MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 28, 2013

Deaths 10.29.13


— LOCAL

COX, Ruth Mary, 91, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

ELMORE, Lawrence E., 88, retired computer analyst, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

HILL, Martha Ann, 83, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JACKSON, Kathy L., 53, teacher, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LIGONS, Linda Mae, 65, FAA secretary, died Oct. 23. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

MONTGOMERY, Elmer J., 89, retired Montgomery Trucking owner/retired teacher, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

WIEDEL, Tamra Jane, 52, VA insurance clerk, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, VA Medical Center Chapel, Add’Vantage Funeral Home, Tulsa.

WILLIAMS, Barbara, 74, retired, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Keefeton Trinity Baptist Church, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.



AREA

EUFAULA — DAVIS, Paul Edward, 62, welder, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Stigler Free Will Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

EUFAULA — TULL, Homer, 58, died Oct. 11. Services pending, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HASKELL — SMITH, Jim H., 83, television repair supervisor, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dowdy Funeral Home Chapel, Haskell, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

OKTAHA — PUCKETT, the Rev. Richard Jr. “Sonny,” 71, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

PARK HILL — HANDLE, Linda, 64, homemaker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

PORTER — SIMEROTH, Travis L., 73, Tulsa Brake and Spring employee, died Sept. 17. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

PORTER — WEDDLE, Christina Olena, 90, church secretary, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Calvary Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas, 78, maintenance mechanic, died Oct. 23. Services 2 p.m. Nov. 9, First Baptist Church, Kansas, Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — OOSAHWE, Patricia, 62, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHEPHERD, Della R. “Becky,” 83, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

SALLISAW — GOODWIN, Paul Franklin, 62, mechanic, died Saturday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — JORDAN, Doris Marie, 82, retired secretary, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Faith Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — STEWART, Jackie Marie, 75, foster grandparent, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Faith Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. — WALKER, Joe E., 80, machinist, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Roberts & Hart Chapel, Westville, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

TULSA — FOREMAN, Monte’ H.E., 37, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (formerly of Wagoner) — WILLIAMS, Vondell (Dosede), 62, retired Sasha Bruce Youthwork social worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

SERVICES TODAY

WEDDLE, Christina Olena, 10 a.m., Calvary Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)