MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 2, 2012

Deaths 10.2.12


— LOCAL

BUFFINGTON, Albert “Al,” 73, Veterans Affairs regional representative, died Sept. 27. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services noon Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

COPELAND, Robert Dean “Bob,” 68, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PARKS, Clara (Cannon), 90, retired Muskogee County District Attorney administrative assistant, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WOLFE, Sharon Kay, 67, retired nurse, died Saturday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



AREA

BOYNTON — MYERS, John C. “Red,” 87, retired welder, died Sunday. Interment 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Wainwright First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CHECOTAH — FLEETWOOD, Jimmy Jarrett, 79, Trucking Co. owner/operator, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HASKELL — MILLER, Onice Odessa, 86, homemaker, died Sept. 25. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HITCHITA — LACKEY, ElDena Morton, 69, retired Checotah Public School teacher, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Free Will Baptist, Hitchita, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HULBERT — GREEN, Shirley LaVonne, 77, homemaker, died Sept. 28. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

HULBERT — SHANKLE, Vernon J., 83, steel industry crane operator, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hulbert First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — MILLER, Edward, 53, motorcycle repairman, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — McFERRIN, Glen F., 86, forklift operator, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — REEVES, Orvel M., 60, truck driver, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Apostolic Church, Welling, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WELLS, Susan L., 70, art and jewelry salesperson, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — EDELMAN, Sandra Kay Nene, 62, telephone receptionist, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MURRAY, Mary Lois, 78, manager, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PRUEGERT, Landon Wayne, infant son of Chris and Sarah Pruegert, died Sept. 25. Services 11 a.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — STACY, Evert Dirl “Chip,” 50, welder, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

LOS ANGELES, Calif.. — WILLIS, George Walter Jr., 54, City of Los Angeles street light foreman, died Sept. 26. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MULDROW — CARSON, Jerry Lee, 74, retired truck driver, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Blackjack Cemetery, Muldrow, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

MULDROW — ENGLISH, Bill, 85, J.C.Penney maintenance man, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Agent Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — HOPE, Robert William, 55, mechanic, died Friday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — SWARER, Wanda S., 67, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SERVICES TODAY

BALLARD, Louise, 2 p.m., Unity Baptist Church, Keota. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

FLEETWOOD, Jimmy Jarrett, 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

GOAD, Richard C., 2 p.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee)

HARP, J.R., 2 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

LACKEY, ElDena, 2 p.m., Hitchita Free Will Baptist Church. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

MURRAY, Mary Lois, 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

PRUEGERT, Landon Wayne, 11 a.m., Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

STACY, Evert Dirl “Chip,” 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)