MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 3, 2014

Deaths 02.04.14


— LOCAL

HENDERSON, Arthur R., 65, retired Adolf-Coors equipment specialist, died Saturday. Services pending, Add’Vantage Funeral Service, Tulsa.

HENSON, Dorothy, 86, retired sales, died Jan. 28. Services pending, DeMoss-Durdan Funeral Home, Corvallis, Ore.

LACKEY, Deborah Ellen “Debbie,” 59, stocker, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MAUBOULES, John D., 78, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

McELMURRY, Mitchell Leon, 61, teacher/coach, died Jan. 30. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SWEARENGIN, Carl Gene, 68, retired from Oklahoma Department of Transportation, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TACKETT, Johnnie L., 65, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — CASEY, Robert, 48, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

FORT GIBSON — BAKER, Dale Richard, 52, AT&T customer service representative, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Grandview Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

HASKELL — BLAN, Margie M., 81, retired Walmart sales associate, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Haskell Assembly of God, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PORUM — GABBARD, Pearly, 66, died Monday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — BECK, Donna L., 63, seamstress, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FISHINGHAWK, Joseph L., 80, retired from Air Force/Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — KIRKPATRICK, Kyle, 32, ironworker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — PHILLIPS, Robert L., 76, welder, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WALWORTH, Winona, 99, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — MENEES, Walter, 81, ironworker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

MULDROW — TATE, Mike Grady, 72, highline construction worker, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

OKMULGEE — HUMPHREYS, Deborah Lynn, 57, licensed practical nurse, died Friday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SAWYER — GRIMES, Lucy Catherine, 95, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

TULSA — ATKINS, Paul J., 68, mechanic, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — BAKER, Deborah J., 59, mortgage broker, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — RYCRAW, LaWanda J., 44, disabled, died Jan. 28. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Greater Union Baptist Church, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SNYDER, Evelyn S., 67, dispatcher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

VIAN — GOSSETT, Lucille, 89, beauty shop owner, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Garden of Memories Cemetery, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

MAUBOULES, John D., 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)