MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

June 21, 2013

Deaths 06.22.13


— LOCAL

BREEN, Edward, 84, died Thursday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CURTIS, Norma J., 87, Oklahoma School Supply buyer, died Tuesday. Services noon today, Westside Church of Christ, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOLDEN, James W. Jr., 81, retired Corning Glass Co., died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

HUNT, Clifford Don, 70, retired City of Muskogee director of data processing, died June 17. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Southeast Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEE, Tylan Gregory, stillborn son of Gregory and Miriam R. Lee, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

NGUYEN, Tue Thi, 66, manicurist, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WILLIAMS, Joe Earnest, 97, farmer, died June 19. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — HAMMONTREE, Paulette, 59, retired teacher, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

EUFAULA — MITCHELL, Laura Mae, 97, cook, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — WEIHER, Jerry R., 72, retired refrigeration mechanic, died Thursday. Services 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Palestine Church, Quinton, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

PORTER — MILNE, James Brian, 39, Dal Tile glaze line operator, died June 13. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Timothy Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TAHLEQUAH — FOX, Mark A., 47, bricklayer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — WHITE, Jack, 80, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — BURCHAM, Eldon David, 95, Boeing aircraft engineer/minister, died Wednesday. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

KINTA — POWELL, Darrell, 70, retired Army Ammunition Depot, died Friday. Services 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Kinta, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Muskogee) — ELLIS, George Ann, 80, MRMC SPD, died Friday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

OKMULGEE — SPENCER, Ronnie, 66, laborer, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. today, House of Winn Chapel, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

SAPULPA — MITCHELL, Perry Don, 63, laborer, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

STILWELL — LUCE, Irene, 91, retired Cessna Aircraft Co., died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hart Chapel, Stilwell, Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell.

STILWELL — VANN, Polly, 88, chicken factory lineworker, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

WESTVILLE — HANDLE, Ethel, 74, Greenleaf Nursery worker, died Thursday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WHITEFIELD — SMITH, Charolette C., 69, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Rocky Ridge Baptist Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.



SERVICES TODAY

CURTIS, Norma J., noon, Westside Church of Christ. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

FORREST, Arta “Elizabeth,” 10 a.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

GRIFFIN, Jerry, 10 a.m., McCurtain Free Will Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

MITCHELL, Laura Mae, 10 a.m., First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

MULLINS, Bobby Ray, 2 p.m., Muskogee First Assembly of God. (Add’Vantage Funeral Service of Tulsa)

NGUYEN, Tue Thi, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)