MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 12, 2014

Deaths 03.13.14


— LOCAL

COOKSON, Spc. Cody Levi, 23, scout, died March 8. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

GARDNER, Georgia, 67, beautician, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Christian Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOWE, Harvel D. “Wayne,” 83, retired from Acme Engineering, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Christian Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McINTOSH, Catherine Louise, 90, retired child care provider, died March 1. Services 10 a.m. today, Macedonia Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RATHBUN, William Stephen, 69, retired rancher, died March 8. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Eastside Community Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SHAPLAND, Bessie Mae, 102, retired, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, Three Rivers Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

STOUT, Deborah A. “Debby,” 59, Connors State College office manager, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, New Hope Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THOMPSON, Robert “Bob,” 61, construction contractor, died Feb. 28. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.



AREA

BOYNTON — CROCKETT, David Earl, 67, truck driver, died Dec. 22. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

BOYNTON — REAGOR, Geneva, 81, provider, died March 8. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

CHECOTAH — LANE, Ernie S., 88, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — BROCKMAN, Bonnie Levon, 82, Eufaula Manor Nursing Home administrator, died Monday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Assembly of God, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — SWANSON, Patricia Ann, 70, efficiency expert, died Sunday. Private family services, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — BRYANT, John Henry Sr., 69, Bryant Concrete Construction owner, died Monday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee.

GORE — MOORE, Helen D., 84, retired Gore postmaster, died March 7. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

PARK HILL — BREWER, Alva “Dent,” 93, Wilson Foods saleswoman, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HOLBROOK, Gary, 65, laborer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed- Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — LANCASTER, Robert Gerald, 77, Shelter Insurance district sales manager, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TYLER, Anne Louise, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Elmwood-Bennett Addition, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — RICHARDSON, Barbara Ann, 78, newspaper operator, died Monday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.



LOCAL TIES

JAY — SUTTON, Raymond C., 47, labor, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Council Hill Cemetery, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

OKMULGEE — MALEY, John David, 83, retired Okmulgee County judge and attorney, died Tuesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — ROBERTS, Shirley Frances, 61, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. No services planned, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — TRAYLOR, Henry Lee “T-Bone,” 78, construction foreman for W.N. Couch, died March 5. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Preston, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

SALLISAW — BUZZARD, Colleen, 85, general laborer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TAMAHA — TATE, Norman, 65, laborer, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TULSA — THOMPSON, Jo Alice, 71, homemaker, died March 7. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, services 2 p.m. Saturday, New Heights Christian Center, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Johnnie B., 86, cosmetologist, died Tuesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



SERVICES TODAY

ANTHONY, Stanley E., 1 p.m., Bower Cemetery, Eufaula. (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

GARDNER, Georgia, 2 p.m., Christian Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

GAYLOR, David Clu, 1 p.m., Pioneer Cemetery. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

LANCASTER, Robert Gerald, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner).

MURRAY, Robbie Jean Terrell, 2 p.m., Faith Community Church, Whitefield (King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

SHAPLAND, Bessie Mae, 1 p.m., Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

THOMPSON, Robert “Bob,” 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service, Muskogee)