MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 21, 2012

Deaths 11.21.12


— LOCAL

EMERSON, Jack, 80, civil engineer, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Free Will Baptist Church, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

NIEDERMAYER, George John, 88, retired Parkview School for the Blind, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

REITNAUER, Bill “Larry,” 66, retired U.S. Post Office, died Nov. 19. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

SMITH, Randy, 62, retired roofer, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Our Father’s House of Worship, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

THOMAS, Jimmie L., 70, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

VOELTZ, Eunice, 80, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.



AREA

CHECOTAH — HUGHES, Naomi, 86, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — LEMLEY, Thelma, 94, retired White Stag machine operator/homemaker, died Nov. 16. Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Garrett Family Chapel, Checotah, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — FULLER, Edward E., 76, diesel mechanic, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

EUFAULA — MURRAY, Joe Wayne, 61, police officer, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. today, Wetumka Cemetery, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — OTTO, Betty, 70, housewife, died Nov. 14. Services pending, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

PARK HILL — TAYLOR, Cheryl, 61, nurse’s aide, died Saturday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CORY, Lois M., 85, school teacher, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — FISHER, Shirley A., 71, Fisher Bulk Milk Trucking owner, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — ISRAEL, Phillip A., 82, logger, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — TRAMMEL, Taylee M., 11 months, infant daughter of Errin and Brandon Trammel, died Monday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — CATLETT, Frankie G., 77, former Muskogee VA employee, died Tuesday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — CURRENT, Melvina, 52, registered nurse, died Nov. 9. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 800 S. Martin Luther King, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — McDEVITT, Patricia Colleen, 83, Veterans Administration adjudicator, died Sunday. Services 10:30 a.m. today, First Baptist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — PARKER, James Edward, 68, retired City of Okmulgee, died Nov. 16. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Eastside Church of God in Christ, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel.

TULSA — BARNETT, Betty Lue, 73, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA (formerly of Haskell) — MUCK, Doris, 65, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

WATTS (formerly of Sallisaw) — FARGO, Bobby James, 77, Oklahoma Nursing Home Supply employee, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Akins Cemetery, Sallisaw, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

BALLINGER, Dolores, 2 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, Sallisaw. (Agent Funeral Home Sallisaw)

EMERSON, Jack, 2 p.m., First Free Will Baptist Church, Checotah. (Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah)

McDEVITT, Patricia Colleen, 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, Wagoner. (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

MURRAY, Joe Wayne, 2 p.m., Wetumka Cemetery. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

NIEDERMAYER, George John, 2 p.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

SMITH, Randy, 2 p.m., Our Father’s House of Worship. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

VANN, Charles Dayton, 10 a.m., Agent Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow)