MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 3, 2013

Deaths 10.04.13


— LOCAL

BOYLES, Billy Gene, 75, carpenter, died Sept. 26. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CRAIN, Michael W. Sr., 58, heavy equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GREEN, Anita M., 88, retired insurance clerk, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Richard, 83, Corning Glass, died Sept. 28. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOWELL, Delane, 78, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LEWIS, Jane Anne, 67, culinary artist, died Thursday. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home. Services 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Rayfield Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

LONG, Martha Louise, 55, legal instrument examiner, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MASSEY, Theda G., 83, retired, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cox-Fears Chapel, Pocahontas, Ark., Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PURDIN, Thomas Allen Sr., 67, counselor, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

ROSE, Eugene, 77, truck driver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Warner Memorial Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STRATFORD, Rosetta Bills, 62, Muskogee Regional Medical Center pediatric nurse, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Ragsdale Chapel of Respect, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

TATUM, Margaret Ann, 68, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Cornerstone Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BARKER, Aaron, 48, auto mechanic/minister, died Thursday. Services 5 p.m. Saturday, Abundant Life Church, Council Hill, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — KILLBLANE, Douglas “Doug,” 56, retired Marine, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — STACH, George M., 56, construction, died Sept. 24. Services 2 p.m. today, Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — CAREY, Norman, 66, mechanic, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MORETON, Sally, 96, bank teller, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — PRESLEY, Deborah Ann, 62, housewife, died Sept. 27. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Beginnings Outreach, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TROUT, Sharon Sue, 69, barber, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — MOORE, Dennis E., 58, retired construction worker, died Monday. Memorial service conducted by family 1 p.m. Saturday, Dale and Hannah Shanks home, Webbers Falls. Cremation under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



LOCAL TIES

GANS — YOUNGBLOOD, Theresa Lorene, 58, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Gans Bible Church, Gans, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

KEOTA — BURNES, Roy Kenneth, 70, rancher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

SPENCER, formerly of Boley — WILLIAMS, the Rev. Lindberg Sr., 83, machinist, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Amos Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Boley, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee.

STILWELL — GOODRICH, John, 81, barber, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Cherry Tree Baptist, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — SANCHEZ, Epifania, 75, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services held in Mexico, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WESTVILLE — ENNIS, Cary, 66, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Springtown Cemetery, Springtown, Ark., Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WESTVILLE — GREEN, Bob, 68, lineworker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church Westville, Roberts and Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

WICHITA, (Kan.) — BEANS, Isaac Charles, 61, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Calvary Hill Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.

WICHITA, (Kan.) — CARSON, Stanley, 57, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. today, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.



SERVICES TODAY

BRUMLEY, Albert Eddie Sr., 1 p.m., Box Cemetery, Vian. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

CLINTON, Justin Kyle, 10 a.m., Agent Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

GREEN, Anita M., 10 a.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

HOWELL, Delane, 10:30 a.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

KILLBANE, Douglas “Doug,” 2 p.m., Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah)

ROSE, Eugene, 11 a.m., Warner Memorial Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

RISLEY, Jimmie Don, 10 a.m., Box Cemetery, Vian. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

SHUMATE, Theodes, 9 a.m., Old Agency Baptist Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

STACH, George M., 2 p.m., Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson. (Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)