MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 14, 2013

Deaths.01.15.13


— LOCAL

CHEEK, Lewis Donald, 73, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Boston Avenue Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

COOPER, Michael, 59, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Jan. 3. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HARRISON, Ona Helen, 94, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HAYES, Vancie, 94, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, South Bethel Chapel, Braggs, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOWARD, Ethel M., 93, housewife, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Calvary Faith Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

JAMES, G.A., 92, minister, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, Timothy Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JONES, Lucille G., 88, retired Department of Human Services, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LIVINGSTON, Maxine, 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McBRIDE, Bryan D., 39, boiler maker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Butler Creek Baptist Church, Oktaha, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MEDEARIS, Frank M., 45, attorney, died Jan. 12. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SINER, Jean Ann, 63, retired school teacher, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

BOYNTON — MORGAN, DeeAnn, 61, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Liberty Baptist Church, Morris, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

CHECOTAH — SCHLOTTER, Charles “Chuck,” 83, retired Air Force aircraft mechanic, died Sunday. Services 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Garrett Family Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — MARTIN, Lula B., 86, dietitian, died Sunday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Wednesday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — WALLIS, Mrs. Robert Sue (Paulinea), 52, housewife, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

OKTAHA — WATTS, Albert B., 80, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Wainwright Assembly of God, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PORTER — RILEY, Doris Geraldine, 79, Braden Industries inspector/beautician, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PORUM — WHITLEY, Lois, 89, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. today, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Porum First Baptist Church, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — FORCE, Martha A., 68, medical records tech, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Calvary Assembly of God, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GANN, Littlejohn, 65, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HENDRIX, E.J., 88, business owner, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — VIND, Gerald, 80, microbiologist, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — HURST, Gary Wayne, 53, laborer, died Jan. 6. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Pioneer Cemetery, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — THOMAS, Lorene, 71, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Freewill Baptist Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WYNN, Winson James, 64, heavy equipment operator, died Saturday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAINWRIGHT — RAMSEY, John “Jiggs,” 92, farmer/rancher, died Sunday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

WEBBERS FALLS — CROW, Flora Louise “Sissy,” 63, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES



EVENING SHADE — BLACKBIRD, Coming B. 79, construction, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Set Free Ministries, Marble City Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

KEOTA — LONG, Willie Allean, 87, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

LONGTOWN — SPARGUR, Floyd Wayne, 77, AT&T maintenance, died Sunday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Yukon Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

McALESTER — HARPER, Joan, 76, retired McAlester Regional Medical center food service, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Indianola, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

MULDROW — BERNARD, Retha Ann, 74, Ayers Furniture Factory employee, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Seabolt Cemetery, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

MULDROW — CLABORN, Dorothy Jean, 83, retired Tip Top Cleaners, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Agent Chapel, Muldrow, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKLAHOMA CITY — PEEVYHOUSE, Bud, 84, retired parts deliverer, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — JONES, Walter Jr., 57, housing inspector, died Saturday. Wake services 6 p.m. Wednesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Montesoma Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SAND SPRINGS — PATRICK, Fannie H., 76, kitchen supervisor, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

STILWELL — SHERLEY, Emma J., 75, homemaker, died Friday. No services planned, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — CRENSHAW-CALHOUN, Doretha W., 93, nursing instructor, died Saturday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Estella, 95, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — MYLES, Dorothy, 57, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — RENTIE, Ethel Lee, 73, daycare worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — SMITH, Mary Lois, 82, died Jan. 9. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TULSA (formerly of Okmulgee) — STRONG, Nathaniel Sr., 71, retired veteran, died Jan. 9. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Saint Mary Christian Center, Okmulgee, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — VAUGHAN, Chauney “C.D.,” 94, retired Tulsa Public Schools educator, died Jan. 9. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WESTVILLE — RHEA, Wesley Mitchell, 62, truck driver, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home of Westville.



SERVICES TODAY



BROYLES, Virginia Kay, 2 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

BUTLER, Susan Deanna, 2 p.m., Roland City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

FORCE, Martha Ann, 2 p.m., Calvary Assembly of God, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

HARPER, Joan, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Indianola. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

HARRISON, Ona Helen, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HAYES, Vancie, 11 a.m., South Bethel Cemetery Chapel, Braggs. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

HOWARD, Ethel M., 10:30 a.m., Calvary Faith Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)

JAMES, G.A., 11 a.m., Timothy Baptist Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

NICHOLS, Michael, 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

O’DELL, John W., 10:30 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

SNYDER, Randal William, 10 a.m., Assembly of God, Haskell. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)