MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 24, 2013

Deaths 10.25.13


— LOCAL

BUCHANAN, John Kenneth, 63, OG&E mechanic, died Oct. 18. Visitation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Boulevard Christian Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

GEORGE, Willis A. Sr. “Buddy,” 67, electronics technician, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

PHIPPS, Lucille Ellen, 84, retired nurse, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.



AREA

FORT GIBSON — FARR, Amos H., 70, state investigator, died Thursday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

GORE — WATTS, Ralph Jones, 67, died Thursday. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Millsap Funeral Chapel, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Webbers Falls.

HULBERT — ANDREWS, Deborah, 57, HTS worker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

OKTAHA — LOGAN, Hollis Jr., 81, construction worker/rancher, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

PORUM — HOOSE, Arlie (Downing), 85, cafeteria manager, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — COOPER, Thomas M., 78, maintenance mechanic, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Nov. 9, First Baptist Church of Kansas, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — EARP, Barney, 67, First Baptist Church custodian, died Wednesday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — COUNSIL, Frankie Jo, 80, secretary, died Wednesday. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. today, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — THORNBURG-CROUCH, David Christopher Ryan “Chris,” 33, carpenter, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. today, Church of God, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

CLEVELAND (formerly of Muskogee) — THORNBURG, Rita Lee, 77, retired public school teacher, died Oct. 14. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday, Western Heights Baptist Church, Cleveland, Add’Vantage Funeral Service, Tulsa.

FRISCO, Texas (formerly of Muskogee) — REED, Denoval Dwayne, 61, insurance consultant, died Wednesday. Services pending, Granger-House of Winn.

OKMULGEE — JONES, Katherine A., 78, retired substitute teacher, died Wednesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — MILNER, Ruth, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

OKMULGEE — ZENKER, Katherine, 100, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

VIAN — COLLINS, Dorman Dwight, 70, general laborer, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Box Cemetery, Vian, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

BALES, Betty Jo (Morris), 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church. (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home)

BLAKE, Dr. David L., 2 p.m., First Baptist Church. (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

CRELIA, Neoma, 2 p.m., R.E. Shearwood Memorial Chapel, Stigler. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

HARP, Charles, 11 a.m., Quinton City Cemetery. (King-Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler)

HAYES, Iva Mae Susan, 10 a.m., Faith Community Church, Whitefield. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

THORNBURG-CROUCH, David Christopher Ryan “Chris,” 11 a.m., Church of God. (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)

TOLLETT, Lonnie Mae, 11 a.m., Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. (Granger-House of Winn)