MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 15, 2013

Deaths 06.16.13


— LOCAL

ALLEN, Oweta V., 92, retired licensed practical nurse, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BROOKE, Debra Sue, 55, died Sunday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

COLE, William David, 53, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CRAIG, Velma G., 96, retired, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Green Hill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.  

DALIS, Arthur E., 86, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GRAVES, Marion F., 84, minister, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEWIS, W.T. Jr., 59, cab driver/dispatcher, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

LITTLE, Jack D., 61, died June 6. Services noon Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

BRAGGS — KIZZIA, Billy T. “Terry,” 63, heavy equipment operator, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Braggs High School Gymnasium, Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory.

CHECOTAH — LANE, Bobby “Fishman,” 84, retired Muskogee Iron Works, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

OKTAHA — RICE, Katheryn Joyce, 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Service, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PORTER — MILNE, James Brian, 39, Dal Tile glaze line operator, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PORUM (formerly of Tulsa) — HORTON, Henry G., 63, optician, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — BLEVINS, Paul Jr., 19, student, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — COOMBES, Mary Ann, 83, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ELBON, Donna R., 64, clerical, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SOWERS, Jody Lee, 44, project manager, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

HASKELL — ROLLINS, Francis, 70, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 3 p.m. Monday, First Assembly of God Church, Haskell, Leonard and Marker Funeral Home of Bixby.

HOUSTON, Texas (formerly of Muskogee) — COOK, Ray Jan, 79, geophysicist, died May 29. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

JOPLIN, Mo. (formerly of Fort Gibson) — WILSON, Jess Clyde Jr., 44, construction, died Sunday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.