BY Staff Reports
Saturday, November 17, 2012
11/17/12 at 2:45 AM
Bradt, Margaret, 91, died Wednesday. Services pending. Reynolds Rose Hill.
Bridges, Jeanne, 86, bookkeeper, died Thursday. Services pending. Reynolds Rose Hill.
Champney, Holly Lorraine, 47, IT troubleshooter, died Thursday. Services pending. Serenity.
Cheever, Henry Neal, 95, Sun Oil Company pipefitter, died Friday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Garcia, Cito, 70, retired cement finisher, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Kennedy-Midtown.
Lahmeyer, Luella Ann, 86, self-employed, died Friday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Lankford, Blanche H., 87, banker, died Friday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Reather, Howard William, 92, retired minister, died Wednesday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Monday, First Christian Church. Moore's Southlawn.
Treat, Coy Dale, 85, certified public accountant, died Friday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - Charles Alan Bailey, 54, retired, died Wednesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Seventh-day Adventist Church.
- Justin Blaine Kemerling, 27, Buffalo Wild Wings cook, died Tuesday. Service 4 p.m. Sunday, Mowery Funeral Home Chapel, Owasso.
- M. Lockwood "Pete" Porter, 99, retired Phillips Petroleum Company chemical engineer, died Thursday. Services pending. Stumpff.
Big Cabin - Vivian Kaye (Duke) Black, 68, Home of Hope CMA residential caretaker, died Friday. Services pending. Luginbuel, Vinita.
Broken Arrow - Amy Woods Conduff, 98, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Hayhurst.
- Jerry Dale Steeley, 72, Cooper Manufacturing welder, died Thursday. Visitation 2-9 p.m. Sunday and service 1 p.m. Monday, both at Hayhurst Funeral Home Chapel.
Catoosa - Nadine Sunday Carter, 78, homemaker, died Thursday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, Timber Ridge Cemetery.
Checotah - Thelma Lemley, 94, retired White Stag machine operator and homemaker, died Friday in Eufaula. Services pending. Garrett.
Claremore - Dessie Brewer, 71, died Friday. Services pending. Rice.
- Lena L. Fields, 93, homemaker, died Friday in Tulsa. Services pending. Ellis, Grove.
- Kimberley Audrey Thacker, 29, homemaker, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rice Funeral Home Chapel.
Cushing - Melvin R. Morris Sr., 80, lawn care business owner, died Thursday in Drumright. Services pending. Davis.
- Kenneth Jay Taylor, 62, HVAC technician, died Monday in Stillwater. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Big Creek Church of the Brethren. Palmer Marler.
Dewey - Madeline Faye (Livingston) Inman, 75, died Friday. Services pending. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Drumright - Betty Lee (Carpenter) Wroten, 82, cook and business owner, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Michael's Funeral Home Chapel.
Gentry, Ark. - Melva Alyne Cobb, 89, business office worker, died Wednesday in Springdale. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs.
Hectorville - Mary Louise Lee, 95, hospital nurse's aide, died Thursday in Mounds. Visitation 2-6 p.m. Sunday, McClendon-Winters, Beggs, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Assembly of God, Beggs.
Langley - James King "Jim" Rutherford, 82, minister, died Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church. Stephens, Pryor.
McAlester - Richard H. Williams, 76, died Friday. Services pending. Bishop.
Miami, Okla. - Ruby Imogene Parnell, 82, died Thursday in Quapaw. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Sunday and service 2 p.m. Monday, both at Paul Thomas Funeral Home.
- Verona Lee Trease, 82, retired Glen Berry Garment Manufacturing Co. and Outdoor Cap worker, died Wednesday in Quapaw. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Sunday and service 10:30 a.m. Monday, both at Paul Thomas Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Joann Geneva Brooks, 58, homemaker, died Sunday. No services planned. Shipman's.
- Wayne Irving Cote, 67, retired Quality Assurance director, died Friday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Billie Jean Foster, 74, died Friday in Wewoka. Services pending. Cornerstone.
Okmulgee - James Edward Parker, 68, Okmulgee city employee, died Friday. Services pending. Keith D. Biglow.
Owasso - Larry Dean Battiest, 59, groundskeeper, died Sunday. Services pending. Reynolds Rose Hill, Tulsa.
Porter - Erma L. Friend, 84, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 3 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home, Wagoner.
Poteau - Ernest Marshall Sinclair Sr., 61, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Evans & Miller Funeral Home Chapel.
- Margaret Ellen Stone, 69, dental assistant, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Monday, First Free Will Baptist Church. Evans & Miller.
Sallisaw - Clara Boyd Melton, 91, Ben Franklin sales clerk, died Thursday. No services planned. Agent.
- Roy Edwin Morrow, 72, Army Corps of Engineers power plant operator, died Wednesday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, and graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
- Mary (Mae Belle) Rogers, 79, Mae Belle Beauty Shop owner, died Wednesday. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Smith Funeral Home Chapel.
Sand Springs - Jacob Blackwell, 61, died Friday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson.
- Cecil L. DeCocq, 86, retired W.C. Norris Company machine maintenance worker, died Friday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson.
- Mary June (Autrey) Nash, 78, Tulsa International Airport security supervisor, died Friday. Services pending. Serenity, Tulsa.
Sapulpa - June Blodgett, 57, office manager, died Thursday. Services pending. Green Hill.
Seminole - Mandi Middleton, 21, ranch hand, died Thursday. Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel.
Shidler - John Francis Murphy, 86, rancher, died Thursday. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday, McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home, Pawhuska, and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Pawhuska.
Skiatook - Robert Thomas Gaddy, 84, retired Air National Guard and Southwestern Bell telephone installer, died Thursday. Services pending. Sien-Shelton.
Spiro - Billy Don Harper, 57, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church.
- Loretta "Rita" Shaw, 62, Whirlpool employee, died Sunday. Service noon Saturday, Harvest Hill Assembly of God. Mallory-Martin.
Stillwater - Michael Shane Smith, 38, business owner, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Boulevard Christian Church. Foster-Petering.
Vinita - Audie Ray Martin, 53, cook, died Thursday in Tulsa. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday and service 2 p.m. Monday, both at Burckhalter Funeral Home.
Wetumka - Gary D. Goodwin, 66, died Thursday in Shawnee. Private family services. Williamson-Spradlin.
Yale - William Robert "Robby" Taylor, 48, boilermaker, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Church of Christ. Palmer Marler.
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