MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 7, 2013

Deaths 06.07.13


— LOCAL

BOND, Richard James, 76, cosmetologist, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

COOK-DAVIS, Irena G. “Kat,” 91, retired Navy nurse, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

KIDDER, Margie E., 85, AT&T operator, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Crescent Valley Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PERKINS, Jeffrey Lamont, 51, mail service driver, died June 5. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

FORT GIBSON — LETT, Chalmer Darrell, 77, Owens-Illinois mouldmaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lawrence Street Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — STARK, the Rev. James J. Jr., Ph.D., 84, retired VA Regional Office counseling psychologist, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Muskogee First Church of the Nazarene, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GORE — JONES, Alvin Howard, 94, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Gore, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKAY — DeVAULT, David L., 76, retired aircraft mechanic, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — CORN, John, 66, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROBISON, Clarke Eugene, 91, General Motors lineman, died June 1. Services 5 p.m. Saturday, Wagoner Elks Lodge, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Betty Lu, 63, homemaker, died May 28. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

FRISCO, Texas (formerly of Tulsa) — FRENCH-DREW, Gwendolyn O., 65, Army/Air Force Exchange Services contract specialist, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — BENSON, Bobbye Gene, 78, retired U.S. Air Force, died May 25. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Checotah) — TRUSLEY, Oliver Jr., 83, retired City of Oklahoma City, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

RESTON, Va. (formerly of Fort Gibson) — HOGGARD-LAMB, Nina “Betty,” 66, public school teacher, died Tuesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

SALLISAW — CURRY, Barbara Jean, 71, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Drakestand Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — HOWARD, Vicki Lynn (Lane), 56, secretary, died Thursday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TULSA — KEYS, Fern, 76, domestic, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



SERVICES TODAY

BOND, Richard James, 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

COOK-DAVIS, Irena G. “Kat,” 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

JONES, Alvin Howard, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Gore. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

KIDDER, Margie E., 10:30 a.m., Crescent Valley Baptist Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

SHIELDS, Betty Lu, 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

STARK, the Rev. James Jr., Ph.D., 11 a.m., Muskogee First Church of the Nazarene. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)