MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 23, 2014

Deaths 01.24.14


— LOCAL

BURRIS, Nancy Jean, 61, school teacher, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Eastside Community Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

GRAY, Max Douglas, 75, rancher, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

MAIORINO, Mary E., 41, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MATHEWS, Georgia Bernice, 89, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

THOMPSON, Henry Edward Jr. “Ed,” 79, retired sales, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WASHINGTON, Romon James, 54, Muskogee Public Schools custodian, died Jan. 15. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

WILLIAMS, Boyd D., 82, welder, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

WILSON, Tom Morris, 89, business owner, died Jan. 22. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — WILLIAMS, Dorothy L., 94, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — FRAZIER, Ronald William, 74, Rondo Electric electrical contractor, died Jan. 17. Services 11 a.m. today, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — JOHNSON, Bobby Joe, 79, machinist, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Millsap Funeral Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — MAYFIELD, Brailea Marie, infant daughter of Corey Mayfield and Caitlynn Harper, died Tuesday. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Historic First Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel.

FORT GIBSON — STEWART, Sally A., 74, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Christian Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

GORE — GARRISON, Ryan C., 34, rancher, died Jan. 17. Services 1 p.m. today, House of Prayer Freewill Baptist Church, Gore, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

HULBERT — BUFORD, Donna June, 79, retired Hulbert Public Schools library aide, died Wednesday. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

HULBERT — WILSON, Renita, 52, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKAY — SCHWARTZ, Donald Wayne, 67, retired military, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

NORWOOD — MASON, Arvie Alvis Sr., 80, operating engineer, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — BAILEY, Catherine M., 71, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JONES, Donna, 74, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — HAMMER, Glen O., 88, retired Lake Region office manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Assembly of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — STEWART, Herman Cleveland, 99, farmer, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Oakwood Cemetery, Mounds, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BROKEN ARROW — BROWN, Michael “Mike,” 60, plant operator, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

DISNEY — JONES, Lynda, 43, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Redbird-Smith Ceremonial Grounds, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

GROVE (formerly of Muskogee) — WARD, Katherine Russell, 92, retired, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. today, Grace Presbyterian Church, Grove, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

MANNFORD — WALLACE, Preston James, 61, horse farrier, died Jan. 16. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

NORMAN (formerly of Sallisaw) — HENRY, Sharon Ruth, 64, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — HORTON, Juanita Lou, 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — LOWRIMORE, Marion S., 89, electrician, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.



SERVICES TODAY

BURRIS, Nancy Jean, 2 p.m., Eastside Community Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

FRAZIER, Ronald William, 11 a.m., Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service)

GARRISON, Ryan C., 1 p.m., House of Prayer Freewill Baptist Church, Gore. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

HAMMER, Glen O., 2 p.m., Assembly of God, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

HENRY, Sharon Ruth, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

HOLIMAN, Betty Jo, 10 a.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

MASON, Arvie A. Sr., 10 a.m., First Baptist Church of Fort Gibson. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

MELDRUM-SALLEE, Kirsten, Private family services. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

PANN, Reatha J., 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

SCHWARTZ, Donald Wayne, 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

STEWART, Mary A., 10 a.m., Christian Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

THOMPSON, Henry Edward Jr. “Ed,” 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

WARD, Katherine Russell, 11 a.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, Grove. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

WILLIAMS, Boyd D., 2 p.m., Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah)