BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
4/17/12 at 2:55 AM
Bradley, Betty J., 88, legal secretary, died Saturday in Broken Arrow. Services pending. AdamsCrest Cremation.
Brasier, Esther B., 93, Tulsa Barber & Beauty Supply owner, died April 9. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow, and service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Easton Heights Baptist Church.
Donatucci, Paul Michael, 45, Borden Dairy Co. pasteurizer, died Sunday. Services pending. Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial.
Elmore, Juanita, 86, homemaker, died Saturday in Broken Arrow. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Moore's Eastlawn Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, McConnell Funeral Home Chapel, Greenwood, Ark.
Gleason, JoAnn K., 84, homemaker, died Sunday. Private family services. Moore's Southlawn.
Hale, Claude E., 81, retired MK&O bus line comptroller, formerly of Tulsa, died Monday. Services pending. Freeman Harris.
Harden, Bobby Lee, 65, retired welder, died Saturday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Lincoln, Georgia M., 69, dietary aide, died Saturday. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Rose Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Moore's Eastlawn.
Miller, Mary "Lucille," 75, homemaker, died Saturday. Private family services. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Morgan, Leota Jean, 86, homemaker, died Wednesday. Private family services. Add'Vantage.
Nicholson, Curtis Edward, 52, construction worker, died Sunday. No local services planned. Add'Vantage.
Pearman, George S., 70, Kmart manager, died Sunday. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Freedom Life Church of God. Cremation Society.
Pitchford, Patrick Robert, 69, dentist, died Sunday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Tuesday, Kennedy-Midtown Funeral Home. Services pending.
Rowe, Eddie Lee, 74, bus driver, died April 7. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Kennedy-Midtown Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Thursday, Zion Fellowship Ministries.
Rush, Richard, age unavailable, died Sunday. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel. Services pending. AdamsCrest Cremation.
Rutledge, Irene Caroline, 89, homemaker, formerly of Tulsa, died Saturday in Overland Park, Kan. Private family services. Moore's Southlawn.
Smith, Betty Jeanne (Sage), 86, retired Tulsa Public Schools English teacher, formerly of Tulsa, died Saturday in West Lake, Ohio. Private family services. Moore's Southlawn.
Slinger, Bill R., 84, welder, died Sunday. Private family services. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Smith, Edgar, 84, carpenter, died Monday. Services pending. Kennedy-Kennard, Broken Arrow.
Taylor, Michael D., 53, salesman, died Saturday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Victory Christian Center. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Williams, Verl, 77, Williams & Associates Real Estate owner and broker, died Saturday. Service 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Adair - William E. "Bud" Brannan Jr., 93, motel owner, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel, Vinita.
- Therma Lavern Keller, 91, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Service, Pryor, and service 2 p.m. Friday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pryor.
Bartlesville - Billy Ray "Bill" Ebert, 82, retired from the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, died Saturday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Dewey City Cemetery, Dewey. Neekamp-Luginbuel.
- Joanna Waldrip, 82, retired from Phillips Petroleum Co., died Sunday in Owasso. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Neekamp-Luginbuel Funeral Home. Private family services.
- Carl Fred Tinker, 78, retired Graybar Electric purchasing agent, died Monday. Services pending. Stumpff.
Braggs - Steve Wayne Williams, 54, Greenleaf State Park manager, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Greenleaf State Park Lodge. Cornerstone, Muskogee.
Broken Arrow - Earl L. Roberts, 75, retired from the Air Force, died Sunday. Services pending. Floral Haven.
Checotah - David Ambrose, 63, retired Checotah Public Schools teacher and coach, died Sunday in Muskogee. Service 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church. Garrett.
Cleveland - Andy Hammond, 60, TPA Trading owner, died Saturday. Services pending. Chapman-Black.
Commerce - Clifford Fox, age unavailable, died Monday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood, Tulsa.
Coweta - Charles T. Russell, 88, Southwestern Bell telephone line installer, died Saturday. Visitation 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and service 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, both at Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.
Cushing - Jerry Wayne McQuaig, 60, Cimarron Correctional Facility food service director, died Friday. Private family services. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
- Lawrence Daniel Pippenger, 100, Postal Service clerk, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Davis.
Enid - Mildred "Irene" (Womeldorff) Wilson, 88, J.C. Penney salesclerk, died Saturday. Services pending. Stittsworth.
Eufaula - Mary Jo Long, 78, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home Chapel.
Gans - David Warren Owens Sr., 87, Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative supervisor, died Friday. Service was held Monday. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Glenpool - Sandra Humphrey, 45, security firm dispatcher, died Monday. Services pending. Keith D. Biglow, Tulsa.
