MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 26, 2012

Deaths 12.27.12


— LOCAL

ALLEN, Lannie Doyle, 55, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

BAILEY, Peggy Jane, 79, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HUGHES, Herbert, 69, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MAYER, Joseph I. “Joe,” 80, died Sunday. Services noon Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MENEES, Jerry Dee, 64, ironworker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

MILLSAPS, Mary Elizabeth, 90, Brockway Glass, died Dec. 24. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

MULL, James Leon, 59, custodian, died Dec. 21. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

STACKHOUSE, Russell James, 76, retired, died Dec. 18. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Greenhill Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SWEARENGIN, Julie Ann Bennett, 65, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — MYERS, Helen (Granny), 92, retired, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Wainwright, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — SMITH, Herbert, 84, retired Frame Lumber Company, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Free Will Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON — TODD, Mildred Close, 76, retired Norwood School cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Calvary Faith Church, Fort Gibson, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

GORE — MARTIN, Patricia Pauline, 68, nurses’ aide, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

HASKELL — GRIDER, Chuck E., 61, city of Haskell utility supervisor, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Assembly of God Church, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

TAHLEQUAH — CLINTON, Jeff F., 73, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JUDD, Artie Jewell, 89, waitress, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TUDOR, Donald Ray, 77, former owner of Don’s Restaurant and The Dairy Barn, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — ELLIS, Arthur Dwayne, 63, roughneck, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Millsap Funeral Service Chapel, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

OKMULGEE — DAVIS, John Henry “Moses,” 93, carpenter, died Dec. 16. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

OKMULGEE — HODGE, Kenneth, 80, died Wednesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — ELLIS, Henry Mack, 70, carpenter, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Faith Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw, Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — GILMER, Donna B., 71, retired Kibois job coach, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Stigler First Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

TULSA — BREWER, Betty, 85, homemaker, died Dec. 17. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Haskell, Kennedy-Kennard Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Robert Earl “Mickey,” died Dec. 20. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — MOSES, Donald Ray, 60, Whirlpool technician, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Morning Star Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — TURAY, Lesley Caryn (Hyche), 46, social worker, died Sunday. Visitation 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Granger-House of Winn. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, A.G. Yerger Community Center, Boynton, Granger-House of Winn.

TULSA — WRIGHT, Michelle Evonne Jackson, 47, bookkeeper, died Dec. 21. Memorial service 3 p.m. Saturday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WEWOKA — CLIFTON, Helen Christine, 87, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WICHITA, Kan. — CURRY, Lillie, 76, died Wednesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — JAMERSON, Ella Mae, 89, died Dec. 18. Services 11 a.m. today, The Greater St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — TRAVIS, Terry, 57, died Tuesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

ROGERS, Thomas Gilbert, 10 a.m., First Assembly of God, Sallisaw. (Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

SMITH, Frances, 1 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

SMITH, Herbert H., 11 a.m., First Free Will Baptist Church of Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

STACKHOUSE, Russell James, 10 a.m., Greenhill Cemetery. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home)