MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 21, 2014

Deaths 03.22.14


— LOCAL

ANDIS, Letetia “Lynn,” 39, licensed practical nurse, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Abiding Life Fellowship, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

GOFF, Helen I., 89, bookkeeper/homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Grace Episcopal, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HODGES, Eunice J., 79, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOUSTON, Brandon Carlos, 41, disabled, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

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

POLSLEY-HINSLEY, Dianne L., 75, bookkeeper, died March 11. Services 1 p.m. today, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

ROBERTS, Eugene, 87, Coburn Optical employee, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

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

SWEDEN, Dorothy S., 71, retired from Teel Laundry, died Friday. Services pending, 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. today, Kingdom Hall, Checotah, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MORRIS, Linda, 52, intensive care unit tech monitor, died March 14. Private family services, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WILLIAMSON, Bobby, 58, H&R Block tax preparer, died Saturday. Private family services, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

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

FORT GIBSON — OSBORNE, Melvin “Butch,” 69, pastor/sales representative, died March 17. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home, Fort Gibson. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

LENNA — PARKER, Jimmy, 86, rancher, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. today, Lenna Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

PORUM — RASKEY, Terry, 74, died March 16. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Warner First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — BLUEBIRD, Floyd, 77, brush crew foreman, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWER, Candy Faye (Tennison), 62, Cherokee artist, died Wednesday. Services 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GOURD, Melva Dean, 59, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MABRAY, Earl L., 86, equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Price Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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

WAGONER — DUMOND, Lavern E., 70, retired from Prestolite/Walmart, died Thursday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HENDERSON, Donnies Cornaze Oliver, 30, disabled, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Assembly of God, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee.

WAGONER — NODINE, Sammy J., 78, Fansteel specialized warehouseman, died March 17. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner. Services noon Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (formerly of Muskogee) — DUNCAN, Sabrina Nicole (Deerinwater), 27, died Sunday. Family conducted memorial service 2 p.m. today, York Street Christian Church, cremation under the direction of Cremation Advocates, Durham, N.C.

HOYT — CUMMINGS, Nellie M., 78, waitress, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

MULDROW — PHILLIPS, Billy Gene, 86, Phillips 66 Service Station owner, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Liberty Assembly of God, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

ROLAND — WOFFORD, Rebecca Fay, 51, certified nurse assistant, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Short Baptist Church, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW (formerly of Muskogee) — PALMER, Pearl, 99, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

STIGLER — NODINE, Randy, 61, retired, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, New Life Center, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WICHITA, Kan. — GONZALES, Teresa Jo, 47, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Biglow Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — LEAKE, Brenda, 49, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — MARKHAM, Donna, 49, died March 11. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Chanute, Kan., Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

KERNELL, Lavonta Ione, 2 p.m., Kingdom Hall, Checotah. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

KIRKPATRICK, A.R., 2 p.m., Bower Cemetery. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

PARKER, Jimmy, 1 p.m., Lenna Baptist Church. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

PELOQUIN, Bernard A., 11 a.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel, Muskogee. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

STINE, Christina D., 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

TAYLOR, Ora Bell, 10 a.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

WOOD, Robert Frank, 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)