MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 10, 2012

Deaths 12.10.12


— LOCAL

ANDERSON, Ella Bernice, 86, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Mausoleum, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

BOROVETZ, Tiffany, 30, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

CARTER, Elizabeth P. “Becky,” 62, retail sales associate, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. today, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

CLEMENS, Sandra Lou, 78, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. today, New Hope Assembly of God, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

CRUTCHFIELD, Christopher, 7, died Sunday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

FOWLER, Donna M., 48, died Wednesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MOORE, Leola E., 90, retired registered nurse, died Saturday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

PONDEXTER, Hazel, 79, homemaker, died Nov. 30. Services 11 a.m. today, Greenhill Cemetery, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

SIPES, Billy Leon, 69, carpenter, died Friday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

TWIGG, William Ira, 89, warehouse worker, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.



AREA

EUFAULA – STEPHENSON, Jimmy, 54, boat deck builder – USA Dock, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

EUFAULA – TREAT, Frances, 87, retired registered nurse, died Thursday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

FORT GIBSON – ADAIR, Michael, 43, ironworker, died Friday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HITCHITA – DUVALL, Leoma, 89, homemaker, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lackey Cemetery, Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Checotah.

HITCHITA – SMITH, Betty Sue, 78, retired from nursing service, died Friday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service, Checotah.

HULBERT – CHEATER, Susan, 42, nurse’s aide, died Friday. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

KEOTA – HOWARD, Thelma J., 77, homemaker, died Friday. Services 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Keota Cemetery, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

OKTAHA – WELCH, Billy Eugene, 78, retired, died Sunday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service, Checotah.

OSAGE – GRAVER, Laura Rosalee “Rosie,” 82, homemaker, died Dec. 4. Services 10 a.m. today, Twin Oaks Baptist Church, and 3 p.m. today, McCune (Kan.) Cemetery, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

PARK HILL – RHODES, Jerad W., 35, medic, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

PORUM – PURDOM, Douglas Wayne, 71, management, died Thursday. Services pending, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service, Checotah.

TAHLEQUAH – CARRIER, Cedar, 66, artist, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – ENRIGHT, Patrick D., 60, professor at Northeastern State University, died Dec. 4. No services planned, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – JORDAN, Arthur, 86, dairy rancher, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – MOSS, Willard C. “W.C.” Jr., 88, cattle rancher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – OTTAVIANO, John, 80, missionary, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Go Ye Village chapel, Green Country Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH – REED, Johnny Ray, 76, truck driver, died Sunday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH – WILDER, Lelah J., 81, licensed practical nurse, died Friday. Services pending, Green Country Funeral Home.

WAGONER – TROSCLAIR, Freddie Lee, 86, homemaker, died Thursday. Services noon today, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel, Mallett Funeral Home.

WAGONER – TURNER, Hope Laverne, 86, teacher, died Friday. Services pending, Shipman Funeral Home and Crematory.



LOCAL TIES

PONCA CITY (formerly of Muskogee) – HENRY, L.V. Jr., 63, cook and mechanic, died Saturday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors – Muskogee Chapel.

WICHITA, Kan. – SHAVER, Leon, 58, died Saturday. Services pending, Biglow-Bethea Funeral Directors, Wichita.



SERVICES TODAY

CARTER, Elizabeth P. “Becky,” 2 p.m., Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

CHANCE, James “Tim,” 2 p.m., Reed-Culver Chapel (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

CLEMENS, Sandra Lou, 10 a.m., New Hope Assembly of God, Muskogee (Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Muskogee)

GRAVER, Laura Rosalee “Rosie,” 10 a.m., Twin Oaks Baptist Church (Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner)

MOSS, Willard C. Jr., 2 p.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

NIXON, Virgil, 2 p.m., McCurtain Assembly of God (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler)

PONDEXTER, Hazel, 11 a.m., Greenhill Cemetery (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, Muskogee)

RHODES, Jerad W., 10 a.m., Green Country Funeral Home Chapel (Green Country Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

TROSCLAIR, Freddie Lee, noon, Mallett Funeral Home Chapel (Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner)