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Obituaries

January 30, 2013

Deaths 01.31.13

— LOCAL

CAMDEN, Doris N., 66, homemaker, died Jan. 28. Services 10 a.m. Monday, God’s Powerhouse Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

DAVIS, Billy Joe, 83, retired Southwestern Bell Telephone, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

HORNBARGER, Rayburn L., 88, retired Veterans Administration, died Saturday. Services 11:30 a.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PETRY, Anna Lahoma, 90, registered nurse, died Jan. 28. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

REICH, Seaborn L., 94, retired Katy Railroad, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ROONEY, Lucy Turner, 83, homemaker, died Monday. Rosary service 5 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SWAN, Michael Ray, 56, law enforcement, died Monday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

TAYLOR, Billy W., 83, retired Corning Glass employee, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WHITE, Melissa Jo, 33, Munding Milling, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Muskogee Church of Christ, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BERRY, Mary Louise, 86, retired AT&T, died Jan. 29. Services 1 p.m. Feb. 9, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — BRANSCUM, Shawn, 44, W.G. Produce truck driver, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Brush Hill Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — BREEDLOVE, Norman Odell, 79, salesman, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — HARRIS, Ronnie Joe, 64, Quinton Public School teacher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — PHILLIPS, Mathew, 50, pipeline welder, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — ROGERS, Gene L., 77, general manager, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Crescent Valley Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

PARK HILL — RODGERS, Lena “Lee,” 80, Park West Mobile Homes property manager, died Tuesday. Services 1:30 p.m. Friday, Park Hill Baptist Church, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM — ALEXANDER, Martha I., 89, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

TAHLEQUAH — DOBSON, Irene, 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — McLAUGHLIN, Julie Anne, 65, retired Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Jan. 25. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Calvary Baptist Church, Tishomingo, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WALKER, Pastor Larry Eugene, 63, minister, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

LOCAL TIES

COLUMBUS, Miss. (formerly of Wagoner) — McELROY, Carol I., 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

MEDFORD, Ore. — RUBEN, Kenneth Harold, 88, retired U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, died Jan. 25. Services pending, Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, Medford, Ore.

OAKS — LEACH, Alta Agnes, 78, LaQuinta Inn housekeeper, died Jan. 24. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Rocky Ford Community Building, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKMULGEE — MANNING, Betty Jean, 88, assistant bank trust officer, died Jan. 25. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Okmulgee First Baptist Church, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

RALEIGH, N.C. (formerly of Wagoner) — RUSSELL, John Homer, 92, restaurant owner, died Wednesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

SALLISAW — ROSSON, Jack Clinton, 89, salesman, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Peters Cemetery, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — KESTERSON, Barney Houston, 51, laborer, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fields Cemetery, Porum, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STIGLER — LONG, Hershel, 86, retired truck driver, died Tuesday. No services planned, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory of Stigler.

TULSA — TOBBLE, Trina Denise, 42, cook, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — VERNER, Blaine Kenneth, 47, Veterans Administration Medical Clinical, died Jan. 26. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, World Won for Christ, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — HORN, Margaret, 91, retail sales, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Vian Methodist Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WICHITA, Kan. — WILLIAMS, Poazie, 57, died Wednesday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

SERVICES TODAY

TAYLOR, Billy Wayne, 1 p.m., Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

THOMPSON, Rena Mary, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church of Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

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