BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
10/10/12 at 2:29 AM
Benjamin, Teresa Ann, 53, administrative assistant, died Saturday. Services pending. Serenity.
Branson, Dorothy Lynn, 80, homemaker, died Saturday. Visitation 1-6 p.m. Thursday and rosary 6 p.m. Thursday, both at Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home; and funeral Mass noon Friday, St. Pius X Catholic Church.
Clark, Bonnie Lorraine, 83, retired bank worker, died Sunday. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Moore's Memory Funeral Home Chapel.
Conner, Rollo Dwayne, 74, retired Methodist minister, died Tuesday. Services pending. Cremation Society.
Copeland, Arnold Richard, 68, tractor service owner, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Mark Griffith-Westwood Funeral Home Chapel.
Crittenden, Fred C. "Freddie," 67, high-line construction worker, died Monday. Services pending. Reynolds Rose Hill.
Dolph, Ronald Wayne "Ronnie," 55, taxi driver, died Thursday. Private family services. Serenity.
DoRemus, Bruce E., 87, retired Tulsa Public Schools teacher, died Saturday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, Aldersgate Methodist Church. Moore's Memory.
Francis, Michael G., 45, insurance analyst, died Monday. Service 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Freeman, Thomas, 70, warehouse foreman, died Sunday. No local services planned. Kennedy-Midtown.
Gamster, Jerry Lane, 73, retired, died Friday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Enid. Henninger-Hinson, Enid.
Gray, Marian H., 91, homemaker, died Friday. Service 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Freeman Harris Funeral Home Chapel.
Houx, Leonard, 89, podiatrist, died Monday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Isaacs, Leeann Kay (Johnson), 73, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Serenity.
Kay, Robert IV, 63, brick mason, died Monday. Private family services. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Long, John Wayne Jr., 43, Walmart cashier, died Monday. Services pending. Serenity.
McCool, Owen Robert, 29, welder, died Thursday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Coweta. Add'Vantage.
McKennon, Joyce H., 90, writer, died Saturday. Private family services. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Millspaugh, Robert Clarkson III, 59, oil and gas executive, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Pierce, Mary Agnes, 72, died Thursday. Rosary 8 p.m. Friday, Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home, Guymon, and funeral Mass 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Guymon.
Sander, Kimberely K. (Brummer), 50, grocery store cashier, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, Holy Family Cathedral. Serenity.
Yocum, Patty Lou, 79, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - America F. Hernandez, 73, died Monday. Memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Stumpff.
Bowring - Duel J. Sears, 83, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Neekamp-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Bartlesville, and graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Dewey City Cemetery, Dewey. Arnold Moore & Neekamp, Bartlesville.
Broken Arrow - Renee Leatha Alexander, 57, homemaker, died Sunday. Private family services. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
- Bryan Sensintaffar, 44, self-employed computer worker, died Monday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa.
Catoosa - Ann C. Madole, 62, homemaker, died Friday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
- Alice Oneita Webb, 87, bank teller, died Thursday. Private family services. Kennedy-Kennard, Broken Arrow.
Checotah - Kenneth "Waldo" Robertson, 87, retired McIntosh County District 1 commissioner, died Monday in Muskogee. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and memorial service 1 p.m. Thursday, both at Garrett Family Funeral Home.
Claremore - Francis Algen (Turner) Dudley, 96, homemaker, died Oct. 6 in Owasso. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday and service 11 a.m. Saturday, both at Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Home.
- James Rollins "Sandy" Holland, 84, retired American Airlines crew chief, died Monday. Visitation 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church.
- Leon Otis Kackley, 75, retired auto dealer, died Oct. 5. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Home Chapel.
Coffeyville, Kan. - Darell Dean Aderton, 72, retired courthouse security worker, died Thursday. Services pending. Ford-Wulf Bruns.
Collinsville - Barbara Naef Burgess, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Cushing - Douglas R. Zahniser, 52, died Monday. Private family services. Kennedy-Midtown, Tulsa.
Dewey - Dorothy M. Wendt, 86, died Sunday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Monday, Restlawn Memorial Park, Coffeyville, Kan. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Eufaula - Shirley May Combs, 78, procurement officer, died Oct. 6. Memorial service noon Saturday, Longtown Community Center, Longtown. Hunn Black & Merritt.
- Leatrice "Maxine" Palmer, 86, homemaker, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Hunn Black & Merritt.
Grove - Claude Edward Robinson, 85, Robinson Sign Co. owner, died Monday. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami, Okla., and service 1 p.m. Thursday, First Christian Church, Miami.
