MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 15, 2013

Deaths 02.16.13


— LOCAL

BELLER, Johnnie Mae, 93, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, First Pentecostal Holiness, Davis, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HICKS, Anna E., 78, retired teacher, died Feb. 10. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HOWELL, Neta June “Bobbie,” 78, nurse, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

JOHNSON BOWERS, Mary Ellen, 77, health care giver, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEE, Lester Ray, 81, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

NEWPORT, Joan, 82, died Friday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WARD, Joe Bob, 84, precision machinist, died Feb. 9. Services 3 p.m. today, Brookside Memorial Park Grand Chapel, Humble, Texas, Bixby Funeral Service.



AREA

EUFAULA — ALLEN, Jo Lynne, 64, owner of Outlaws Barbeque, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — GREEN, Vicki, 66, died Thursday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — WALKER, Mary C., 66, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WAGONER — LORD, Lee Roy Sr., 82, auto mechanic, died Feb. 8. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McMAHAN, Elnora, 89, beautician, died Feb. 9. Services 11 a.m. today, Union Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WELCH, Dean Lee, 68, drywaller, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WELLING — McMANUS, Dixie F., 84, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WELLING — SHEARER, Clifton “Dow,” 80, recycling site manager, died Monday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WOODALL — GARNER WILLIAMS, Emily, 27, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

GARDENA, Calif. (Formerly of Muskogee) — JONES LeFLORE, Ethel M. “Queenie,” 70, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Atherton Baptist Church, Hawthorne, Calif., Simpson’s Family Mortuary, Inglewood, Calif.

OKLAHOMA CITY — ROBERTS, Agnes, 94, bank vice-president, died Feb. 9. Services 10 a.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

SALLISAW — FROST, Christopher Wayne, 34, laborer, died Thursday. Cremation, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SKIATOOK (Formerly of Eufaula) — GRAY, Justin, 27, customer service manager, died Thursday. Services pending, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

STIGLER — CUNNINGHAM, Mildred E., 84, waitress, died Thursday. Services pending, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STIGLER — SMITH, Jimmie Frank, 69, welder, died Friday. No services, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

STILWELL — HANCOCK, Vernon N., 85, welder, died Monday. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

BAILEY, Jane E., 11 a.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

BELLER, Johnnie Mae, 1 p.m., First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Davis. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

COPE, Earl Gene Jr., 11 a.m., Spencer Memorial United Methodist Church. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

JOHNSON BOWERS, Mary Ellen, 11 a.m., Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

McMAHAN, Elnora, 11 a.m., Union Baptist Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

ROBERTA, Agnes L., 10 a.m., Lescher-Millsap Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

STEWART, Mildred Irene, 2 p.m., Rocky Point Cemetery, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)