MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 11, 2013

Deaths 1.12.13


— LOCAL

BATTERMAN, Janie L., 66, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

BODIRSKY, Harold Dwane, 57, Flat Line Motors employee, died Friday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

CARTER, Linda Kay, 64, homemaker, died Jan. 5. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Jan. 3. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

GIVENS, Dustin Scott, 39, Georgia-Pacific environmental engineer, died Jan. 5. Services 1 p.m. today, Boulevard Christian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

HAYES, Vancie, 94, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, South Bethel Chapel, Braggs, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

HOWARD, Ethel M., 93, housewife, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Calvary Faith Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

JAMES, G.A., 92, minister, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Timothy Baptist Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

JONES, Lucille G., 88, retired Department of Human Services, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

McBRIDE, Bryan D., 39, died Thursday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

NICHOLS, Harold L., 61, ombudsman, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WARRIOR, Ebony Survonne, 30, Brentwood Nursing Home certified management accountant, died Thursday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

WILSON, Earl Thomas “Tim,” 77, laborer, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Ragsdale Chapel of Respect, Ragsdale Funeral Center.



AREA

BOYNTON — WHITE, Cardelia D., 77, Oklahoma School for the Blind youth guidance specialist, died Dec. 30. Services 11 a.m. today, A.G. Yerger Community Center, Boynton, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

CHECOTAH — HARDEN, Rassie, 98, cattle rancher, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

HULBERT — REEDER, Donna J., 81, homemaker, died Wednesday. Private family services, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GULAGER, Doris, 81, Cherokee County Treasurer’s Office, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — KAY, Bill R., 76, retired Williams Co. systems analyst, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, South College Church of Christ, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — NICHOLS, Michael, 61, entrepreneur, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WING, Gaylen, 67, chef, died Wednesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — HARM, Kathryn Michelle (Stroud) “Kathy,”  39, hairdresser, died Dec. 20. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SNYDER, Randal William, 56, welder, died Jan. 3. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Assembly of God, Haskell, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — LAVIGNE, Bruce Kevin, 49, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

FORT WORTH, Texas (formerly of Stilwell) — TRENTHAM, William R., 92, maintenance, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

GUYMON — BEVEL, Frances Louise, 95, retired waitress, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

McALESTER — HARPER, Joan, 76, retired McAlester Regional Hospital food service, died Friday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

OKMULGEE — COPPEDGE, Jackie, 69, disabled, died Tuesday. Private services, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SPIRO — MORGAN, Doris Lorine, 71, factory worker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STILWELL — MORMAN, Honesty R., infant, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — TURNER, Warren J., 85, farmer, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA (formerly of Muskogee) — SMITH, Mary Lois, 82, died Jan. 9. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

WICHITA, Kan. — BENNETT, Bonnie, 73, died Friday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

COOPER, Harold Bud Jr., 2 p.m., Hart Funeral Chapel, Tahlequah. (Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

DEWITT, Floyd Buffard, 2 p.m., Agent Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow)

HARDEN, Rassie, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church of Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Checotah)

HARM, Kathryn Michelle (Stroud) “Kathy,” 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

HENNING, Karen Faye, 10 a.m., Prices Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

MEGGS, Anna Faye, noon, Christ the King Church, Vian. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

TAYLOR, Darnell Louis, noon, Black Jack Baptist Church. (Granger-House of Winn)

WHITE, Cardelia D., 11 a.m., A.G. Yerger Community Center. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)

WILSON, Earl Thomas “Tim,” 2 p.m., Ragsdale Chapel of Respect. (Ragsdale Funeral Center)