MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 19, 2013

Deaths 06.20.13


— LOCAL

BAKER, Ben L., 64, football coach/teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BROOKE, Debra Sue, 55, died June 9. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BURRESS, David Anthony Blair, 34, disabled, died Sunday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

COLE, William David, 53, died Saturday. Services 8:30 a.m. today, Bennett Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CURTIS, Norma J., 87, Oklahoma School Supply buyer, died Tuesday. Services noon Saturday, Westside Church of Christ, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

ELMORE, Patsy R. (Pat), 85, retired, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Westside Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HUNT, Clifford Don, 70, retired City of Muskogee director of data processing, died June 17. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

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

NEWMAN, Inez, 77, restaurant owner, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

NGUYEN, Tue Thi, 66, manicurist, died Tuesday. Rosary 6 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

EUFAULA — MITCHELL, Laura Mae, 97, cook, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PORTER — MILNE, James Brian, 39, Dal Tile glaze line operator, died June 13. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, TImothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — BRANHAM, Albert G., 88, heavy equipment operator, died Tuesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FORREST, Arta “Elizabeth,” 77, housewife, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FOX, Mark, 47, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BRIARTOWN — REEL, Wonnie, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

SALLISAW — GUPPY, James Lewis, 80, banking-loans, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

VIAN — EDWARDS, Margaret Ellen, 91, Brockmans Hardware clerk, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WELLING — TAYLOR, Bennie G., 76, carpenter, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

BAKER, Ben L., 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

COLE, William David, 8:30 a.m., Bennett Cemetery. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

LITTLE, Jack D., noon, Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

MAYO, Barbara Ann, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

NEWMAN, Inez, 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

SPEARS, Steven Lee, 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Gore. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Gore)