MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 30, 2013

Deaths 10.31.13


— LOCAL

BERRYHILL, Tresia, 52, retired, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

COX, Ruth Mary, 91, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ELMORE, Lawrence E., 88, retired computer analyst, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Martha Ann, 83, homemaker, died Oct. 26. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEWIS, Steven Dean, 51, forklift driver, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MONTGOMERY, Elmer J., 89, retired Montgomery Trucking owner/teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

WILLIAMS, Barbara, 74, retired, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BURGESS, Michael Washington, 84, square dance caller, died Sunday. No services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

GORE — ECKENBERGER, John Edward II, 71, social worker, died Oct. 23. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Gore United Methodist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

OKTAHA — PUCKETT, the Rev. Richard Jr. “Sonny,” 71, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

PORTER — HATHCOAT, Charles Leroy Jr., 49, contractor, died Sunday. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Inola Funeral Home and Crematory. No services planned, MMS-Payne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Claremore.

PORTER — SIMEROTH, Travis L., 73, Tulsa Brake and Spring employee, died Sept. 17. Services 1 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM — BURR, Calvin Leo, 71, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Porum Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWER, Charles D., 81, insurance restoration, died Oct. 24. Services 3 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HEROLD, Lowell R., 92, TWA sales manager, died Tuesday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HOOPER, Bobby Sr., 62, Job Corps maintenance, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Barber Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

FORT SMITH, Ark. — CASEY, Michael Benton, 41, HVAC, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — INGLE, Emogene Rose, 81, Regal 8 Motel manager, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — STRAUSS, Mary Ann, 85, retired insurance underwriter, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — ASBILL, Tim, died Tuesday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — PHILPOT, Rosie Etta, 85, nurse, died Oct. 25. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Briggs Cemetery, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — RIDGE, Tommy, died Tuesday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — SMITH, Billie Harold, 78, Boeing Aircraft machinist, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WESTVILLE — SINGLETERRY, Jorge Luis, 48, auto mechanic, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

BURR, Calvin Leo, 10 a.m., Porum Assembly of God. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)

DAVIS, Paul Edward, 10 a.m., Stigler Free Will Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

MONTGOMERY, Elmer, 2 p.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

PUCKETT, the Rev. Richard Jr. “Sonny,” 2 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

SIMEROTH, Travis L., 1 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

STEWART, Jackie Marie, 11 a.m., Faith Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

WRIGHT, Frances Louise, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Blackgum. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)