MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 23, 2013

Deaths 01.24.13


— LOCAL

BLACK, Marshall, 98, Oklahoma Children’s Center maintenance technician, died Wednesday. Services pending, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

BROWN, Joe Charles, 85, iron worker, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

DUNCAN, Henry V. Sr., 86, City of Muskogee police officer, died Jan. 18. Services 11 a.m. Friday, Faith Deliverance Church, Ragsdale Funeral Center.

ELLINGTON, Gary Wayne, 73, printer, died Jan. 3. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Azalea Terrace Recreation Room, Shipman’s Muskogee Cremation & Funeral Service.

OWEN, Steven M., 58, electrician, died Jan. 18. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Foster’s Ivory Chapel, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

STEPHENS, Haskell W., 71, died Jan. 18. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.



AREA

BRAGGS — RIGGS, Joan, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Church of Christ, Braggs, Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson.

CHECOTAH — SCHROEDER, Grace C., 78, homemaker, died Jan. 21. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Checotah Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — WOOTEN, J.B., 82, retired Union Metal, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA — DOMINIC, John F., 44, police officer, died Saturday. Wake service 7 to 9 p.m. today, Little Coweta Indian Baptist Church, Lenna. Services 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — DOWLING, Milburn J., 91, owner of Chief & Palace movie theaters & Decoy Sporting Goods, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. today, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

HANNA — DAVIS, Mary Lee, 82, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

PARK HILL — WELLS, Luke V., 21, retail appliance clerk, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — COMBS, Cleo S., 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — HALE, Rickey A., 59, Reasor’s employee, died Jan. 15. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WAGONER — WAGNER, Nadine K., 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 9 a.m. Friday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WARNER — SMART, Wanda L., 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. today, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

WEBBERS FALLS — BUCHANAN, Christopher A., 26, McDonalds worker, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. today, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.



LOCAL TIES

BROKEN ARROW — WOODBY, Richard Leroy Jr., 58, retired Ford Glass employee, died Jan. 8. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner.

CARROLLTON, Texas — NICHOLS, Donna L., 59, retired, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

HOLDENVILLE — PYEATT, Sheila Sue, 70, registered nurse, died Tuesday. Rosary 7 p.m. today, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee. Services 10 a.m. Friday, St. Anthony Catholic Church, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee.

LAWTON (formerly of Claremore) — NEEL, Lela, 29, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

McKEY — DOBBS, Avis Lou, 81, teacher, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Sallisaw City Cemetery, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

MULDROW — CHANDLER, Orville A. Jr., 63, retired U.S. Postal Service, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

OKMULGEE (formerly of Muskogee) — TOLIVER, Dr. Otherine (Graham), 63, psychiatrist, died Wednesday. Services pending, House of Winn, Okmulgee.

STIGLER — LOFTIS, James E., 69, retired laborer, died Tuesday. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Whitefield Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

WICHITA, Kan. — CALLOWAY, Jeannine, 56, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. today, Word of Life Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — DIXON, Charles Franklin, 52, died Jan. 15. Services 10 a.m. Friday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.

WICHITA, Kan. — JONES, Julia Mary, 84, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Home Chapel, Wichita, Kan., Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita, Kan.



SERVICES TODAY

BROWN, Joe Charles, 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

BUCHANAN, Christopher A., 1 p.m., Checotah Funeral Service Chapel. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

DOWLING, Milburn J., 2 p.m., Kelley Memorial Chapel, Eufaula. (Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula)

MOORE, Emelita, 2 p.m., Belfonte Indian Baptist Church. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)

MOUSE, Rosie Mae, 2 p.m., Long Prairie Baptist Church. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

RIGGS, Joan, 2 p.m., Church of Christ, Braggs. (Millsap Funeral Service, Fort Gibson)

SMART, Wanda L., 10 a.m., Bethany Presbyterian Church. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

VAUGHAN, Loyd Lee, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Muldrow. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow)