MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 17, 2014

Deaths 01.18.14


— LOCAL

ARMSTER, Billie Joseph, 78, Brockway Glass foreman, died Wednesday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BREWSTER, Doenye Elaine, 80, dress shop owner, died Jan. 5. Services 11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MAJORS, Donald Gene, 52, concrete construction, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Timothy Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

NIXON, Anna Rose, 77, surgical scrub nurse, died Thursday. Services at a later date, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

BRAGGS — BENNETT, Harlan Wade, 55, Muskogee Public School maintenance, died Thursday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

CHECOTAH — FIELDEN, Paul, 85, Boeing engineer/scientist, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — ORCUTT, Brenda Gail, 55, school kitchen manager, died Wednesday. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — BROSTROM, Allen W., 84, Air Land & Sea Travel Agency president, died Thursday. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — BROWN, Thomas Lester “Toby,” 67, CBS cameraman, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DIETER, Donna Rae, 54, registered nurse, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — JONES, “Sue,” 66, retired Sequoyah Bay State Park employee, died Jan. 7. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — BARRICKS, Thelma I., 86, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

DECATUR, Ark. — HOLLAND, Thomas, 49, Simmons Foods refrigeration, died Jan. 9. Services 2 p.m. today, home of Bart and Tonia Ennis, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

OKMULGEE — ASBERRY, Mable, 79, Okmulgee Memorial Hospital certified nurses’ aide, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — FREEMAN, Neva Ruth, 91, elementary school teacher, died Wednesday. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee. Services 2 p.m. Monday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — BRANHAM, Phillip Brian, 52, cattle rancher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — POWELL, Edna Mae, 88, restaurant owner, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — AKIN, Kathryn L., 57, office manager, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Dorothene, 60, dental assistant, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Greater Union Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WESTVILLE — ROBERTS, Marsha A., 65, nurses’ aide, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

BRANHAM, Phillip Brian, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

BREWSTER, Doenye Elaine, 11 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

BROWN, Thomas Lester “Toby,” 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

DIETER, Donna Ree, 1 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

HLAD, Floye K., 10 a.m., Elm Tree Baptist Church. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

JONES, “Sue,” 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

MYERS, Georgina M. (Jenny), 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Haskell. (Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell)

POINDEXTER, June Metheny, 1 p.m., Akins Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

YOUNGER, Floyd, 1 p.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Boynton. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)