MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 18, 2013

Deaths 02.19.13


— LOCAL

COOK, Juanita Mae, 96, retired, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Fosters’ Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

GRAHAM, Robert Lee, 85, master carpenter, died Feb. 11. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

LEE, Lester Ray, 81, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

NEWPORT, Joan, 82, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

YOUNGMAN, William W., 77, civil engineer, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

 

AREA

EUFAULA — NIX, Beatrice M., 86, legal secretary, died Saturday. Private family service, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory.

FORT GIBSON — BROWN, Catherine “Kitty,” 66, retired convenience store manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON — COOPER, Scott, 47, died Saturday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service.

FORT GIBSON — GREEN, Vicki Lynn, 66, restaurant owner, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church of Christ, Fort Gibson, Millsap Funeral Service.

TAHLEQUAH — BARNES, Delbert “Pete,” 73, pipe liner, died Monday.. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — BIGBY, Gilbert S., 81, business owner, died Sunday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH — GREEN, Basil D., 92, retired auto parts manager, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Go Ye Village Chapel, Tahlequah, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — WALKER, Mary C., 66, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

WAGONER — JENKINS, Cleve “Ray,” 65, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday. Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — WELCH, Dean Lee, 68, dry-waller, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory.

WELLING — McMANUS, Dixie F., 84, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WOODALL — GIRDNERGARNER, Laura, 27, student, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.



LOCAL TIES

NOBLE — SHRUM, Pauline, 85, retired from Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

SALLISAW — BEAUVAIS, Joseph Albert Jr., 67, truck driver, died Friday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SKIATOOK (formerly of Eufaula) — GRAY, Justin, 27, Carl’s Junior customer service manager, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green wood Cemetery, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

STILWELL — BIGPOND, Harriett Louise, 68, factory worker, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville.

STILWELL — HANCOCK, Vernon N., 85, welder, died Feb. 12. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

VIAN — WOODY, Katherine Joann, 78, homemaker, died Friday. No Services planned, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



services today



COMSTOCK, William “Bill,” 2 p.m., South Bunch Cemetery. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

COOK, Jackie R., 2 p.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

GRAY, Justin, 2 p.m. Greenwood Cemetery. (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

NEWPORT, Joan, 10 a.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Muskogee)

NIX, Beatrice M., private family service. (Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

WALKER, Mary C., 1 p.m., Three Rivers Cemetery, Okay. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

WELCH, Dean Lee, 10 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

WELCH, Mackie Joe, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)