Mannford - Colleene Grigg, 81, died Saturday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Terlton Cemetery, Terlton. Chapman-Black, Cleveland, Okla.
Mansfield, Ark. - Marjorie Ann Chiles, 70, homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Smith. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, and service 11 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Gentry.
McAlester - Connie Allen Dewees, 57, stocker, died Friday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday, Northtown Cemetery. Chaney Harkins.
Miami - Ruby C. Sparkman, 94, retired Boeing Aircraft riveter, died Saturday in Tulsa. Visitation 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Paul Thomas Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church.
Muldrow - Ruby Mae Phillips, 83, homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Smith, Ark. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, both at Agent Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Steve D. Allen, 75, court reporter, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Grace Episcopal Church. Cornerstone.
- Quinton Tyler "Buster" Morrow, 20, student, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Christian Chapel. Foster-Petering.
- Betty Lou Satterfield, 64, homemaker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Foster-Petering Funeral Home Chapel.
- Ralph Joseph Zerwas, 87, retired accountant, died Saturday. Services pending. Foster-Petering.
Okemah - Thomas A. Fixico, 34, electrician, died Sunday in Davis. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Springfield United Methodist Church. Parks Brothers.
Okmulgee - Ruby Jane Workman, 94, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Shurden-Jackson.
Owasso - Howard R. "Bud" Wills, 80, retired from the Navy, died Sunday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Perkins - James W. "Jim" Decker, 53, heavy-equipment operator, died Sunday in Guthrie. Visitation noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Perkins, and graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Iowa Chapel Cemetery. Palmer Marler, Stillwater.
Perry - Carolyn Marie Chopp, 77, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Christ Lutheran Church. Brown-Dugger.
Ponca City - Betty Jane (Morgan) Daine, 74, ConocoPhillips data processor, died Wednesday. Private family services. Stittsworth, Enid.
Porter - Rodney Irwin Howard, 55, welder, died Sunday. Services pending. Mallett, Wagoner.
Pryor - James Michael Hartman, 53, service director, died Monday in Tallahassee, Fla. Services pending. Stephens.
- Thelma Kirk, 76, retired teacher, died Saturday in Oklahoma City. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and service 11 a.m. Thursday, both at Stephens Funeral Home.
Roland - Jack O'Neal, 69, Custom-Comfort Furniture owner, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Agent Funeral Home, Muldrow, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Roland Pentecostal Church.
Sallisaw - Eunice Coatney (Mattingly) Long, 93, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
- Patricia Rosson, 79, homemaker, died Sunday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Peters Cemetery. Agent.
Sand Springs - Wendi Dawne Cannon, 39, formerly of Sand Springs, died Saturday in New Albany, Miss. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Gerald, Mo.
- Terri Lynn Hinds, 50, Subway manager, died Saturday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service Chapel.
- Cheveyo Caden Lynn James, infant son of Alexandra Collins and Cory James, died Friday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
- Doris Evelyn (Wallace) Tanner, 81, retired Kerr Glass Co. inspector, died Sunday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Landmark Tabernacle. Mobley-Dodson.
- Harold Ray Thomas Sr., 83, retired construction worker, died Saturday. Private family services. Mobley-Dodson.
- Gene Watson, 75, production supervisor, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Mark Griffith-Westwood Funeral Home Chapel, Tulsa.
Sapulpa - Sheila Faye (Hoover) Bruner, 42, homemaker, died Saturday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church. Green Hill.
- Gaylin Smiles, 48, died Monday. Services pending. Green Hill.
Sedan - Alleein Walker, 92, homemaker, died April 13. Memorial service 4 p.m. Friday, Epiphany Episcopal Church. Barnes.
Skiatook - Julia Kryslyn Antle, 20, died Sunday. Services pending. Peters-Stumpff.
Stillwater - Marjorie (Wilkowski) Black, 87, retired nurse, died Saturday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Thursday, Palmer Marler Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Friday, Countryside Baptist Church.
Tamaha - Robert E. "Gene" Whitley, 86, farmer, died Sunday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Tamaha Cemetery. King-Shearwood, Stigler.
Wetumka - Salina Mae Yargee, 74, died Saturday in Oklahoma City. Service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wetumka Indian Baptist Church. Williamson-Spradlin.
Wister - Ashley Lemont "Monty" Brown, 50, Kenco Plastics press operator, died Saturday in Poteau. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pilgrim's Rest Church, Reichert.
Death notice policy
The Tulsa World publishes free death notices. Funeral homes may submit death notices from 4 to 10:30 p.m. daily. For information about news obituaries, call 581-8325.
Circle of Life
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