BY Staff Reports
Monday, November 19, 2012
11/19/12 at 2:49 AM
Bays, Mary E., 90, retired, died Sunday in Joplin, Mo. Services pending. Moore's Eastlawn.
Beck, Myra J., 92, retired Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University writer and editor, formerly of Tulsa, died Saturday in Weatherford. Visitation 4-5 p.m. Monday, Freeman Harris Funeral Home, and memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church.
Belle, Norma Jean, 87, retired state employee, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Monday, Crown Hill Funeral Home Chapel.
Carter, Della Lucille, 85, Berry Carter Co. chairman, died Sunday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Moore's Rosewood.
Champion, Albert, 66, retired, died Sunday. Services pending. Kennedy-Midtown.
Cheffey, Bertha, 85, Southwestern Bell engineering secretary, died Saturday. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Wednesday and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, both at Southwood Baptist Church; and graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oak Hill Cemetery, Mannford. Mark Griffith-Riverside, Sand Springs.
Clark, Wanda Emily, 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Cunningham, Charlie D., 89, tennis instructor, died Saturday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Freeman Harris Funeral Home Chapel.
Edmonson, Loraine Reische, 84, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Freeman, Ruth G., 86, retired occupational therapist, died Saturday. Services pending. Cremation Society.
Gardner, John A., 90, mechanical engineer, died Nov. 13. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Calvary Cemetery Chapel. Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial.
Hackl, Hilda E., 91, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Morgan, Constance L., 76, retired business owner, died Saturday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Tuesday and Rosary service 7 p.m. Tuesday, both at Fitzgerald Ivy Funeral Home; and Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Wednesday, Church of St. Mary.
Murano, Ralph P. Jr., 62, retired Mike Quinn Dodge Chrysler parts manager, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Moore's Eastlawn Funeral Home Chapel.
Piggott, Forrest L. "Pick" Jr., 68, retired City of Tulsa worker, died Friday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Mowery Funeral Home, Owasso.
Shuffitt, Harold "Sonny," 72, security officer, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at Hayhurst Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.
Snow, Kenneth Lee, 82, roofer, died Saturday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Welk, Carole, 70, Lowrance electronic assembler, died Wednesday. Private family services. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - Stella M. Lomasney, 103, homemaker, died Saturday. Rosary service 7 p.m. Monday, Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel, and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. John Catholic Church.
- Helen Toon, 90, died Saturday. Services pending. Stumpff.
Broken Arrow - Ila "Faye" Combs, 86, homemaker, died Sunday. Service 4 p.m. Tuesday, Fellowship Lutheran Church, Tulsa. Hayhurst.
- Earline Oldham, 83, homemaker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel, Tulsa. Hayhurst.
Checotah - Thelma Lemley, 94, retired White Stag machine operator, died Friday in Eufaula. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday and service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, both at Garrett Family Funeral Home.
Cushing - Martha Landreth-Presley, 102, homemaker, died Friday in Midwest City. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Palmer Marler Funeral Home Chapel.
Dewey - Cheevers Coffey, 88, died Saturday. Prayer service 7 p.m. Tuesday, Comanche Nation Funeral Home, Lawton, and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Deyo Mission Church, Lawton.
Glenpool - Rockie B. Tarrant, 52, brick mason, died Saturday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.
Henryetta - Elizabeth G. "Betty" Hutton, 93, died Sunday in Edmond. Services pending. Integrity.
- Susan Stacy, 51, died Saturday in Tulsa. Services pending. Integrity.
Inola - Dennie Louise (Ingram) Chadwell, 80, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Inola Funeral Home.
Jenks - Helen Lucille Bernhardt, 95, homemaker, died Saturday in Tulsa. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday and service 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, both at Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.
Langley - Jeanette L. "Pee Wee" Smith, 51, former geriatric and child care provider, died Saturday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel, Tulsa.
McAlester - Richard Hope Williams, 76, construction worker, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Bishop Funeral Home Chapel.
Miami, Okla. - Lorene Helen Allen, 98, homemaker, died Sunday in Seminole, Texas. Services pending. Brown-Winters.
Mounds - Helen Schaum, 101, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood, Tulsa.
Muskogee - Patricia Edwards, 59, nurse, died Friday. Services pending. Keith D. Biglow.
- Jack Emerson, 80, civil engineer, died Sunday. Services pending. Garrett Family, Checotah.
- George Niedermayer, 88, retired from Parkview School for the Blind, died Sunday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Randy Smith, 62, retired roofer, died Sunday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
Okmulgee - Easter LeBlanc, 88, Mercy Hospital nurse's aide, died Saturday. Visitation noon-7 p.m. Tuesday and Rosary service 7 p.m. Tuesday, both at Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home; and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Uganda Martyr's Catholic Church.
Park Hill - Cheryl Taylor, 61, nurse's aide, died Saturday. Services pending. Reed-Culver, Tahlequah.
Pawhuska - Cora Jean Jech, 80, homemaker, died Friday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. McCartney's Johnson.
- James L. Schooling, 93, retired from Cities Service, died Sunday. Rosary service 7 p.m. Tuesday, McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, and funeral Mass 2 p.m. Wednesday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Porter - Erma L. Friend, 84, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 3 p.m. Monday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner.
Poteau - Lester Thompson, 83, car salesman, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Apostolic Pentecostal Church. Evans & Miller.
Sand Springs - Jacob "Jake" Blackwell, 62, died Nov. 16. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Mobley-Dodson Funeral Home, and graveside service 1 p.m. Friday, Woodland Memorial Park.
- Brad Fisher, 34, machinist, died Saturday. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson.
Sapulpa - Cleda Hawkins, 75, homemaker, died Saturday in Tulsa. Services pending. Smith.
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