MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 24, 2013

Deaths 01.25.13


— LOCAL

BELL, Angela K., 38, VA Regional Office senior claims examiner, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BLACK, Marshall, 98, Oklahoma Children’s Center maintenance technician, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, New Life Ministries, Taft, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Jan. 3. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Azalea Terrace Recreation Room, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

STACKS-OLSHEN, Audra C., 46, occupational therapist, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

TOLIVER, Dr. Otherine (Graham), 63, psychiatrist, died Wednesday. Services pending, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

VAUGHN, Sarah Lee, 88, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BROWN, Thresa Lee, 83, Deep Fork Community Action Head Start teacher, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Checotah First Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — WOOTEN, J.B., 82, Union Metal shopman, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — ANSON, Clayton A., 92, retired, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DOMINIC, John F., 44, police officer, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HANNA — DAVIS, Mary Lee, 82, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HASKELL — STONES, J.T., 86, Hostess Cakes professional baker, died Jan. 20. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Chapel of Remembrance, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PARK HILL — WELLS, Luke V. 21, retail appliance clerk, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CARTER, Cora L., 81, nursing assistant, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HALE, Rickey A., 59, Reasor’s employee, died Jan. 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — EDWARDS, Floyd A., 82, retired roofing company owner, died Wednesday. Services 3 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WAGNER, Nadine K., 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 9 a.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (formerly of Wagoner County) — PIERSON, Leroy, 75, U.S. Postal Service mail handler, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

ARDMORE (formerly of Muskogee) — HARRISON, Patricia Ruth, 69, homemaker, died Jan. 19. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, African Methodist Episcopal Church Ward Chapel, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BEGGS — CULBERT, James, 67, telephone lineman/manager, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

BROKEN ARROW — WOODBY, Richard Leroy Jr., 58, retired Ford Glass employee, died Jan. 8. Memorial services 1 p.m. Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

CARROLLTON, Texas — NICHOLS, Donna L., 59, retired, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CARTERSVILLE — JENNINGS, Edna Ruth, 87, retired Kmart, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Keota First Baptist Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

KANSAS — OOSAWHE, Beatrice, 82, seamstress, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

KEOTA — STOUT, Francis Lee, 62, truck driver, died Thursday. No services planned, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

LAWTON (former resident of Claremore) — NEEL, Lela Kathleen, 29, Candlewood Suites hotel manager, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Church of God of Prophecy, Coweta, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

NORMAN (formerly of Okmulgee) — MOORE, Trevon Lamar, 25, Golden Corral cook, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — FULTZ, Sarah Jane, 81, Walmart department manager, died Jan. 17. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church of Preston, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — MILLER, Doris, 83, retired beautician/motel manager, died Wednesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SPIRO — GOSVENER, Blanche, 94, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STILWELL — WINKLER, Vohn I., 55, construction, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — AKINS, Patricia, 54, died Jan. 17. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — BOYKINS, Florence, 69, retired American Airlines, died Jan. 15. Services 11 a.m. today, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LIVESEY, Gary Lee, 63, welder, died Jan. 22. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — OVERSTREET, Mildred, 75, Ford Glass Co. glass handler, died Monday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Morning Star Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — QUINN, Grover, 75, retired educator, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — ADAMS, Michael “Too Kool,” 54, died Jan. 18. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Mark Church of God in Christ, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — TILLMAN, Hurigh Jr., 58, died Jan. 18. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, African Methodist Episcopal Church Grant Chapel, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

DOMINIC, John F., 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

DUNCAN, Henry V. Sr., 11 a.m., Faith Deliverance Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

LOFTIS, James E., 10:30 a.m., Whitefield Cemetery. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

NICHOLS, Donna, 1 p.m., Greenlawn Cemetery. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

WAGNER, Nadine K., 9 a.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

WIER, John C., 2 p.m., Stigler First Assembly of God. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)