MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

September 22, 2013

Deaths 09.23.13


— LOCAL

AGEE, Margaret June, 91, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fairview Cemetery, Owasso, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BEST, Wanda Kay, 74, cocktail waitress, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

BYRD, Charles (Allen), 56, paint and body worker, died Sept. 18. Services 3 p.m. Tuesday, Brushy Mountain Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CRAWFORD, Geraldine, 90, caregiver/saleswoman, died Sept. 12. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Timothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FAGG, David Wese, 56, welder, died Sept. 18. Services 11 p.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

KELL, Carolyn Jo, 60, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation noon-5 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

MOSES, Dana, 53, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

PETERSON, Alta Marie, 95, retired from Coburn Optical, died Wednesday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

TUCKER, Larkin Jesse III, 65, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WILLIS, Maurice Jewel, 62, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — NALLEY, Pauline “Pat,” 93, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

COWETA — WATKINS, Josephine Lily, 77, homemaker, died Sept. 19. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

HASKELL — SPOTTS, Hazel M., 97, missionary, died Sunday. Services pending, Dowdy Funeral Home, Muskogee.

PORTER — ROBINSON, Herbert Lee, 75, died Sept. 17 in Muskogee. Services 1 p.m. today, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Porter, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Muskogee Chapel.

STIGLER — BLOOM, James William Jr., 82, steelworker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

WAGONER — LOTT, Donald, 67, draftsman, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — PAYTON, Rosie Maxine, 86, school crossing guard / caregiver, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Pioneer Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — KAISER, Bonnie Marie, 90, Container Corp. machine operator, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

COLLINSVILLE — MONTGOMERY, Eddie E., 96, rancher, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Double Springs Cemetery, Hulbert, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — MARTIN, John Stewart, 75, former owner of Stewart Martin / rancher, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Okmulgee, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — LONG, Doris, 87, former Sallisaw teacher, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SPIRO — CUSICK, Ruby Mae, 82, former employee of Wortz Co., died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Murry Spur Free Will Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

TULSA — BUTLER, Cherry Lee, 72, retired housekeeping supervisor at OSU Medical Center, died Friday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — STRIPLING, Merle Lynnwood, 83, retired assistant chief of Tulsa Fire Department, died Sept. 19. Visitation 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, St. Monica Catholic Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — BORDEAUX, Stacy Kimberly, 29, died Sept. 15. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, New Beginnings Seventh-day Adventist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita.



SERVICES TODAY

AGEE, Margaret June, 2 p.m., Fairview Cemetery, Owasso. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

AINSWORTH, Pauline, 1 p.m., Kinta First Baptist Church. (King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler)

BARRETT, Willie Eugene, 2 p.m., Faith Assembly of God, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

BLOOM, James William Jr., 10 a.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

LOTT, Donald, 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner)

NEILSON, Scot Alan, 10:30 a.m., Greater Refuge Pentecostal Holiness Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

PETERSON, Alta Marie, 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

TUCKER, Larkin Jesse III, 2 p.m., Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Muskogee. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

WILLIS, Maurice Jewel, 11 a.m., Southeast Baptist Church, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)