MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 14, 2013

Deaths 04.15.13


— LOCAL

FULTON, Thomas Welman “Skip,” 78, electrician, died Friday. Memorial services 11 a.m. Tuesday, East Shawnee Church of God, Hibbs Funeral Home.

GREEN, Donne Nel, 86, homemaker, died April 9. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

RAGSDALE, Dorothy Mae, 83, line operator for Georgia Pacific, died April 10. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

SANDERS, Myrna L., 69, homemaker, died April 10. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WEIGE, Betty Lou, 86, homemaker, died Friday. Services noon today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

YOUNT, Eula E., 73, retired, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Three Rivers Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



AREA

FORT GIBSON — SKILLESTAD, Lena Marie “Linda,” 79, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Millsap Funeral Service.

HULBERT — COPELAND, Genell, 67, Fort Gibson tag agent, died April 9. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — MOSS, Charles, 65, supervisor in steel industry, died April 5. Service pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

QUINTON — KING, Arnold Lester, 87, soil conservationist, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Palestine Community Church, Quinton, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — ESKRIDGE, Steve E., 72, bookkeeper, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

WAGONER — SPRIGGS, Billie J., 80, died Saturday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

TULSA — GANT, Valorie Lanell, 52, Hewlett Packard analyst, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — PINKNEY, Shirley Jean, 65, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors.



SERVICES TODAY

COPELAND, Genell, 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

GREEN, Donne Nel, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Muskogee (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

SANDERS, Myrna L., 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

SKAGGS, Larry D., 10 a.m., Park Hill Baptist Church (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

WEIGE, Betty Lou, noon, Fort Gibson National Cemetery (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)