MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 18, 2013

Deaths 01.19.13


— LOCAL

BACKO, Sharon Elaine, 69, homemaker, died Jan. 4. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

COCKREHAM, Carol S., 63, retired Department of Human Services, died Jan. 14. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

DeSHAZER, Frances Louella, 62, baker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

LAUDERDALE, Jessie Olive, 94, retired Humpty Dumpty, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McDONALD, Mark Virgil, 50, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

MEDEARIS, Frank M., 45, attorney, died Jan. 12. Services 3 p.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MILLER, Herman Glenn, 74, OG&E foreman, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Friday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKER, Cleo, 96, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Elm Grove Assembly of God Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Friday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

BRAGGS — HUTCHINSON, Robert “Benny,” 69, machinist, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

EUFAULA — COBERLY, Troy A., 84, former Veterans Administration employee/minister, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Eufaula Assembly of God Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner of Chief & Palace Movie Theater and Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — YOUNG, Nettie S., 94, cafeteria/food service manager, died Wednesday. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — THOMPSON, Brenda, 58, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

PARK HILL — SMITH, Andrea, 28, died Jan. 9. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — DAVIS, Keith, 59, laborer, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MURRAY, Rose “Cecelia,” 82, home health provider, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — POST, Glema Grace, 79, retired surgical nurse, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WEBB, Betty J., 87, Prestolite Motors employee, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Church of Christ, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS — CROW, Flora Louise “Sissy,” 63, homemaker, died Jan. 12. Services 11 a.m. today, Boulevard Christian Church, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

WELLING — TRAPP, Glynda G., 73, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Springs, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — McCALL, Lonell, 54, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Tuskegee Cemetery, Edna, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

STILWELL — PRITCHETT-PROCTOR, Braeden Lee, 3, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

TULSA — AKINS, Patricia, 54, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — BOYKINS, Florence Evelyn, 69, retired American Airlines, died Jan. 15. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Freddie Jr., 45, laborer, died Jan. 16. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Biglow’s All Faiths Chapel, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — CRAIGHEAD, Odis Odell, 74, jockey, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Assembly of God Church, Webbers Falls, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WATTS — BIRD, J.B., 75, Adair County road maintenance, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Souls Harbor Church, Reed Culver of Tahlequah.



SERVICES TODAY

BACKO, Sharon Elaine, 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

COBERLY, Troy A., 11 a.m., Eufaula Assembly of God Church. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

CROW, Flora Louise “Sissy,” 11 a.m., Boulevard Christian Church. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service)

MANARD, Billy Vernon, 1 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

MEDEARIS, Frank M., 3 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

SMITH, Udell Sr., 11 a.m., Ragsdale Chapel of Respect. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

TAYLOR, Connie Joyce, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

WEBB, Betty J., 10 a.m., Church of Christ, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)