MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 2, 2013

Deaths 08.02.13


— LOCAL

MAHONE, Lester Raynard “L.J.,” 24, Ad Tech data processor, died July 23. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

McDANIEL, Lillie Bell, 81, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

PAIGE, Valter W., 80, Teel Laundry, died July 26. Services 10 a.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TOWNES, Terry Neil, 75, supervisor, died Tuesday. Private family services planned at a later date, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.



AREA

CHECOTAH — HERNDON, Connie, 81, welder, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — MANN, Elaine Hollingshed, 67, Checotah Public Schools cafeteria manager/cook, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, First Free Will Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — COLLINS NICHOLS, Lorene Annette, 86, homemaker, died July 24. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — PATTERSON, James E., 78, rancher, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Lenna Baptist Church, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

FORT GIBSON — COULTER, Ernest Eugene, 82, retired Corning Glass worker, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, Historic First Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

FORT GIBSON — DONELSON, Judy Ann, 64, registered nurse, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

GORE — PERRYMAN, Flo, 74, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, House of Prayer Church, Gum Springs, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HULBERT — COCHRAN, Roger Dean, 64, laborer, died Sunday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CLINTON, George W., 72, carpenter, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — RUSSELL, Mia Nicole, newborn, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — ASHER, Danny Ray, 70, warehouse supervisor, died Tuesday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — GRANT, Rebecca L., 53, homemaker, died July 25. Services 11 a.m. today, Sandtown Cemetery, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — HENRY, Virginia E., 80, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, White Cemetery, Gore, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SPILLERS, Richard “Dick,” 69, certified public accountant, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

CANADIAN — BENCH, Linda Faye, 67, nurse, died Wednesday. No services planned, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, Eufaula.

DENVER, Colo. (formerly of Wagoner) — ASHBRENER, Gail Anne, 58, systems analyst, died July 18. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory, Wagoner.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — GOLDSBOROUGH, Fredrick James Sr., 88, postal carrier, died July 4. Services 1 p.m. Monday, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

KANSAS — FAGER, Louise (Peebles), 82, multilith operator, died Wednesday. Services pending, Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson.

OKMULGEE — EDMOND, Booker T. Jr., 66, retired laborer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Precious Memories Chapel, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — HENDERSON, Herbert H. “TIP,” 84, retired laborer, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church, Okmulgee, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

SUGARLAND, Texas (formerly of Tahlequah) — WARREN, Ruth, 65, bank teller, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

VINITA — McGINNIS, Daniel Lee, 48, died Thursday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

SERVICES TODAY

CLAY, Jimmy L., 10 a.m., Stigler First Assembly of God Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

GEE, John Robert “Bob,” 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Poteau. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

GRANT, Rebecca L., 11 a.m., Sandtown Cemetery, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

PAIGE, Valter W., 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory, Muskogee)

SPILLERS, Richard “Dick,” 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)