MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 1, 2013

Deaths 12.02.13


— LOCAL

CARLTON, Betty L., 92, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FOSTER, Earl, 84, retired, died Sunday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HULCHER, Stephen Timm, 61, phone technician for VA regional office call center, died Thursday. Memorial ceremony 11 a.m. today, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

HOFSCHULTE, Martha Anna, 91, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

MATTHEWS, Albert Ray, 82, died Saturday. Services pending, Hibbs Funeral Home.

SANDERS, Thomas “Tom,” 73, retired from OG&E, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenhill Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BORN, Truday, 55, homemaker, died Nov. 27. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — CANEPA, Travis, 48, Hughes Lumber foreman, died Nov. 24. Services 10 a.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SISK, Lois, no age given, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — TOWNSEND, Betty, 84, retired vice president and manager of Eufaula branch of Cimarron Federal Savings and Loan Association, died Thursday. Family visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MILLS, Joe Jr., 78, truck driver, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oak Leaf Room, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

FORT GIBSON — WALLACE, Ada Leona, 77, registered nurse, died Nov. 25. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

VIAN — CRAIGHEAD, Sheila Joy (Menie), 61, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

VIAN — ROLSTON, Iva Lenora, 54, surveillance operator/accounting, died Thursday. Servcies 1 p.m. Wednesday, Box Cemetery, Vian, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WAGONER — RAGSDALE, William Henry, auto body repairman, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner. Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — RHODES, James N. “Jim,” 86, carpenter, died Friday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Assembly of God, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SYFRETT, George A., 72, retired firefighter, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — McALISTER, Rosemary, 91, died Saturday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

OKMULGEE — FIELDS, Alonzo “Lonnie,” 62, Warehouse Market stockman, died Nov. 26. Visitation noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors — Okmulgee Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

BATCHELOR, Bennett E., 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

BLAKE, Clyde Alexander, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

BURK, Hershel LeRoy, 10 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

CANEPA, Travis, 10 a.m., Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. ( Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah)

CHURCH, Newton “Sparky,” 2 p.m., Mount Hope Cemetery, Ripley. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

CRAIGHEAD, Sheila Joy (Menie), 2 p.m., First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

HOFSCHULTE, Martha Anna, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

RAGSDALE, William Henry, 2 p.m., Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

WALLACE, Ada Leona, 10 a.m., Church of Christ, Fort Gibson. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)