MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 28, 2013

Deaths 01.29.13


— LOCAL

BELL, Angela Kay, 38, VA Regional Office senior claims examiner, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BROWN, Cecil Etson Sr., 83, laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.

COPE, Frances, 90, retired, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ESCOE JONES, Grace Goldie, 92, piano teacher, died Sunday. Wake service 6 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Butler Creek Indian Baptist Church, Oktaha, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HORNBARGER, Rayburn L., 88, retired Veterans Administration, died Saturday. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

REICH, Seaborn L., 94, retired Katy Railroad, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEELY, Billy Ray, 81, U.S. Marshal Service, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAYLOR, Billy W., 83, retired Corning Glass employee, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BRANSCUM, Darin, 44, W.G. Produce truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COUNCIL HILL — ANSON, Clayton A., 92, retired, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — DYKES, Catherine Ann, 70, homemaker, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — HODGES, Shirl Lee, 56, accountant/real estate, died Sunday. Cremation under the direction of Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.  

OKTAHA — THOMAS, William, 68, retired crane operator, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM — ALEXANDER, Willie D., 82, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — JOHN, Gwin H., 75, retired Oklahoma Natural Gas supervisor, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. today, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MORGAN, Randall E., 85, former Morgan’s Bakery owner, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — McLAUGHLIN, Julie Anne, 65, retired Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Jan. 25. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Calvary Baptist Church, Tishomingo, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WALKER, Elder Larry, 63, minister, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (formerly of Haskell) — PIERSON, Leroy, 75, U.S. Postal Service mail handler, died Jan. 21. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Wilson Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Coweta, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

BEGGS — GOUDEAU, Marcella, 73, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (formerly of Wagoner) — McELROY, Carol I., 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

KEOTA — OVERSTREET, C.A., 93, farmer/rancher, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MORRIS — CROWELL, James Paul III (Shorty), 57, retired Salvation Army Store manager, died Saturday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

NORMAN (formerly of Okmulgee) — MOORE, Trevon Lamar, 25, Golden Corral cook, died Jan. 19. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services noon Saturday, Saint Mary’s Christian Center, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — BARLOW, Marsha Yvonne, 59, health care, died Friday. Services pending, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — MANNING, Betty Jean, 88, assistant bank trust officer, died Jan. 25. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Okmulgee First Baptist Church, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — McKAY, Olen Carter, 92, retired farmer, died Saturday. Visitation 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, First Assembly of God, Morris, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

ROCKY FORD — LEACH, Alta A. (Youngbird), 79, housekeeper, died Jan. 24. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Rocky Ford Community Building, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

SALLISAW — POINDEXTER, Mary Eileen, 63, administrative assistant, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Blunt Baptist Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — THOMPSON, Rena Mary, 89, office manager, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church of Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STIGLER — TINSLEY, Charles J., 72, oilfield, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Garland Cemetery, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STILWELL — KIRK, Robbie June, 70, laborer, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — FORD, Lynnwood, 77, died Sunday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TULSA — JAMERSON, Catherine Louise, 55, caregiver, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LYLES, Freddie Jr., 86, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA (formerly of Stilwell) — SMALLEN, Wilma A., 88, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WICHITA, Kan. — HALL, Crisol Gencianno, infant, died Sunday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BIGGS, Ruth Nadine, 1 p.m., Mallory-Martin Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

HENSON, Mose M., 10 a.m., Ballou Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah)