MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 29, 2012

Deaths 12.29.12


— LOCAL

BASS, Edith Deyonne, 71, nurse, died Friday. Services pending, Hibbs Funeral Home, Choctaw.

MENEES, Jerry Dee, 64, ironworker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Jan. 4, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

MILLSAPS, Mary Elizabeth, 90, Brockway Glass, died Dec. 24. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

SWEARENGIN, Julie Ann Bennett, 65, homemaker, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. today, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WORLEY, Phyllis E., 44, cake decorator, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.



AREA

CHECOTAH — MYERS, Helen “Granny,” 92, retired, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Wainwright, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

GORE — MARTIN, Patricia Pauline, 68, nurses’ aide, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

HULBERT — HAYES, Louis “Lou,” 71, contractor, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — CLINTON, Jeff Floyd, 73, painter, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SMITH, James C., 98, cattle rancher, died Friday. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — SMITH, Jesse Joe, 63, retired laborer, died Dec. 26. Services 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.

WAGONER — SWAN-STOREY, Hattie A., 70, Walmart employee, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

OKMULGEE — HODGE, Kenneth Ray, 80, retired Oklahoma State Institute of Technology, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

VIAN — BURGESS, Erma Jean, 67, homemaker, died Thursday. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Vian Baptist Church, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

WEWOKA — CLIFTON, Helen Chrisine, 87, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. today, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



SERVICES TODAY

BROOKS, Norma Jeane, 2 p.m., Cookson United Methodist Church. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

CLIFTON, Helen Chrisine, 1 p.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

GILMER, Donna B., 10 a.m., Stigler First Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

MARTIN, Patricia Pauline, 10 a.m., Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner. (Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner)

MYERS, Helen, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church, Wainwright. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

SWEARENGIN, Julie A., 1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)