MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 18, 2014

Deaths 03.19.14


— LOCAL

BRANDT, Mark Thomas, 60, M&B Auto Shop owner/mechanic, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

DILLON, Bruce Charles, 43, janitor, died March 14. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, Ash Street Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FEE, Magolee “Maggie,” 89, retired nurse, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GALLAGHER, Ellie, 93, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Greenhill Cemetery Pavilion, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PELOQUIN, Bernard A., 62, electrician, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

STINE, Christina D., 31, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WOOD, Robert Frank, 82, Bureau of Indian Affairs assistant area director, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — KERNELL, Lavonta Ione, 88, retired bookkeeper, died March 13. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Kingdom Hall, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MORRIS, Linda, 52, intensive care unit tech monitor, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WILLIAMSON, Bobby, 58, H&R Block tax preparer, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — KIRKPATRICK, A.R., 88, canning plant supervisor, died March 13. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Bower Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — OSBORNE, Melvin, 69, pastor/sales representative, died Monday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

HULBERT — TEAGUE, Faye, 74, attorney, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ADAIR, Patricia Ann, 58, budget analyst, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TAHLEQUAH — WITT, Tommy L., 67, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COOPER, Gary K. “Buddy,” 79, retired Continental Industries machinist, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Church of Christ, Wagoner, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER — NODINE, Sammy J., 78, Fansteel specialized warehouseman, died March 17. Services noon Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — CARTER, Jimmy L., 74, retired Acme Engineering assemblyman, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Webbers Falls Event Center, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

MULDROW — TAYLOR, Ora Bell, 87, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

ROLAND — GANTT, Charles Dale, 58, salesman, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Roland, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW — BENGE, Betty Jean, 87, banking, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW (formerly of Muskogee) — PALMER, Pearl, 99, died Tuesday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

STILWELL — MINK, Frank, 88, retired bus driver, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Rock Fence Cemetery, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

WATTS — SWATSENBERG, Larry, 68, U.S. Army sergeant, died Monday. No services planned, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. — GONZALES, Teresa Jo, 47, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

COWART, Bobbie J., 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Hulbert. (Reed-Culver of Tahlequah)

FRAZIER, Ron W., 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavilion. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

GANTT, Charles Dale, 2 p.m., Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Roland. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

NIXON, Beauton Carel, 2 p.m., Moore Cemetery. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)