MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 23, 2013

Deaths 07.24.13


— LOCAL

BLACKMON, Ruth Imogene, 86, retired licensed practical nurse, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORKNER, Norma Josephine “Jo,” 91, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEAVER, Amanda Ruth, 33, Department of Corrections, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BOLLING, Bill Sr., 86, retired resident agent in charge of the DEA, Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, Brush Hill Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MILLER, Sidney Leon Jr., 57, laborer, died Monday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

HASKELL — BECK, Bobby Gene, 74, retired Oklahoma Army National Guard, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — ROMAIN, Jessica, 20, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

PORTER — BEBOUT, Robert “Bud,” 84, lineman, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

PORUM — SHAMBLIN, Sadie Lee “Hall,” 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — CRAWFORD, Peggy J., 85, real estate associate, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Marble City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — GILBERT, Harold Wayne, 74, died Tuesday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Pioneer Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PONDS, Anna R., 86, homemaker, died July 20. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Jay Arthur, 42, Class A mechanic, died Saturday. Memorial service to be held at a later date, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WILSON, Richmond “Bill,” 100, engineer, died July 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — ELDREDGE, John H., 76, Eldredge Well Service owner/operator, died Sunday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs. Services noon Friday, Beggs Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BROKEN ARROW — JAMES, Joseph “JB,” 89, Texaco Oil Company employee, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hayhurst Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.

STIGLER — UNDERWOOD, Marjorie Lee, 81, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Mountain Home Cemetery, Stigler, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

BEBOUT, Robert “Bud,” 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

BOLLING, Bill Sr., 1 p.m., Brush Hill Baptist Church, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

CLAYTON, Louis Earl, 2 p.m., family conducted memorial service, Bebee Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

CRAWFORD, Peggy J., 10 a.m., Marble City Cemetery. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

FORKNER, Norma Josephine “Jo,” 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

GREEN, Shirley M., 10 a.m., Pettit Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

REYNOLDS, Rudolph Floyd, 2 p.m., Vivian Baptist Church. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

SHAMBLIN, Lee “Hall,” 2 p.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)