MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 16, 2012

Deaths 12.15.12


— LOCAL

BOROVETZ, Tiffany Jean, 30, nursing home aid, died Dec. 5. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc.

CRUTCHFIELD, Christopher Jaiden, 7, student at Grant Foreman Elementary School, died Dec. 9. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc.

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAVITT, John B., 87, retired minister, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Locust Grove Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SALMON, H.C. “Dick,” 88, retired retail manager, died Thursday. Services noon Tuesday, Christian Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SLOAN, B.J., 82, operating engineer, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TOLLER, Ella Mae, 97, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WILSON, Kevin Francis, 53, painter, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BONICELLI, Jesse M., 82, retired housewife, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — CARTER, Rayford, 45, furniture maker, died Wednesday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Central High Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PORUM – MURRAY, Lawrence, 74, died Saturday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. No services planned, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — BERRY, Robert W., 89, planning supervisor, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CHASE, Harvey Lee, 76, retired from U.S. Air Force, died Dec. 10. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GILLON, David, 62, certified public accountant, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HAMMONS, Anna, 84, owner of Hammons Electric in Tahlequah, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Elm Tree Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HOUK, James F., 85, heavy equipment operator/mechanic, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kansas Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROSE, Linda, 53, retired VA Medical Center, died Dec. 13. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — DYER, Forrest Allen, 91, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BARTLESVILLE — DIXSON, Mildred Claire, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

BETHANY – SANDERS, Charlotte Ann, 66, social worker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

QUINTON – MOON, Zelma Pearl “Jackie,”  75, custodian,died Thursday.Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Greater Refuge Pentecostal Church, Quinton, Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton.

STILWELL — FOREMAN, Joanna, 62, former lineman at CNI, died Friday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — SPRINGWATER, Kyle Stephen, 23, laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WESTVILLE — FITTS, Carol Jean, 70, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Fairview Cemetery, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, Kan. – McKINNEY, Archie, 65, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita.

    

SERVICES TODAY

COLE, Dwight, 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)