MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 15, 2013

Deaths 02.15.13


— LOCAL

BELLER, Johnnie Mae, 93, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Pentecostal Holiness, Davis, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

COPE, Earl Gene Jr., 47, laborer, died Feb. 6. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Spencer Memorial United Methodist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

DEAN, Elias, 58, laborer, died Feb. 9. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Dean’s Chapel Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

DENNIS-CORNELIUS, Rena M., 79, retired licensed practical nurse, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Church Central, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GRAHAM, Robert Lee, 85, master carpenter, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HICKS, Anna E., 78, retired teacher, died Feb. 10. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HOWELL, Neta June “Bobbie,” 78, nurse, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

HUTTON, Helen Marie, 64, day care coordinator, died Thursday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

JOHNSON BOWERS, Mary Ellen, 77, health care giver, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory

LEE, Lester Ray, 81, truck driver, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LOGAN, Cory Sylvester, 27, died Feb. 6. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Summit, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RHYNE, Ray, 88, carnation/Meadow Gold milkman, died Wednesday. Services 1:30 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

RIDGEL, Flora Dean, 61, home health care aid, died Feb. 6. Services Saturday in Portland, Ark., Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

EUFAULA — DAVIS, Judy Lane, 69, Warner Cable TV office manager, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA — SMITTLE, Donald “Larry,” 82, sporting goods salesman, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — GREEN, Vicki, 66, died Thursday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — TURNEY, Roger Grant, 62, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HULBERT — JONES, Brianna Marie, 29, retail sales manager, died Tuesday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner. No services planned, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — WHITE, Billy G., 59, self-employed, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — WALKER, Mary C., 66, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WAGONER — EARLABAUGH, Roger Lee, 46, general laborer, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — LORD, Lee Roy Sr., 82, auto mechanic, died Feb. 8. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McMAHAN, Elnora, 89, beautician, died Feb. 9. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Union Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — REYNOLDS, Patsy “Pat,” 70, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

COWETA — KARNS, Charlette Alene, 69, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (formerly of Muskogee) — WHITE, Lisa Dianne (Williams), 50, factory worker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKLAHOMA CITY — ROBERTS, Agnes, 94, bank vice president, died Feb. 9. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

OKMULGEE — ASBERRY, Cecil, 89, shift supervisor, died Tuesday. Visitation 2 to 7 p.m. today, House of Winn, Okmulgee. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

TULSA — McCELLAN, Michael, 61, labor, died Feb. 3. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Calvary Baptist Church, Sapulpa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — McRAE, Kenneth, 80, custodian, died Jan. 29. Memorial service 10 a.m. today, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — PRATT, Latashia Chr’ee, 38, accountant, died Feb. 9. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, World Outreach Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — THOMAS, E.W., 66, retired AT&T, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — YOUNG, Gwendolyn Kay, 52, disabled, died Feb. 8. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Agape Bible Fellowship Ministries, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — O’NEAL, James William, 85, retired, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Way of the Cross Freewill Baptist Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WATTS — WILLIAMS, Kenneth, 70, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WESTVILLE — DeLANEY, Wilma, 88, nursery worker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. — IVY, Christopher Ray, 42, died Feb. 8. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Tabernacle Bible Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — PARKER, Antonio D., 35, died Wednesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BUSH, Martha J., 2 p.m., Miners Cemetery, McCurtain. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

DENNIS-CORNELIUS, Rena M., 11 a.m., Church Central. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

DUTY, Leon, 3 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

EARLABAUGH, Roger Lee, 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

HAMILTON, Pearl Beatrice, 2 p.m., Lee Creek Assembly of God Church, Nicut. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

KARNS, Charlette Alene, 2 p.m., United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

RHYNE, Ray, 1:30 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

WHITE, Billy Gene, 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)