MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 10, 2013

Deaths 06.11.13


— LOCAL

MIKELSON, John Lyal, 83, retired state highway department, died June 8. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PERKINS, Jeffrey Lamont, 51, mail service driver, died June 4. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SELF, John E., 69, forklift mechanic, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THORNTON, Bill Allen, 79, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — HARRIS, Hoyl, 82, cattle rancher, died Friday. No services planned, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — MIZERA, August “Gus,” 90, water plant manager, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BIRDTAIL, Leon Sr., 64, general laborer, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Marble City Gymnasium, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TAHLEQUAH — CORN, Johnny, 66, letter carrier, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WAITS, Michael, 32, powerline construction, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Tahlequah, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WAGONER — DOUGHERTY, Fannie Mae, 78, home care provider, died Saturday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

ROLAND — GRAY, Shirley Lorene, 72, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Roland Pentecostal Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

STILWELL — ADAIR, Jim Russell, 69, rancher, died Sunday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — HOLLOWAY, Carolyn Fourkiller, died Saturday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — TIDWELL, Milford, 74, died Monday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Echota Baptist Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.



SERVICES TODAY

CORN, Johnny, 11 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

DeVAULT, David L., 10 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

HUGHES, Smith R. “Diamond,” 2 p.m., Quinton City Cemetery. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

RODGERS, Johnny Lee Sr., 2 p.m., Victory Worship Center. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro)