MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 18, 2012

Deaths 12.19.12


— LOCAL

BELT, Kenneth B., 86, retired oil field worker, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

DAVIS, Leon T., 90, retired Veterans Administration, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

JOHNSON, Roberta S., 74, J&E Feed Corporation co-founder, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

LESTER, John Bryan, 81, retail sales, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

MARTIN, Anna B., 83, seamstress, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PARKS, Lorene M., 72, nurse, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PITTMAN, Eddie, 82, pawn broker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

STACKHOUSE, Russell James, 76, retired, died Tuesday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STROUT, Lyman Samuel, 81, retired letter carrier, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

WILSON, Kevin Francis, 53, painter, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BONICELLI, Jessie M., 82, retired, died Friday. Services noon today, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

OKTAHA — HAMMONS, Dewey Gene, 74, musician, died Monday. No services planned, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PORUM — SMITH, Bob J., 83, drywall/painter/retired Porum Landing Volunteer Fire Department chief, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

TAHLEQUAH — GREEN BEACH, Virginia (Craig) “Ginger,” 77, vo-tech teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TANNEHILL, Linda J., 65, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ROSE, Linda Sue, 53, retired VA Medical Center, died Dec. 13. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WEBBERS FALLS — SHAW, Sybil Mae, 88, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.



LOCAL TIES

BETHANY — SANDERS, Charlotte Ann, 66, social worker, died Saturday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PROCTOR — HOLLAND, Charles E., 74, machine tool dealer, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

SALLISAW — PENN, William Rodney, 42, Sheng Long Automotive shipping cell leader, died Monday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

STIGLER — CHAPMAN, Timothy Clay Jr., 61, retired Exxon Mobil, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Greater Refuge Pentecostal, Quinton, King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STILWELL — ARNALL, Joseph W., 70, computer programmer, died Monday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — SPRINGWATER, Kyle Stephen, 23, common laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — WHITE, Eurma L., 78, quality control inspector, died Sunday. Services 3 p.m. today, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WICHITA, Kan. — BOSTON, Albert, 32, died Monday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — MOORE, Charles Jeffery Jr., 68, died Dec. 11. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, St. Andrews Missionary Baptist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

PETERSON, Howard “Bruce,” 2 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

SHAW, Sybil Mae, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls)