MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 17, 2013

Deaths 06.17.13


— LOCAL

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

BROOKE, Debra Sue, 55, died June 9. 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. Private family service, 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. today, 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.

MAYER, Juanita Crum, 72, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap 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 and Crematory, Muskogee.

CHECOTAH — LANE, Bobby, 84, retired from Muskogee Iron Works, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Lindsey Chapel Baptist Church, Eufaula, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

KINTA — RENNICK, Kathryn H., no age given, bookkeeper, died Sunday. Services pending, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

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

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

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

SPIRO — FRAZIER, Ken, 74, self-employed, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SPIRO — SHOCKLEY, Betty Jean, 84, laborer, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TAHLEQUAH — BLEVINS, Paul Jr., 19, student, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

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

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



LOCAL TIES

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

JOPLIN, Mo. (fomerly of Fort Gibson) — WILSON, Jess Clyde Jr., 44, construction worker, died June 9. Services 4 p.m. Wednesday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

OKMULGEE — SPENCER, Ronnie, 66, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, House of Winn, Okmulgee.



SERVICES TODAY

ALLEN, Oweta V., 2 p.m., Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

COOMBES, Mary Ann, 11 a.m., Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

ELBON, Donna R., 2 p.m., Shipman Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

HORTON, Henry G., 10 a.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

LANE, Bobby, 10:30 a.m., Lindsey Chapel Baptist Church, Eufaula. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Checotah)

LEWIS, W.T. Jr., 11 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

RICE, Katheryn Joyce, 2 p.m., Shipman’s Muskogee  Funeral Service Chapel. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service, Muskogee)

SOWERS, Jody Lee, 11 a.m., Elmwood Cemetery (Bennett Addition), Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)