MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 20, 2014

Deaths 03.21.14


— LOCAL

ANDIS, Letetia “Lynn,” 39, licensed practical nurse, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BRANDT, Mark Thomas, 60, M&B Auto Shop owner/mechanic, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

DILLON, Bruce Charles, 43, janitor, died March 14. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, Ash Street Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

GOFF, Helen I., 89, bookkeeper/homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOUSTON, Brandon Carlos, 41, disabled, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

NORWOOD, Maxine Stanford, 77, homemaker, died March 13. Services 10 a.m. today, Macedonia Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

PELOQUIN, Bernard A., 62, electrician, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

POLSLEY-HINSLEY, Dianne L., 75, bookkeeper, died March 11. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Shipman’s Muskogee Funeral Chapel, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

ROBERTS, Eugene, 87, Coburn Optical, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

STINE, Christina D., 31, homemaker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WRIGHT, Billy Ray, 70, carpenter, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, New Life Center, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WOOD, Robert Frank, 82, Bureau of Indian Affairs assistant area director, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — KERNELL, Lavonta Ione, 88, retired bookkeeper, died March 13. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Kingdom Hall, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — MORRIS, Linda, 52, intensive care unit tech monitor, died March 14. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — WILLIAMSON, Bobby, 58, H&R Block tax preparer, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — KIRKPATRICK, A.R., 88, canning plant supervisor, died March 13. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Bower Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — OSBORNE, Melvin “Butch,” 69, pastor/sales representative, died March 17. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home, Fort Gibson. Services 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

LENNA — PARKER, Jimmy, 86, rancher, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Lenna Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PORUM — RASKEY, Terry, 74, died March 16. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Warner First Assembly of God, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — BLUEBIRD, Floyd, 77, brush crew foreman, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWER, Candy Faye (Tennison), 62, Cherokee artist, died Wednesday. Services 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GOURD, Melva Dean, 59, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COOPER, Gary K. “Buddy,” 79, retired Continental Industries machinist, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Church of Christ, Wagoner, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER — DUMOND, Lavern E., 70, retired Prestolite/Walmart, died Thursday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HENDERSON, Donnies Cornaze Oliver, 30, disabled, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WAGONER — NODINE, Sammy J., 78, Fansteel specialized warehouseman, died March 17. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services noon Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (formerly of Muskogee) — DUNCAN, Sabrina Nicole (Deerinwater), 27, died Sunday. Family conducted memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, York Street Christian Church, cremation under the direction of Cremation Advocates, Durham, N.C.

MULDROW — PHILLIPS, Billy Gene, 86, Phillips 66 Service Station owner, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Liberty Assembly of God Church, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

SALLISAW (formerly of Muskogee) — PALMER, Pearl, 99, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Greenhill Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

STIGLER — NODINE, Randy, 61, retired, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, New Life Center, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WICHITA, Kan. — GONZALES, Teresa Jo, 47, died Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Biglow Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — LEAKE, Brenda, 49, died Thursday. Services pending, Biglow Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — MARKHAM, Donna, 49, died March 11. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Chanute, Kan., Biglow Funeral Directors of Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BENGE, Betty Jean, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

BRANDT, Mark Thomas, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

COOPER, Gary K. “Buddy,” 1 p.m., Church of Christ, Wagoner. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

DAVIS, Marie, 2 p.m., Lindsey Chapel Baptist Church. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

POINDEXTER, Larry Dean, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

SHELTON, William Alton, 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

WRIGHT, Billy Ray, 2 p.m., New Life Center. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)