MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 4, 2012

Deaths 11.5.12


— LOCAL

JOHNSON, John E., 82, retired, died Friday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PONDEXTER, Jasper, 78, retired from Tyson, died Friday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

ROBINSON, Gilberta, 93, retired, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SHELTON, David W., 79, retired teacher, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. today, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Muskogee, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SMITH, Teddy G., 69, retired Acme engineer, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Westside Church of Christ, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.



AREA

CHECOTAH – COULTER, Charles, 76, rancher/farmer, died Saturday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – HELTON, W. Edd, 78, retired from Navy, died Friday. Services  2 p.m. Thursday, First Assembly of God, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – JERNIGAN, Virgil, 84, died Aug. 4. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – RISENHOOVER, Bobby “Bob,” 75, retired professional baseball player, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Freewill Baptist Church, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH – TATE, Al, 85, retired Navy jet mechanic, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, at funeral home. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church of Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

FORT GIBSON – ANDERSON, Rachel M., 83, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Gum Springs Cemetery (near Webbers Falls), Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

FORT GIBSON – HARRIS, Landon Alexander and Nevaeh Larai, infant twins of Jourdin Harris, died Oct. 29. Services 11 a.m. today, Four Mile Branch Baptist Church in Fort Gibson, Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee.

FORT GIBSON – THOMAS, Angelique F., 39, homemaker, died Oct. 29. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Fort Gibson, Bradley Funeral Service of Fort Gibson.

KEOTA – ROSS, Deborah Lynn, 55, school teacher, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Keota High School auditorium, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

KEOTA – TOMLIN, Raymond Eli, 77, carpenter/rancher, died Saturday. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church of Keota, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

PORUM – WARREN, Bonnie, 95, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Free Will Baptist Church of Porum, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH – GIFFORD, Ann M., 67, computer programmer, died Thursday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – HOFFMAN, Dale W., 90, cement finisher/construction worker, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – TRINDLE, Margaret E., 88, pediatrician/missionary, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

WAGONER – ANDERSON, Joyce, 74, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Immanuel Baptist Church of Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER – BOLLINGER, Henry O., 75, died Saturday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, at funeral home. Private graveside service, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER – NEEL, Fred Jr., 68, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.

WAGONER – WHITEKELLER, William “Sonny,” 89, bulldozer service owner/operator, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

EDMOND (formerly of Muskogee) – ALEXANDER, Adrian Jamal “A.J.,” 24, laborer, died Oct. 29. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc. – Muskogee Chapel.

OKMULGEE – HOOD, Frank, 84, retired from U.S. Postal Service, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc. – Okmulgee Chapel.



SERVICES TODAY

ANDERSON, Joyce, 10 a.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

ANDERSON, Rachel M., 2 p.m., Gum Springs Cemetery (near Webbers Falls) (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

HARRIS, Landon Alexander and Nevaeh Larai, 11 a.m., Four Mile Branch Baptist Church, Fort Gibson (Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee)

HOFFMAN, Dale W., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

LUNCEFORD, Lee Ann, 2 p.m., New Bethel Assembly of God, Fort Smith, Ark. (Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

RISENHOOVER, Bobby L., 11 a.m., First Freewill Baptist Church, Checotah (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

SHELTON, David W., 1 p.m., Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Muskogee (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

THOMAS, Angelique F., 11 a.m., First Baptist Church of Fort Gibson (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson)