Wayne, 65, brick mason, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

GORE — WEST, Clem, 94, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKTAHA — SMITH, James A. “Jimmy,” 72, heavy equipment operator, died Thursday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PORTER — RILEY, George Donald, 86, cattle rancher, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Greenwood Cemetery, Porter, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — CAMBIANO, Ross L., 90, retired postal service employee, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, St. Brigid Catholic Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FOSTER, Geneva M., 90, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — ROUSEY, Neal, 87, retired postal service employee, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BEETS, Joyce L., 73, housewife, died April 26. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DONNELLY, Pricilla “Pat,” 68, social worker, died April 29. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Lake Crest House of Prayer, Chouteau, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — MOORE, Willie Alvin, 52, appliance sales and repairman, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Box Cemetery, Vian, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

LUBBOCK, Texas (formerly of Eufaula) — ADAMS, Billie Fay, 83, home economics teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

OKMULGEE — BURLESON, Rhonda Jean, 61, housekeeper, died Monday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Beginnings Church of God in Christ, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — CARTER, Anita Ruth, 91, retired First National Bank of Okmulgee, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — LEWIS, Coy T., 67, retired railroad, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — SMITH, Corey L., 42, executive chef, died April 15. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Antioch Baptist Church, Morris, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — KNOX, Elizabeth, 68, nurse aide, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — LEATON, Stephen J., 73, retired, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TULSA — PRICE, Arbie J. II, 61, painter, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WHATLEY, Lucille McIntosh, 87, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



SERVICES TODAY

BEETS, Joyce L., 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

BRISTOW, Samuel B. “Sammy,” 2 p.m., Tahlequah City Cemetery. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)

FOSTER, Geneva M., 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

GULLEY, Pauline, 1 p.m., Stigler First Assembly of God. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

HAYNES, Alma B., 2 p.m., Church of Christ, downtown Bixby. (Leonard and Marker Funeral Home of Bixby)

JACKSON, Bobby Jack Jr., 2 p.m., Redbird Smith Cemetery, Vian. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

LANE, Linda Darlene, 11 a.m., Mitchell Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

LONDON, Wallace Ray, 3 p.m., Seabolt Cemetery, Nicut. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

WEST, Clem, 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

WILSON, Jerry D., 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)