MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 13, 2014

Deaths 02.14.14


— LOCAL

BRADLEY, Thomas William, 84, retired aircraft mechanic, died Sunday. Services noon Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

CORBIN, Roger Bernard Sr., 71, retired inventory clerk, died Tuesday. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Lutheran Church, Granger-House of Winn.

EADES, Robert Clifton, 53, substitute teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

JACKSON, Elizabeth “Carol,” 75, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JOHNSON, Mary Adelaide, 97, retired VA Hospital dietitian, died Feb. 7. Services 10 a.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PRUITT, Earl, 74, VA claims adjuster, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WALKER, Bobby, 75, died Monday. No services planned, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WHYMAN-BROOK, Roberta L., 64, retired Muskogee Police Department captain, died Feb. 12. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, First Assembly of God, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — SMITH, Lura Mae, 89, McIntosh County Health Department clerk, died Wednesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — BENNETT, Lavera, 77, tailor, died Wednesday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PARK HILL — McCLAIN, Charlene, 72, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

PORUM — STREY, Joyce Rosell, 70, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — BECK, Billy C., 90, died Feb. 5. Services 2 p.m. today, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TAHLEQUAH — STILL, Jessie, 86, presser, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — TRIPPARD, Mable F., 95, retired GTE manager, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. Private family services, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WELLING — RIDENHOUR, Lorene, 88, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Apostolic Church, Welling, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BRONX, N.Y. (formerly of Muskogee) — ROLAND, Mary Ella, 96, home health care provider, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

DALLAS, Texas (formerly of Tulsa) — SHAVER, Shirley Jean, 74, Tulsa Public Schools assistant teacher, died Feb. 8. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Union Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

KEOTA — MAXWELL, the Rev. Gary C., 62, minister, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Unity Baptist Church, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

OKMULGEE — BUSBY, SGM Ralph Glen Jr., 81, retired U.S. Army, died Feb. 7. Services 10 a.m. today, Greater Praise and Worship Ministries, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

SALLISAW — WATERS, Howard Verlin, 87, construction/carpentry, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STILWELL — HENSLEY, Don L., 71, mechanics instructor, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TULSA — BENNETT, Jewel, 81, warehouse normalizer, died Sunday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services noon Saturday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — LeBLANC, Henry Jr., 82, forklift operator, died Feb. 9. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Rosary service 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Monica Catholic Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SMITTICK, Victor L., 56, furniture mover, died Feb. 2. Services 10 a.m. today, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.



SERVICES TODAY

BECK, Billy C., 2 p.m., Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

BRADLEY, Thomas William, noon, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

JOHNSON, Mary Adelaide, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

RIDENHOUR, Lorene, 2 p.m., First Apostolic Church. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

SANDERS, Terry Carrigan Sr., 10 a.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

STILL, Jessie, 10 a.m., Green Country Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

WATIE, Erseline Mimmie, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)