MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 16, 2013

Deaths 07.16.13


— LOCAL

BLACK, Curtis, 76, supervisor for Zapata Industries, died July 12. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CLARK, Stanley A., 75, retired bank examiner, died Sunday. Committal service 1 p.m. Thursday, Pinecrest Cemetery, Alexandar, Ark.; Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

CROTTY, M. Joann, 82, bookkeeper/homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

KESSLER, Jody Lee, 27, welder, died July 9. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McCLAIN, Bennie Lee, 83, owner McClain Furniture Store, died Saturday. Private family services, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARIS, Lucille K., 85, housewife, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

SARGENT, Elizabeth “Betty,” 84, retired office manager, died Sunday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — MURRAY, Loyde, 65, retired carman/foreman for Rock Island Railroad, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MILLER, Roy Elmer, 84, marine caprenter, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Eufaula Church of Christ, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — GOURD, Russell B., 49, construction worker, died Friday. Services 6 p.m. Thursday, Keener Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM LANDING — MORGAN, Jack, 81, retired OG&E construction lineman, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

REDBIRD — BIZZELL, Gladys Ophelia, 71, Haskell Manor Nursing Home CMA, died July 9. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Redbird, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc.

TAHLEQUAH — FERGUSON, James, 60, died July 6. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MITCHELL, Mildred L. “Shorty,” 89, Northeastern State University cafeteria cook, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WEBSTER, Emma, 86, housekeeper for Cherokee Nation, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Reed Culver Chapel, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — HALL, Freddie “Teddy,” 59, retired registered nurse, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JIMISON, Elaine Elenor, 79, cook, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WILSON, “Bill,” 76, Wilson Roofing and Construction, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WILSON, Richmond “Bill,” 100, engineer, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

McCURTAIN — KNIGHT, James Bentley, 6 months, died July 7. No services scheduled, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

OWASSO — BRISTER, Patricia L., 81, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

QUINTON — MONKS, Stanley “Bud,” 87, retired miner, died Sunday. Viewing 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Mallory Chapel, Quinton, services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Quinton Pentecostal Holiness Church, Quinton, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TULSA — EARL, Brendan Lynell, 18, manager of RainWash Car Wash, died July 11. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Amazing Grace Christian Church, Tulsa, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

TULSA — JONES, Janice E., 73, secretary, died Saturday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, services 10 a.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WICHITA, Kan. — DICKSON, Jakara Tioria Lashon, 6, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — GARY, James Edward Jr., 27, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

CROTTY, M. Joann, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

HUGGINS, James Gary, 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

KESSLER, Jody Lee, 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

WILSON, Bill, 10 a.m., Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)