MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 3, 2014

Deaths 03.04.14


— LOCAL

CLARK, Jerry M., 86, retired from OG&E, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson Church of Christ, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

COLEMAN, Dorothy “Kay,” 75, retired registered nurse, died Sunday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

DAY, Phyllis, 88, retired Texas Instruments executive secretary, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FLETCHER, Marjorie L., 85, retired, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

FOUTCH, Opal Earnestine, 75, disabled, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Marble City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

McINTOSH, Catherine Louise, 90, child care provider, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

SPIVEY, Imogene, 84, homemaker, died Friday. Private family services, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THOMPSON, Robert “Bob,” 61, construction contractor, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner.

AREA

CHECOTAH — KIMBROUGH, Lorraine, 91, private duty nurse, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — HERRIN, Doris A., 89, Southwestern Bell operator, died Feb. 26. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Cookson Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

FORT GIBSON — JENNINGS, Eugene “Gene,” 79, mobile home mover, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, MUskogee, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON — KELLEY-RYKER, Dena Lauren, 53, retired from VA Regional Office, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

OKAY — JAMES, Paula L., 59, waitress, died Sunday. Family conducted memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Boulevard Christian Church, Muskogee, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

PORTER — GOOD, Sharon, 63, S and B Concrete, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — ARNALL, Russell B., 65, carpenter, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — DeMENT, Rosemary, 68, child day-care employee, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GRIMES, Barbara J., 83, Wycliff translator, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MASSEY, Tara, 40, dental assistant, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RALSTON, Dale D., 82, electronics salesperson, died Friday. Services noon Wednesday, Go Ye Village Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ANDERSON, Russ, 64, car salesman, died Saturday. Services 7 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

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

WAGONER — HARLOW, Margaret “Peggy,” 92, died Sunday. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at funeral home. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HOLLIE, Geraldine “Jerry,” 86, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Hillcrest Free Will Baptist Church, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — UNDERWOOD, Albert “Ed,” 69, driver, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

COWETA — SMITH-DAVIDSON, Hyla G., 77, rancher, died Feb. 26. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel, Coweta, Wright-Brown Family Funeral Home, Coweta.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Muskogee) — DAVIS, Eli Phillip, 62, culinary art, died Feb. 25. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Pierce, Howard-Harris Funeral Services, Oklahoma City.

WESTVILLE — CRUSE, Sue Neale, 66, home health aide, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.



SERVICES TODAY

BURGESS, William David III, 2 p.m., Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro)

FOSTER, Daniel Raymond, 2 p.m., Victory Worship Center. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro)

KIMBROUGH, Lorraine, 10 a.m., Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Checotah)