MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 13, 2013

Deaths 02.14.13


— LOCAL

BELLER, Johnnie Mae, 93, died Wednesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

CARLTON, Jessee A., 98, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Immanuel Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CARTER, Tina A., 40, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

DEAN, Elias, 58, laborer, died Feb. 9. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Dean’s Chapel Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

DENNIS-CORNELIUS, Rena M., 79, retired licensed practical nurse, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Church Central, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EDWARDS, Elizabeth L., 83, retired U.S. Post Office, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAHAM, Robert Lee, 85, master carpenter/construction, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

HARPER, Norma Lou (Woodrow), 93, retired air traffic controller, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Sarcoxie Cemetery, Sarcoxie, Mo., Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HICKS, Anna E., 78, retired teacher, died Feb. 10. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HOWELL, Neta June, 78, nurse, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

JESSEE, Floyd L., 78, retired, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fairview Baptist Church, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

JOHNSON BOWERS, Mary Ellen, 77, health caregiver, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LOGAN, Cory Sylvester, 27, died Feb. 6. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Summit, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RIDGEL, Flora Dean, 61, home health care aide, died Feb. 6. Services Saturday in Portland, Ark., Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RHYNE, Ray, 88, Carnation/Meadow Gold milk man, died Wednesday. Services 1:30 p.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

ROYSE, Elda Mae, 83, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

EUFAULA — DAVIS, Judy Lane, 69, Warner Cable TV office manager, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

EUFAULA — SMITTLE, Donald “Larry,” 82, sporting goods salesman, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Cemetery, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — TURNEY, Roger Grant, 62, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HULBERT — JONES, Brianna Marie, 29, retail sales manager, died Tuesday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. No services planned, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

PARK HILL — BURGESS, Billie E., 83, cattle rancher, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — WHITE, Billy G., 59, self-employed, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — HESS, Ronald II, 47, disabled, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — EARLABAUGH, Roger Lee, 46, general laborer, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — LORD, Lee Roy Sr., 82, auto mechanic, died Feb. 8. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McMAHAN, Elnora, 89, beautician, died Feb. 9. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Union Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — HOWARD, Clara Gail, infant, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

COWETA — KARNS, Charlette Alene, 69, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

GROVE — SLOAN, Alan Dwayne, 39, diesel mechanic, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MALVERN, Ark. — ACUFF, Roy Eugene Jr., 46, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Vaught Cemetery, Webbers Falls, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

McCURTAIN — BUSH, Martha J., 75, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Miners Cemetery, McCurtain, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (formerly of Muskogee) — WHITE, Lisa Dianne (Williams), 50, factory worker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OKLAHOMA CITY — ROBERTS, Agnes, 94, bank vice president, died Feb. 9. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SALLISAW — BAILEY, Jane E., 89, factory worker, died Feb. 9. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — HUDSON, Barbara Ann, 75, certified nurses’ assistant, died Monday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SHADY POINT — BROWN, James, 93, cook, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.



SERVICES TODAY

ACUFF, Roy Eugene Jr., 2 p.m., Vaught Cemetery, Webbers Falls. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

BURGESS, Billie E., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

CARLTON, Jessee A., 2 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

EDWARDS, Elizabeth L., 10:30 a.m., Foster’s Ivory Chapel. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

HOWARD, Clara Gail, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

JESSEE, Floyd L., 10 a.m., Fairview Baptist Church. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

REASNOR, Willis Leon Jr., 2 p.m., First United Methodist of Quinton. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

REYNOLDS, Leah P., 1 p.m., Greenleaf Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

ROYCE, Elda Mae, 2 p.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

SLOAN, Alan Dwayne, 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

TERRELL, Nancy Shirley, 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)