BY Staff Reports
Friday, November 23, 2012
11/23/12 at 3:06 AM
Bales, Claude, 86, wholesale fireworks salesman, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel. Add'Vantage.
Barnett, Betty Lue, 73, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 1-7 p.m. Friday, Dyer Funeral Home, and service 1 p.m. Saturday, Timothy Baptist Church.
Collins, Howard Franklin, 82, Collins Heating & Air owner, died Tuesday. Private family services. Kennedy-Midtown.
Duren, Guy W. Jr., 90, Cities Service chemical engineer, died Thursday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Moore's Southlawn Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Saturday, Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian.
Ghita, Aurel, 59, retired, died Wednesday. Private family services. Kennedy-Midtown.
Gillam, Donna Faye, 53, homemaker, died Sunday. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday, Chandler Park. Serenity.
Harris, Willard C., 78, elementary school physical education teacher, died Wednesday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Inkster, John F., 81, Tulsa Public Schools teacher, died Tuesday. Memorial service 3 p.m. Monday, St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Jenkins, Doris N., 87, retired Tulsa County worker, died Wednesday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Johnson, Elizabeth M., 95, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Johnson, Surward F., 95, retired oil and gas lab technician, died Wednesday. Visitation 2-7 p.m. Friday, Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Funeral Home, and Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church.
Langford, Elsie, 90, homemaker, died Tuesday. Private family services. Kennedy-Midtown.
Muck, Doris, 65, homemaker, formerly of Haskell, died Nov. 16. Visitation 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dyer Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Monday, Capernaum Baptist Church.
Saltmarsh, Orvetta Christina, 94, homemaker, died Tuesday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Monday, Fellowship Lutheran Church. Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial.
Sherman, Mary Ann, 89, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Woods, Neomia, 82, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - Mary Edith Hadley, 86, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church. Walker-Brown.
Broken Arrow - Mary Carter, 68, First Presbyterian Church secretary, died Thursday. Services pending. Hayhurst.
- Roger M. Huckleby, 64, died Tuesday in Coweta. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Coweta Manor Nursing Home, Coweta. Schaudt's, Glenpool.
- Bryan Keith Shull, 43, writer and artist, died Thursday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa.
Checotah - Thelma Lemley, 94, retired White Stag machine operator, died Nov. 16 in Eufaula. Visitation 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and 8-10 a.m. Saturday, both at Garrett Family Funeral Home; and service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel.
- Virgie Martin, 90, homemaker, died Thursday in Eufaula. Services pending. Garrett Family.
Claremore - William Alvin Bean, 81, retired vehicle maintenance supervisor, died Tuesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, New Life Baptist Church. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith.
- Alice Marie (Riley) Milner, 73, retired social worker, died Tuesday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Saturday, First Christian Church.
Coffeyville, Kan. - Marcella L. Gooding, 95, retired seamstress, died Wednesday. Visitation 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, David W. Barnes Funeral Home, and service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Restlawn Memorial Park.
- Clarence Means, 78, retired from the Air Force, died Wednesday. Visitation 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, David W. Barnes Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lewark Church of God.
Fort Gibson - Fetna Mae Harris, 73, Muskogee Phoenix Newspaper advertising worker, died Thursday. Services pending. Shipman's, Muskogee.
Hominy - Charles Henry Lohah, 78, attorney and retired Osage County district judge and chief justice of the Osage nation, died Thursday. Evening service 7:30 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Hominy Indian Village Osage Chapel. Powell.
Muskogee - Muriel Desmuke, 73, Veterans Administration medical center pension supervisor, died Thursday in Dallas. Services pending. Ragsdale.
- Minnie Youngblood Shine, 63, Taco Mayo employee, died Wednesday. Services pending. Keith D. Biglow.
Oakhurst - Eva June Smith, 93, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood, Tulsa.
Owasso - James Walter "Jim" Rohrer, 64, Once a Pawn a Time Pawn Shop owner, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Grace Baptist Church. Johnson, Sperry.
Pawhuska - Raymond Anthony Wamego Sr., 83, roustabout, died Wednesday. Services pending. Powell, Hominy.
Sand Springs - Harold D. Bryant, 78, retired cook, died Wednesday in Tyler, Texas. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Mobley-Dodson Funeral Home, and graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Memorial Park.
Sperry - Robert Neil Elder, 42, laborer, died Monday. Private family services. Johnson.
Vinita - Betty (Hardin) Vogel, 86, homemaker, died Thursday in Grove. Services pending. Luginbuel.
Death notice policy
The Tulsa World publishes free death notices. Funeral homes may submit death notices from 4 to 10:30 p.m. daily. For information about news obituaries, call 581-8325.
Circle of Life
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If your loved one was a donor, please inform the funeral director if you would like to have the "Circle of Life" logo placed in his or her listing.