BY Staff Reports
Sunday, May 06, 2012
5/06/12 at 2:49 AM
Ashcraft, Thomas L., 85, anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, died Wednesday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Freeman Harris Funeral Home; service 2 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church; and graveside service 4 p.m. Friday, Bella Vista Cemetery, Bella Vista, Ark.
Beams, Donald E., 51, died Thursday in Owasso. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel.
Berry, Violet L. (Anderson), 90, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Blair, William Michael "Mike," 71, machinist, died Wednesday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Bowen, Raymond Carl, 69, Tulsa Beef Co. meat cutter, died April 29. Visitation 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Jack's Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Monday, Morning Star Baptist Church. Jack's.
Casey, Jack R., 74, material requirements manager, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Epworth United Methodist Church. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Cheyne, Imagene (Hopper), 82, retired Tulsa International Airport security specialist, died Friday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Dolan, Betty Joe (Randall), 88, retired Rule Insurance Company office manager, died Saturday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Felzke, Ann Margaret, 84, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Hill, Wanda Louise "Witt," 83, homemaker, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Trinity Baptist Church. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Joseph, George, 89, Canfield & Joseph Inc. owner, died Friday. Service 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Neal, Carolyn Sue, 69, Laura Dester Emergency Children's Shelter food specialist cook, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Terlton Baptist Church, Terlton. Chapman-Black, Cleveland, Okla.
Poyndexter, Thomas Eugene, 69, died Saturday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Riverside, Sand Springs.
Prather, David, 63, airline mechanic, formerly of Tulsa, died April 28 in New Caney, Texas. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Moore's Southlawn.
Presser, Jacklyn Sue, 57, died Friday. Services pending. AdamsCrest Cremation.
Scribner, Naomi, 85, retired assembly line worker, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, West Tulsa Free Will Baptist Church. Heath-Griffith.
Shell, Noweta Mae, 93, homemaker, died Friday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - Pamela Diane (Nickels) Smith, 48, charter motor coach driver, died Monday in Rochester, Minn. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church. Stumpff.
Broken Arrow - Melody Wickett Norman, 53, homemaker, died Saturday in Tulsa. Services pending. Davis, Cushing.
- Richard Wayne Sterrenberg, 85, homebuilder, died Friday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Grace Church. Floral Haven.
Caney, Kan. - Calvin Earl Gulick, 86, Caney Valley High School janitor, died Friday in Coffeyville. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Monday, Potts Funeral Home, and graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sunnyside Cemetery.
Chelsea - Jacqueline Joyce Patteson, 78, died Thursday. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at Stumpff-Nowata Funeral Home, Nowata.
Claremore - Alaizah Cox, infant daughter of Laura and Larry Cox, died Thursday. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Claremore Praise Fellowship. Rice.
Eufaula - Garland G. Corley, 68, construction worker and machinist, died Friday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Stidham Baptist Church.
- Marvena Ginn, 83, homemaker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Church of Christ. Hunn Black & Merritt.
- Janetta Walker, 83, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home; wake service 7:30 p.m. Sunday and service 2 p.m. Monday, both at West Eufaula Indian Baptist Church.
Grove - Madison Mayes, 10, student, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Church of the Shepherd.
Hanna - Wanda Faye Harjo, 73, homemaker, died Friday in Okmulgee. Wake service 7 p.m. Monday and service 1 p.m. Tuesday, both at Weogufkee Indian Baptist Church. Shurden-Jackson, Okmulgee.
Henryetta - Vernon Frank James, 53, electrician, died Friday. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Tuesday and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, both at Shurden Funeral Home. Integrity.
Jay - Randy Thomas, 57, died Thursday in Tulsa. Services pending. Worley-Luginbuel.
Locust Grove - Ella Jane Dawson, 62, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, Exciting Southeast Baptist Church, Pryor. Locust Grove Funeral Home.
Miami, Okla. - Velma F. Roblyer, 84, Miami Public Schools cook, died Friday. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Sunday and service 2 p.m. Monday, both at Paul Thomas Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Robert V. Carter, 90, farmer, died Saturday. Services pending. Ragsdale.
- Jewell Dickerson, 86, inspector, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Immanuel Baptist Church. Lescher-Millsap.
- Charlotte L. Mitchell, 71, retired registered nurse, formerly of Muskogee, died Tuesday in Leesville, La. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Monday, Praise Center Family Church.
- Norma Lee Phillips, 85, bookkeeper, died Saturday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Mary Jane Stevens, 57, died Saturday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
Oilton - Arnetta Palmer, 83, homemaker, died Saturday in Drumright. Services pending. Michael's, Drumright.
Okemah - Lula May Fuller, 84, died Friday in Tulsa. Integrity, Henryetta.
Okmulgee - Bertha M. Syas, 73, Okmulgee public schools substitute teacher, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Eastside Baptist Church. Keith D. Biglow.
Oologah - Vera Lee Adolph, 77, retail cashier, died Friday in Tulsa. Services pending. Reynolds, Collinsville.
Pawnee - Pearle L. (Levisay) Kinnear, 93, beautician, died Friday. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Poteet.
- Patrick T. Pogue, 82, retired publishing company owner, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Christian Church. Poteet.
Peggs - Sydney Nichole Rush, infant daughter of Tiffany Dallis and Dakota Rush, died Friday in Tulsa. Services pending. Green Country, Tahlequah.
Perry - Ellis John Beasley, 86, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Brown Dugger Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church.
Poteau - Burl Damon Andrews, 90, former Swiss Cleaners owner, died Friday in Talihina. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church. Evans & Miller.
Pryor - James "Jay" McFarland, 76, retired from Rae Corporation, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday and service 11 a.m. Tuesday, both at Stephens Funeral Home.
Sand Springs - Doyle Honeycutt, 70, died Saturday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson.
Skiatook - Janice Sue (Dilley) Parker, 73, Army Corps of Engineers gate attendant, died Thursday. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Sperry. Johnson, Sperry.
- Kenneth Ray Stout, 77, retired Osage county road crew, died Friday. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sien-Shelton Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Monday, Immanuel Baptist Church.
Stillwater - Michael Woods, 25, Oklahoma State University student, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Carbondale Church of Christ, Tulsa, and graveside service 3 p.m. Monday, Oak Hill Cemetery, Bristow. Heath-Griffith, Tulsa.
Tahlequah - Dwight Cochran, 83, landlord, died Saturday. Services pending. Green Country.
- Autumn Breeann Covey, infant daughter of Kimberly and Benjamin Covey, died Thursday. Wake service 5 p.m. Sunday-8 a.m. Monday, Hart Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Monday, Philadelphia Bible Center.
Wagoner - Fayrene Watkins, 81, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation 1-5 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Shipman Funeral Home.
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