MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

September 26, 2013

Deaths 09.27.13


— LOCAL

JAYNES, James C., 75, Coburn Optical machinist, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Oasis Community Church, 800 W. Peak Blvd., Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEEP, Regenia, 73, certified nurses’ aide, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Cookson-Proctor Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

LEWIS, Jane Ann, 67, Safeway Bakery culinary arts specialist, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WESTERVELT, Katie Lane, 80, retired Sears, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — RIGGS, Paul Gene, 74, AT&T Telecommunications supervisor, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lake Eufaula Christian Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — STEPHENS, Jearold H., 68, farmer, died Sept. 17. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Eufaula Church of Christ, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

TAHLEQUAH — WATSON, Deborah Lynn S., 57, psychologist, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

BUNCH — FORD, Bobby E., 65, educator, died Sept. 9. Services 2 p.m. today, New Life Church, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

MULDROW — JEREMIAH, Nelson Eddie, 72, car sales and manufacturing, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Woodland Hills Pentecostal Church, Roland, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE — GENTRY, Peggy Marie, 63, retail clerk, died Sept. 19. Services 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Okmulgee Cemetery, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

TULSA — BUTLER, Cherry Lee, 72, Oklahoma State University housekeeping supervisor, died Sept. 20. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc., Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — STRIPLING, Merle Lynnwood, 83, retired assistant fire chief, died Sept. 19. Services 11 a.m. today, St. Monica Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc., Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

KIRKLAND, J.W., 2 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

LACY, Allene, 1 p.m., Amazing Grace Church, Keota. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

SEVENSTAR, Amis, 2 p.m., Bellefonte Baptist Church, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)