MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 30, 2012

Deaths 10.31.12


— LOCAL

CHRISTOPHER, David Wayne, 51, heavy equipment operator, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

GUTHRIE, William Bruce, 65, Eastern District of Oklahoma federal court clerk, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MAHAN, Frank Lewis, M.D., 88, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory.

TUCKER, Robert D., 75, retired, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — NEWTON, Jess, 93, retired equipment operator/farmer, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Assembly of God, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — McINTOSH, Kaniah Jean, 79, teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — HARRIS, Landon Alexander and Nevaeh Larai, infant twins of Jourdin Harris, died Oct. 29. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Four Mile Branch Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HULBERT — BLAIR, Kole C., 7, Heritage Elementary student, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORTER — GALLIERS, Maxine, 47, certified nurse’s aide, died Monday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PRICE, Jack F., 88, postal worker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — BUSE, John R., 89, retired Halliburton, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LOCAL TIES

LONG — MITCHELL, Blanche, 90, retired Gerber line worker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

MULDROW — TEAGUE, Lee Roy, 44, Baldor machine operator, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Old Cache Cemetery, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — CLABORN, Johnny Gene, 79, retired diesel mechanics instructor, died Sunday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Town & Country Christian Church, Okmulgee. Services 1:30 p.m. today, Town & Country Christian Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — STEVENSON, Alice Bernice, 64, Cherokee Nation Nutrition Center cook, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Vian Freewill Baptist Church, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — STOKES, Katherine Louise, 95, teacher/county attorney/tax preparation office owner, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — VAUGHAN, Ruby Clara, 91, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Akins Cemetery, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — CLARK, Neal, 74, mechanic, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — MOUSER, Bobby Don, 71, retired Wonder Bread salesman, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

STIGLER — NIXON, Sue, 75, retired antique dealer, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

STIGLER — WILSON, William Leon, 83, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Assembly of God Church, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

VIAN — ELBON, Wilma Mae, 84, homemaker/store owner, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Blackgum Baptist Church, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WESTVILLE — NOBLIN, Phyllis E., 63, flipper, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home of Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. — McCLELLAN, Awanda Michelle, 55, died Friday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BUSE, John R., 10 a.m., Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

CROUCH, Leon D., 2 p.m., Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell. (Hart Funeral Home, Stilwell)

LANDAVERDE, Juvenal, noon, St. Brigid Catholic Church of Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

MOUSER, Bobby Don, 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

NEWTON, Jess, 10 a.m., First Assembly of God, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

RICHMOND, Betty Jo, 1 p.m., Leach Baptist Church. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)