MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 23, 2013

Deaths 02.23.13


— LOCAL

GUTHRIE, John W., 77, retired business owner, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Muskogee First Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HURD, Nancy L., 82, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

ROBERTS, Edsel Leon, 90, farmer, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Elm Grove Assembly of God, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

VANBRUNT, Wayne E., 68, oil and gas industry, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Chandler Road Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WALDON, Donald Gilbert, 77, self-employed welder, died Monday. Memorial service to be held at a later date, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

YOUNGMAN, William W., 77, civil engineer, died Feb. 16. Services 11 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

EUFAULA — HAMMAR, James Boyd, 73, plumber, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — ROSS, Bill Junior, 62, Army Ammunition Plant transportation manager, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — BRANNON, Myrna Loy, 76, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

FORT GIBSON — BURNS, Alfred Clinton “Clint,” 75, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Church of Christ, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — COOPER, Scott, 47, died Feb. 16. Services 11 a.m. today, First Freewill Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — GILLIAM, William Lloyd, 61, musician, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — VAUGHN, Patricia, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PORUM — SHRUM, Jerry Lee, 71, truck driver/farmer, died Friday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RENTIESVILLE — GRAVES, Eveleen, 71, steel worker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church of Summit, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WAGONER — ELLINGTON, Anna Lee, 76, cook, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BIXBY — JACKSON, Beatrice Naomi, 94, cook, died Feb. 7. Services 1 p.m. today, Bixby High School, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

BROKEN ARROW — ENSMINGER, June (Turley), 78, homemaker, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (formerly of Muskogee) — WHITE, Lisa Dianne (Williams), 50, Brady Corp. employee, died Feb. 12. Services 11 a.m. today, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKMULGEE — FRANKLIN, the Rev. C.R., 99, Assembly of God minister, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, First Assembly of God, Morris, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

ROLAND — EFURD, Jo, 85, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

TULSA — HINES, Thomas Carl “PoTom,” 70, expediter, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — HURD, Nancy L., 82, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Major, 68, hotel steward, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. March 2, Greater Sunrise Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

COOPER, Scott, 11 a.m., First Freewill Baptist Church, Fort Gibson. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

GILLIAM, William Lloyd, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

GUTHRIE, John W., 1 p.m., Muskogee First Assembly of God Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

HAMMAR, James Boyd, 10 a.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

HUTTON, Helen Marie, 11 a.m., Praise Center Family Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

MARSHALL, Keith Duane Sr., 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

PARKER, Julius Jordan “Yah Yah,” 3 p.m., New Life Ministries, Taft. (Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw)

ROSS, Bill Junior, 2 p.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)