BY Staff Reports
Saturday, November 10, 2012
11/10/12 at 2:59 AM
Beyersdorf, Floyd Fred, 70, died Friday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Currie, Elsie Marie, 101, New York Telephone Co. administrative assistant, died Wednesday. Rosary 7 p.m. Monday and funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday, both at St. Mary Catholic Church. Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial.
Davis, Shawn Josie, 40, waitress, died Thursday in Broken Arrow. Private family services. Cremation Society.
DeGarmo, Thomas Wayne, 64, cabinet maker, died Thursday. Services pending. Heath-Griffith.A
Devore, Jason, 39, chemical engineer, died Friday. Services pending. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow.
Dobson, Lois, 82, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Riverside, Sand Springs.
Dresser, Robert M., 90, oil and gas accountant, died Friday. Private family services. Moore's Southlawn.
Edmonds, Ross Vernon, 24, dog trainer, died Thursday. Services pending. Add'Vantage. A
Franklin, Doris Mary Carol, 79, sales associate, died Monday. Memorial service 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church. Stanleys.
Gaffney, Flara Jeanne, 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial.
Gonzalez, Francisco Javier, 60, musician, died Friday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Grubb, Margaret Alice, 92, homemaker, died Friday in Dallas. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Holland, JP "Pete," 84, retired Geophysical Research Corp. machinist, died Friday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson, Sand Springs.
Hopkins, Sue A., 67, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Jones, Geraldine, 92, homemaker, died Nov. 3. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church. Ninde Brookside.
Kalka, Shelly Dawn, 46, legal assistant, died Thursday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Church at Battle Creek, Broken Arrow. Kennedy-Kennard, Broken Arrow.
Kelley-O'Connor, Suzanne Marie, 52, formerly of Tulsa, died Wednesday. Services pending. Whinery-Huddleston, Lawton.
Kern, Barbara Ann, 76, computer systems analyst, died Friday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Kite, Hilda Virginia Atkinson, 95, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Phelps, James W., 66, died Friday. Services pending. Cremation Society.
Simpson, Peggy J., 69, security guard, died Friday in Broken Arrow. Services pending. Cremation Society.
Skirball, Franc, 85, TV and radio communication analyst, died Thursday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday, Temple Israel. Add'Vantage.
Sparks, Thelma, 78, retired Tulsa Public Schools cafeteria worker, died Wednesday. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow. Moore's Eastlawn.
VanBibber, Donald Lee, 72, retired CNC machinist, died Wednesday. Services pending. Butler-Stumpff.
White, Robert Stanley, 79, pathologist, died Tuesday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Monday, Christ the King Catholic Church. Fitzgerald Ivy.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Adair - Dorothy Lee (Jones) Durbin, 82, Hotsy's Cafe owner, died Thursday. Rosary 6 p.m. Monday, Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel,Vinita, and funeral Mass 2 p.m. Tuesday, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Vinita.
Alderson - Inez (Burks) Douglas, 86, retired retail store manager, died Thursday in McAlester. Visitation 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Bishop Funeral Home, McAlester, and service 2 p.m. Monday, North Town Church of Christ, McAlester.
Bartlesville - Lyle Anfred Abrahamson, 80, died Thursday. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Monday, Stumpff Funeral Home.
Broken Arrow - Karen L. Draper, 62, Graebel moving coordinator, died Thursday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, Faith Baptist Church. Floral Haven.
Claremore - Jane Elizabeth (Cole) McFarland, 92, retired beautician, died Thursday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Home, and service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Starr Church Of Christ.
Cushing - Cleo L. Myers, 89, hotel and restaurant owner, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Palmer Marler Funeral Home Chapel.
Eufaula - Rhonda "Kay" Turner, 52, licensed practical nurse, died Friday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home, and service 1 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church.
Glencoe - Bobby Leroy "Bob" Beavers, 80, truck driver, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church. Poteet, Pawnee.
Grove - Gregory Scott, age unavailable, died Friday. Services pending. Grand Lake Funeral Home.
Heavener - Joe Edwin Bottoms, 75, retired barber and rancher, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Loving Baptist Church. Dowden.
Hulbert - James Leo Stinnett, 85, farmer and rancher, died Thursday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah, and graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Tahlequah.
Jay - Edwin J. Knudsen, 84, retired engineer, died Thursday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Moss Ridge Cemetery. Grand Lake Funeral Home.
Kellyville - Denese Diane Nation, 59, Ford Glass Plant worker, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church, Sapulpa. Smith, Sapulpa.
Muskogee - Agnes Bunch, 86, died Thursday. Services pending. Reed-Culver, Tahlequah.
- Edith Dill, 76, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service noon Tuesday, Elm Grove Assembly of God. Foster-Petering.
- Devin Ray Moore, 45, welder, died Friday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Terry Sadler, 64, retired from Southwestern Bell, died Thursday. Services pending. Bradley.
- Tress "Marie" (Beckley) (Dykes) Story, 88, retired educator, died Wednesday. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson. Foster-Petering.
Oilton - Dortha Z. (Carroll) Carpenter, 91, retired Drumright Hospital housekeeper, died Thursday in Drumright. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Davis Funeral Home Chapel, Cushing.
Park Hill - Paulette Sue Wilson, 70, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Hart Funeral Home, Tahlequah, and graveside service 2 p.m. Monday, Cookson-Proctor Cemetery, Cookson.
Ponca City - James Duvall "Jim" Reedy, 81, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Trout Funeral Home.
Pryor - Bobby Gene Arnold, 59, truck driver, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Spavinaw Hills House of Worship, Spavinaw. Grand Lake Funeral Home, Langley.
Sand Springs - Thomas "Tommy" Smith, 54, died Friday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Riverside.
Sapulpa - Theodore "T-Bone" Barnes, 81, died Friday. Services pending. Green Hill.
- Walter Charles Bell, 86, retired National Tank Co. welder, died Thursday. Services pending. Dillon & Smith, Sand Springs.
- Donna Jean Lloyd, 74, retired AT&T engineering assistant, died Thursday. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday, both at McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Beggs.
Tahlequah - Marie Kyle, 75, homemaker, died Nov. 2 in Tulsa. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Elm Cemetery, Leach. Reed-Culver.
Vinita - Johnnie Michael Newlan, 67, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Wagoner - Johnny Earl Anderson, 64, welder, died Wednesday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson. Hersman-Nichols.
- Melvina Current, 52, registered nurse, died Friday. Services pending. Shipman.
- George Henry Mell, 93, construction worker, formerly of Wagoner, died Tuesday in Ottawa, Kan. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pioneer Memorial Cemetery. Shipman.
Warner - James "J.D." Maher, 77, retired Veterans Affairs consolidated laundry manager, died Thursday in Muskogee. Services pending. Garrett, Checotah.
Wetumka - Pauline Osborn, 88, died Wednesday in Holdenville. Service 2 p.m. Nov. 17, First Christian Church. Williamson-Spradlin.
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