, Muskogee, OK


February 27, 2014

Deaths 02.28.14


BUTLER, Annie Mae (Holmes), 61, Service Cab dispatcher, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CLARK, Jerry M., 86, retired, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

KING, Ishmael, 61, master carpenter, died Feb. 19. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McLAUGHLIN, Raymond T. “Mac,” 69, retired from Navy, died Feb. 20. Services 1 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

REED, the Rev. Herman, 66, retired Georgia-Pacific shift leader, died Sunday. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WRIGHT, J.C. III, 60, investor, died Feb. 20. Services 1 p.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.


COOKSON — HERRIN, Doris, 89, Southwestern Bell telephone operator, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Cookson Baptist Church, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — HOLT, Russell A., 52, retired, died Feb. 20. Services to be held at a later date, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH — OLINGER, J.D., 79, division maintenance engineer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RICHERT, Elsie, 86, pastor’s wife, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — CRAIN, Nancy, 73, United Healthcare customer service, died Feb. 26. Services 2 p.m. March 9, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — DUGGER, Nina Ruth, 93, retired self-employed investor, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GADZINSKI, Edward R., 71, machinist, died Thursday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.


MAPLE COMMUNITY — WALLACE, Herbert G., 86, retired operations manager, died Feb. 20. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Maple Freewill Baptist Church, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

PROCTOR — OWENS, Jimmy E. Sr., 67, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PRYOR — SOWERS, Terry, 56, C&S Wrecker owner, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Open Door Full Gospel Church, Pryor, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

STIGLER — CHANCE, Faye I. Winans (Bond), 92, caregiver, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Stigler Assembly of God Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STILWELL — GUINN, Dora Kaylene, 49, Cal-Maine Foods line lead, died Feb. 24. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — CHOATE, Hazel M., 93, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Sheridan Road Baptist Church, Tulsa, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

TULSA — HICKS, Christian B., 55, welder, died Feb. 21. Services noon Friday, Full Gospel Family Outreach Ministries, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — TECUMSEH-EDWARDS, Tammy L., 49, patient account representative, died Wednesday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — WEST, Diana Leah, 43, Braum’s manager, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.


CHOATE, Hazel Maxine, 10 a.m., Sheridan Road Baptist Church, Tulsa. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

McLAUGHLIN, Raymond T. “Mac,” 1 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

SOWERS, Clifford Terry Lee, 11 a.m., Open Door Full Gospel Church, Pryor. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

WRIGHT, J.C. III, 1 p.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)

Text Only
AP Video
Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Bodies of Malaysia Jet Victims Leave Ukraine Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

     View Results
Featured Ads

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.