BY Staff Reports
Saturday, August 11, 2012
8/11/12 at 3:11 AM
Bilby, Gayla, 73, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Reynolds.
Carter, Nancy Jane, 66, died Friday. Private family services. Butler-Stumpff.
Chambers, Evelyn Kathryn, 82, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Coshow, Jewell Grant, 77, city of Tulsa electrician, died Thursday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Davis, Virgil, 88, died Friday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson, Sand Springs.
Esley, Edwin J. "Eddie," 60, parts salesman, died Wednesday. Private family services. Mowery, Owasso.
Grizzle, T.J., 69, credit manager, died Aug. 2. Visitation 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Mowery Funeral Service, Owasso, and service 10 a.m. Monday, Christ United Methodist Church.
Hanna, Frances D., 87, died Friday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Helms, Kelly (Darby), 48, homemaker, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at Kennedy-Midtown Funeral Home.
Hicks, Janet Lenora, 70, retired airline transportation driver, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Serenity Funeral Home..
Hunter, Linda, 68, insurance sales representative, died Friday. Services pending. Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby.
Leech, John A., 58, dental technician, died Thursday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Mohn, Katherine Anne, 80, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Serenity.
Oates, Princie, 89, Miss Jackson's retail buyer, died Friday. Services pending. Jack's.
Speed, Lessie Lorene, 85, retired Tulsa Public Schools teacher, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Stanleys Funeral Service Chapel.
Weatherford, Carl Lee, 83, petroleum engineer, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Asbury United Methodist Church.
Wilton, Robert Molden, 65, business owner, died Friday. Services pending. Serenity.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - James Allen Lytle, 84, retired Phillips Petroleum Co. chemist, died Friday. Services pending. Stumpff.
- John Edward Watters, 76, retired Bartlesville firefighter, died Friday. Services pending. Stumpff.
Beggs - Phyllis Louise Radcliff, 64, homemaker, died Wednesday in Fort Smith, Ark. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Monday and service 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.
Big Cabin - Patty Jean (Boyd) Green, 77, retired legal secretary, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Memorial service 5 p.m. Monday, Mary Spinks residence, Claremore. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith, Claremore.
Bluejacket - Richard Leo McCarty, 61, died Friday. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Sunday, Thomas Funeral Home, Welch, and service 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church.
Broken Arrow - Lloyd August Parker Sr., 75, department store warehouse manager, died Thursday in Tulsa. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, Tulsa. Moore's Rosewood, Tulsa.
- William F. "Bill" Rhodes, 94, Blue Cross Blue Shield salesman, died Thursday. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Christian-Gavlik Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Monday, Broken Arrow Church of Christ.
Claremore - Longhofer, Patricia Ann, 74, Case & Associates property manager, died Friday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Rice Funeral Service Chapel.
Colcord - William "Boo" Childers, 38, mechanic, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Services pending. Worley Luginbuel, Jay.
Deer Creek - Cheryle Jeanne Hiebert-Ferda, 74, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Roberts & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Blackwell, and graveside service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Bayard Cemetery.
Dewey - Anna Bell Estes, 85, died Thursday. Services pending. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Drumright - Helen L. Turner, 83, homemaker, died Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, Highland Cemetery, Oilton. Michael's.
- Roy Lavon Varnell Sr., 64, retired from the state, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Mannford Church of Christ, Mannford. Mark Griffith-Riverside, Sand Springs.
Eufaula - Margie Lee Maxwell, 85, nanny and housekeeper, died Thursday. No services planned. Hunn Black & Merritt.
Hominy - Mary Martha McFarland, 66, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Powell.
Inola - Mary Lou Campbell, 76, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Reynolds, Tulsa.
- Thomas James Cheney, 97, retired truck driver, died Thursday. Private family services. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith, Claremore.
McAlester - Gladys S. (Roberts) Davenport, 80, died Thursday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Bishop Funeral Service, and service 2 p.m. Monday, First Free Will Baptist Church.
Miami - Etta S. Garrett, 92, homemaker, died Friday. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Paul Thomas Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Tom Dale Cummins, 58, mechanic, died Wednesday. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday, New Beginnings Church. Cornerstone.
- Glenda Faye Edwards, 66, home health-care aide, died July 31. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Ragsdale.
- Lois J. Metzer, 84, travel guide, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Foster-Petering.
- Rose Shelor, 83, retired from Southwestern Bell, died Thursday. Service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Foster-Petering.
Okemah - Beatrice Faye Chaffin, 79, minister, died Friday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, Highland Park Cemetery. Shurden, Henryetta.
Okmulgee - Amy Dawn Cooper, 37, cosmetologist, died Friday. Services pending. McClendon-Winters.
Ponca City - Bill J. Hicks, 74, died Thursday in Enid. Services pending. Trout.
- Kenneth L. Stewart, 52, died Friday in Blackwell. Services pending. Trout.
Porum - Richard W. Benne, 62, assembler, died Thursday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso.
Pryor - Earl Troyer, 75, died Friday in Tulsa. Services pending. Stephens.
Salina - Estella Maria Metz, 67, truck driver, died Friday in Pryor. Services pending. Reynolds, Tulsa.
Sand Springs - Stephen Karl Fisher, 71, Otasco accounts manager, died Thursday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood, Tulsa.
- Marvin Allan Ringle, 73, carpenter, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Sand Springs Church of Christ. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Sapulpa - Catherine Bridges, 60, secretary, died Wednesday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, West Main Event Center, Collinsville. Green Hill.
- Deanna Creason, 49, Head Start teacher, died Wednesday. Visitation 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Smith Funeral Home Chapel, and service 10 a.m. Monday, Prattwood Assembly of God, Sand Springs.
- Jack Howard "Jackie" Little, 63, Hale-Halsell food warehouse worker, died Thursday in Tulsa. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, Sapulpa Bible Church. Green Hill.
- Wayne Dean Smith, 78, oil-field foreman, died Friday. Services pending. Green Hill.
Seminole - Larry Gene Bruce, 68, retired sheriff's deputy, died Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Service 10 a.m. Monday, First Assembly of God, Wewoka. Fisher, Holdenville.
Spiro - Marilyn Baxter Seamas, 44, died July 29. Private family services. Mallory-Martin.
Stilwell - William Thomas Harris, 60, mechanic, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel.
Wagoner - Matt Rhodes, 41, Bass Pro Shops employee, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, First Assembly of God. Shipman.
Wister - Dorothy Bea Forrest, 68, Walmart sales associate, died Thursday. No services planned. Grace, Poteau.
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