Hominy - Moses Albert Jones, 76, retired from the city of Hominy, died Tuesday in Cleveland, Okla. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, A.J. Powell Cemetery Pavilion. Powell.
Inola - Deborah Ann (Anderson) Meeker, 62, nurse, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Inola Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Thursday, Inola United Methodist Church.
Jenks - Louella Faye Youngblood, 88, hostess, died Oct. 3. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Green Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Sapulpa.
Locust Grove - Charles G. "Gary" James, 69, retired from Mayes County Sheriff's Office, died Tuesday in Claremore. Services pending. Stephens, Pryor.
Monkey Island - Wayne Dean De Mier, 73, Phillips Petroleum Co. internal auditor, died Oct. 6. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Brown-Winters Funeral Home, Miami, Okla., and service 11 a.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, Miami.
Newkirk - Dortha B. Clay, 86, retired secretary, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Miller-Stahl Funeral Home Chapel.
Okemah - Jay Wattles, 57, Corrections Corporation of America employee, died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Pentecostal Holiness Church. Parks Brothers.
Okmulgee - John Scott Garis, 55, construction worker, died Oct. 3 in Temple City, Calif. No local services planned. McClendon-Winters.
- Lela Dee McCauley, age unavailable, teacher, died Sunday in Tulsa. No services planned. Shurden-Jackson.
- James L. McElroy, 83, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, Okmulgee Cemetery. Shurden-Jackson.
Owasso - Shirley Jean Evans, 72, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Mowery Funeral Home. No services planned.
Pawnee - Robert Errol Robinson, 63, farmer, died Friday in Stillwater. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Perry. Poteet.
Perkins - Lorinda Lea Oliver, 51, homemaker, died Saturday in Oklahoma City. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Davis Funeral Home Chapel, Cushing.
Ponca City - Bessie Lofton, 92, died Monday in Winfield, Kan. Services pending. Trout.
- Espedita (Fierro) Ramirez, 86, homemaker, died Tuesday in Blackwell. Rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday, Grace Funeral Home Chapel, and funeral Mass 1 p.m. Thursday, St. Mary's Catholic Church.
- Donald L. Sawyer, 22, auto detail worker, died Friday in Oklahoma City. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Ponca Indian Baptist Church. Grace.
Poteau - Elizabeth Ewalt, 46, died Sept. 2. No services planned.
Ramona - Pamela P. Hunter, 51, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Friends Church. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Salina - Billy Joe Ingle, 69, truck driver, died Monday in Pryor. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Stephens Funeral Home, Pryor, and service 2 p.m. Friday, Blue Springs Church.
Sand Springs - Warren Glenn Hutton, 71, auto dealership owner, died Monday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Riverside.
Sapulpa - William Lewis Dart, 71, Texaco senior operations supervisor, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and service 2 p.m. Thursday, both at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, Harrison, Ark.
- Constance Joyce Vinyard, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Cremation Society, Tulsa.
Skiatook - Georgia Lea Park, 76, First National Bank of Turley vice president, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Sien-Shelton Funeral Home Chapel.
South Coffeyville - Larry Clark, 69, former muffler shop owner, died Tuesday. Services pending. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Spavinaw - Rick Duniphin, 58, self-employed bulldozer operator, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Blue Springs Church, Salina. Shipman's, Pryor.
Sperry - Jennie Louise (Cossey) Hightower, 52, minister, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Sperry Public Schools. Serenity, Tulsa.
Stillwater - Leon Parker "Pete" Davis Jr., 66, geologist, died Sunday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church. McClendon-Winters, Okmulgee.
Tahlequah - Nancy Wendt-Deel, 70, landscape worker, died Monday. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, and graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Sentinel Cemetery, Sentinel.
- Richard Colson Mankiller, 61, Xerox Corp. technician, formerly of Tahlequah, died Sunday in Yukon. Wake 6 p.m. Wednesday, Irene Mankiller residence, Stilwell, and service 1 p.m. Thursday, Echota Baptist Church, Stilwell. Reed-Culver.
- Maggie Young, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Reed-Culver.
Talala - Johnnie Lee Hobbs, 74, ironworker, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, Oologah. Mowery, Owasso.
Talihina - Everett Warren Sherman, 91, gas station owner, died Monday. Graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Norman. Hart, Tahlequah.
Vian - Tuxa Tilton Ballard, 54, general laborer, died Friday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Vian Creek Baptist Church. Agent, Sallisaw.
Wagoner - Richard C. Harvey, 56, died Monday. Services pending. Mallett.
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