MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 16, 2013

Deaths 05.17.13


— LOCAL

BRENNAN, Anna Anthis, 83, housewife, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

DEVER, Sammy Alfred, 68, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

HAGMAN, Walter E., 83, rancher/horseman, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HUNTER, Fred C., 92, retired Veteran’s Administration Hospital, died Wednesday. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

JACKSON, Johnna (Coventon), 65, retired advertising executive, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

PARKER, Dorothy Mae, 61, nutrition specialist for Hilldale Elementary School, died May 10. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, West Side Church of Christ, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

PAYTON, Christine, 60, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Taft Community Center, Granger-House of Winn.



AREA

CHECOTAH — BALFOUR, Jared Andrew, 33, welder, died May 9. Services 10 a.m. today, Elm Grove Baptist Church, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — GRIFFITH, Julia Emily, 72, long hauling transport assistant, died Thursday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

EUFAULA — SHROYER, Helen Louise, 95, Department of Human Services worker, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HULBERT — GRIFFIN, Freddie L., 41, laborer, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM — WILKINSON, Loretha, 85, factory inspector, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

WAGONER — CROCKER, Jack Raymond Jr., 71, electrical engineer, died May 5. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HUMPHRIES, James Edward “Jim Ed,” 77, automobile salesman, died Wednesday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.  

WAGONER — KYLE, Hugh Jennings, 69, retired Department of Human Services fraud investigation director, died Tuesday. Services 9 a.m. Saturday, Elmwood Cemetery, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MUNS, Steven Michael, 47, electrician, died May 6. Memorial service 3 p.m. Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

CARROLLTON, Texas (formerly of Muskogee) — JACKSON, Wyvette Marie, 57, freelance contractor recruiter, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Harvest Ministeries, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

MORRIS — SHANNON, James Michael “Jim,” 64, high school history teacher, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

SALLISAW — HIGHSMITH, Aletha Patricia, 49, waitress, died May 2. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Roland City Cemetery, Roland, Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

TULSA — DICKENSON, Lillian R., 79, cosmetologist, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses-Rosedale Congregation, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa.

TULSA — WOODARD, Drucilla, 69, cosmetologist, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services May 25 in St. Augustine, Fla., Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.  

WICHITA, (Kan.) — CRIGLER, Leslie, 43, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, New Beginnings Seventh-day Adventist Church, Biglow Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita.



SERVICES TODAY

DEVER, Sammy Alfred, 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

GRIFFIN, Freddie L., 2 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

SELLS, John Charles, 2 p.m., Sallisaw City Cemetery. (Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)