MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 14, 2014

Deaths 04.14.14


— LOCAL

CHAMBERLAIN, Marion “Smokey,” 59, died Friday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

FULLER, Marguerite C., 92, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GATTENBY, Lurlene R., 91, real estate broker, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

JONES, David Leroy, 61, Crete Transportation employee, died April 1. Services 10 a.m. today, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

OWEN, Lora Mae, 86, died Sunday. Services pending, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

PITTS, Paul Gene Sr., 83, retired assistant chief of Muskogee Fire Department, died Sunday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

REICH, Mary Lee, 90, retired secretary at law office, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

EUFAULA — DUDLEY, Frances Mae, 84, homemaker, died April 2. Services 11 a.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Checotah, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — ACUFF, Roy, 72, retired from Post Cereal Co., died Thursday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON — CLINKENBEARD, Everett E., 83, Army Corps of Engineers hydro plant operator at Fort Gibson Dam, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

TAHLEQUAH (formerly of Muskogee) — SCHOPPER, Jared B., 86, retired Army colonel on Pentagon general staff, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — MURRAY, Cecilia “Sissy,” 72, quality control worker, died April 9. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

TULLAHASSEE — ROGERS, Nathaniel Ray, 70, laborer, died April 9. Visitation 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Services 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — BURKES, Wanola, 57, home health assistant, died April 7. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — GEETER, Regina Marie, 53, phlebotomist for Oklahoma State University Medical Center, died April 3. Services 11 a.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — ROCHESTER, Wendell, 79, teacher in New York public schools, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — WILLIAMS, Jimmy, 68, HVAC heat and air engineer, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

BEELER, T.J., 2 p.m., Jesus Name Church, Quinton. (Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton)

CLINKENBEARD, Everett E., 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Fort Gibson. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

DUDLEY, Frances Mae, 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Checotah. (Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service)

EMBERTON, Carletta Kay, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

GATTENBY, Lurlene R., 10:30 a.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Muskogee. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

JOHNSON, Marie, 11 a.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler)

MAYO, Helen Louise, 11 a.m., Prater-Lampton-Mills Funeral Home Chapel, Hugo. (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

ROWLAND, Georgia Etta Brown, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

STONE, Jason Clifford Thomas, 10 a.m., Agent Mallory Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

WHITE, Brenda Claudine, 10 a.m., Blunt Baptist Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)