MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 28, 2013

Deaths 03.28.13


— LOCAL

CHAMBERS, Jackie Ray, 70, manager, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Southeast Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CRIBB, Harold, 76, mechanic, died March 19. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

DAVIS, Linda S., 64, homemaker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bradley Family Funeral Service of Muskogee.

FISCHGRABE, Ervin Rubin, 89, retired Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center surgical technician, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Muskogee United Pentecostal Church, Shipman’s Funeral and Cremation Service, Pryor.

KAAD, William, 87, banker, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

McDONALD, Billy Joe “Jody,” 66, self-employed, died Saturday. Services 1:30 p.m. today, Immanuel Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MYERS, Patty June, 62, dietary manager, died Wednesday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

PARKER, James C., 67, X-ray technician, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PARKS, Robert Lewis Sr., 85, retired janitor, died March 21. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

RHODES, Martha A., 59, homemaker, died March 14. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

ROMINE, Amy, 93, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Immanuel Baptist Church, Hibbs Funeral Home.

TEEL, Violet L., 79, retired bookkeeper, died March 17. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

BRAGGS — OAKES, Lori A., 49, died Tuesday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CHECOTAH — DOWLING, Jesse Curtis, 73, construction/truck driver, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — CARR, Olen Michael “Mike,” 67, Eufaula Hospital lab tech, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — MURRAY, Harold, 72, painter, died March 19. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

EUFAULA — NICHOLS, Margaret Ann, 52, cook, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — NIXON, Patsy Diane, 67, nurse, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Little Coweta Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — ISOM, Howard N., 85, died Wednesday. Services pending, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON — SALLIS, Evelyn, 57, certified nurse’s aide, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GWIN, Mike W., 52, electrician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHAW, Mandy N., 31, Northeastern State University financial aid counselor, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Crescent Valley Baptist Church, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — WHITWORTH, Yolanda E. “Beth,” 85, secondary education teacher, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COLE, Eli Samuel, 83, retired Army, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BEGGS — ISBELL, Dorothy Jean, 88, homemaker, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Beggs, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.

CLAREMORE — BROWN, Beverly, 69, homemaker, died March 21. Services 10 a.m. today, Full Gospel Lighthouse Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

OKMULGEE — RANSOM, Leamon R., 58, security guard, died Monday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Eastside Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — COLLINS, Roosevelt Richard, 77, Collins Body Shop owner, died March 23. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, St. John Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. — FERGUSON, Precious “Baby,” died Friday. Services 11 a.m. today, Old Mission Cemetery, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — RICE, John R., 64, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — TEATER, John L., 75, died Friday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, Grace Community Church, Newtown, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — WHARTON, Sandra Gale, 59, died March 22. Services 11 a.m. Friday, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BROWN, Beverly Lou, 10 a.m., Full Gospel Lighthouse Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

CHAMBERS, Jackie Ray, 2 p.m., Southeast Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

COLE, Eli Samuel, 2 p.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

McDONALD, Billy Joe “Jody,” 1:30 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

SUTTON, Travis C. Jr., 10 a.m., Mallory Chapel, Stigler. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

WEST, Lila “Rose,” 2 p.m., Lindsey Chapel Baptist Church, Texanna Road. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)