MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 9, 2013

Deaths 12.10.13


— LOCAL

LADD, Olen Tom, 95, Ladd Trucking owner/operator, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PUCKETT, Elnora, 101, retired, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

RITCHIE, Roger Wayne, 64, retired from U.S. government, died Dec. 6. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service of Muskogee.

SHEETS, Winifred “Val,” 75, Sheets Oil owner/operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

THOMASON, Myrtle M., 86, homemaker, died Dec. 3. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. today, Lighthouse Assembly of God. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, First Assembly of God, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service.

WILLIAMS, Middie Francis, 91, information operator, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Lawrence Street Baptist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

CHECOTAH — TRIPLETT, Mark A., 54, tractor-trailer repairman/painter, died Nov. 29. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — HOWARD, Dwight, 70, lineman, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ACORD, Lucy E., 77, day-care operator, died Monday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FAHEY, Kim Lee, 55, homemaker, died Dec. 4. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — GUILE, Patricia, 60, mental health counselor, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HORNEY, Alysa, 2, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — JOHNSON, Dorothy F., 73, registered nurse, died Dec. 3. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — MARTIN, Edward B., 56, general laborer, died Saturday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

TAHLEQUAH — MORELAND, Donald H., 82, product manager, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Antioch Baptist Church, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TAHLEQUAH — SOUTHERN, Clyde D. Jr., 74, retired from Navy, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SHIELDS, Donald C., 69, diesel mechanic, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — TURNHAM, Sarah, 66, homemaker, died Dec. 6. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WARNER — CAPPS, Blanch Lillie, 81, pastor’s wife/homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.



LOCAL TIES

CANADIAN — HATFIELD, Normajean E., 85, died Dec. 4. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Canadian First Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

CLAREMORE — COBB, Robert “Bob,” 89, pipeline equipment manufacturer, died Sunday. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at funeral home. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — FENDER, Morris W., 69, Arkhola Construction superintendent, died Dec. 4. Services 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — HILL, Charles Edward, 84, master sergeant, died Dec. 4. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

GANS — WISWELL, Anita Belle, 89, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

KEOTA — NIXON, Rosie May, 91, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Unity Baptist Church, Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

MULDROW — PENDERGRASS, Billy Ray, 79, drywall finisher, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Eastside Freewill Baptist, Muldrow, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKLAHOMA CITY — RENEAU, Brenda Gail, 58, former state labor commissioner, died Dec. 5. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Christian Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee.

SALLISAW — ASBILL, Neomi Dean, 68, teacher, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SALLISAW — HANCOCK, Patricia Lynn, 58, finance officer, died Friday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

SEMINOLE (formerly of McCurtain) — ALLEN, Loin Clinton “Sonny,” 77, retired welder, died Dec. 5. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

SPIRO — ISRAEL, Clifford Donald, 80, craftsman, died Dec. 5. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

SPIRO — McGINNIS, Richard, 79, R & S Bit and Chemical owner, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Chapel, Spiro, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

STIGLER — FENTON, Billy Wayne, 79, heavy-equipment operator, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Stigler Church of Christ, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

STILWELL — LANDSAW, Ruby P., 76, homemaker, died Dec. 4. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Roberts Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

STILWELL — RILL, Darlene M., 72, homemaker, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Roberts Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

TULSA — JOHNSON, Leo III, 39, disabled, died Thursday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — SIMMONS, Wilma J., 63, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — NELSON, Teresa Faye, 59, homemaker, died Thursday. Cremation under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

BOUNDS, Oma Wilmina, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

KERR, Harry A., 1 p.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula)

KING, Howard A., 1 p.m., Eastwood Assembly of God. (King & Shearwood Funeral Home, Stigler)

PAYNE, Bobby Dale “Bob,” 11 a.m., Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

SMITH, Gomer E., 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

WILLIAMS, Middie Francis, 2 p.m., Lawrence Street Baptist Church. (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)