MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 19, 2013

Deaths 11.20.13


— LOCAL

BALDWIN, Helen L., 89, Coburn Optical bookkeeper, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BLUE, Ti’Re La’Dre, infant son of Brequel Blue and Ti’Re Warrior, died Nov. 11. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Warrior Cemetery, Checotah, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BOYD, C.W. “Bud,” 91, retired, died Sunday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee. Services noon Thursday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

CUTSHAW, Ruth E., 74, homemaker, died Sunday. Private family services planned, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HICKMAN, Loretta Myers, 64, Georgia-Pacific machine operator, died Nov. 14. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

LOVETT, James David, 65, retired VA Medical Center, died Oct. 29. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WALDEN, Thomas Edward, 71, human resources, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Pauls United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEAVER, Joy F., 81, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — CASEY, Joe, 68, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — HUGHES, Darlene, 72, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WINKLE, Faye, 93, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — CHAPMAN, Charles Kirksey, 79, painter, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — MOSS, Ruby F., 65, spot welder, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BALL, Kimberly J., 45, intermediate paramedic, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Proctor Community Church, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ELKINS, Billie M. “Big’en,” 65, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Sellers Mission Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TOWNSEND, Pamela J., 63, volunteer provider, died Sunday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — WOFFORD, Thomas William “Tom,” 62, retired United States Army, died Saturday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 11 a.m. Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — CLARK, Ermon Jr., 83, home building contractor, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — GOUTHIER, Mamie McMillian, 78, social services representative, died Nov. 16. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Rosary 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Uganda Martyr’s Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

SALLISAW — HOEL, Michael William, 38, plumber/machinist, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Trinity Holiness Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SEAGOVILLE, Texas (formerly of Tulsa) — HARRIS, Richard Henry, 68, retired machinist, died Nov. 13. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Greater Grace Apostolic Temple, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

STIGLER — SWARTZ, Chloe Eva, infant, died Nov. 16. Services noon Saturday, San Bois Cemetery, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

WICHITA, Kan. — PROWS, Terrance J., 28, died Monday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

CLARK, Ermon Jr., 1 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

DECKARD, Velma Jo, 10 a.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

MOUSE, David P., 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

THOMAS, J.B., 10 a.m., Rocky Point Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)