BY Staff Reports
Thursday, December 06, 2012
12/06/12 at 2:33 AM
Alvarado, Carlos, 75, construction worker, died Monday. No local services planned. Kennedy-Midtown.
Batten, Leora Velma, 93, accountant, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Christ United Methodist Church. Stanleys.
Biree, Hershel H., 78, painter, died Sunday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church. Dyer.
Bradshaw, Pansy Sue, 77, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending. Freeman Harris.
Colberg, Mildred L., 91, homemaker, died Monday in Wagoner. Services pending. Heath-Griffith.
Curtis, Suzanne (Jennings), 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Private family services. Cremation Society.
Gilbert, Amy Lynn (Sander), 41, psychology director, died Saturday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Bixby Church of Christ. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Harrison, Raymond W. "Ray," 71, construction contractor, died Monday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Osage Oaks Church of God, Sperry. Johnson, Sperry.
Jacobson, Jack Raymond, 84, retired salesman, died Tuesday. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday, Moore's Memory Funeral Home, and private family services.
Jones, Vera "Jean," 75, office manager, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Redeemer Covenant Church. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Morton, Edward Louis, 55, retired from American Airlines, died Sunday. Services pending. Reynolds Rose Hill.
Stidman, Bobby, 55, laborer, died Wednesday. Services pending. Kennedy-Midtown.
Taylor, Joan Helen, 92, retired legal secretary, died Monday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday, Calvary Cemetery Chapel. Fitzgerald Ivy.
Wright, Lewis, 89, Tulsa Public Schools guard, died Sunday. Visitation 3-6 p.m. Thursday and wake service 6:30 p.m. Thursday, both at First Baptist Church North Tulsa; and service 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church North Tulsa. Crown Hill.
Younger, Patsy R., 60, waitress, died Monday. Visitation 1-7 p.m. Friday, Dyer Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Saturday, Boynton Community Center, Boynton.
Yowell, Patsy, 63, homemaker, died Tuesday. Private family services. Kennedy-Midtown.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Afton - Kathryn J. Millard, 49, retired dog groomer, died Friday. Services pending. Serenity, Tulsa.
Allen - Robbie Lynn Kelley, 52, died Monday in Oklahoma City. Services pending. Fisher, Holdenville.
Barnsdall - Basil Fredrick Linn, 73, died Tuesday. Services pending. Stumpff, Bartlesville.
Bartlesville - Melvin Lee Cook Sr., 52, construction worker, died Sunday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Fairview Cemetery, Talala. Walker-Brown.
- William Joseph Dickerson, 85, retired bank officer, died Tuesday. Rosary service 7 p.m. Thursday, Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel; funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday, St. James Catholic Church; and graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday, Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Kan.
- Ruby Belle Harris, 91, died Wednesday. Services pending. Walker-Brown.
Bernice - Jimmy D. Hill, 57, trucking company owner, died Nov. 27 in Wyandotte. Celebration of life service 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Cleora. Paul Thomas, Miami, Okla.
Bristow - Reta Mae Hunt- singer, 82, retired Southwestern Bell telephone operator, died Monday in Sapulpa. Service 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Hutchins-Maples.
Broken Arrow - D. Carolyn Bumpus, 81, Stanley Home Products sales worker, died Wednesday. Services pending. Hayhurst.
- Jerry "Mike" Hight, 55, retired insurance salesman, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Walnut Grove Church. Reynolds Rose Hill, Tulsa.
- Lenora J. Jestice, 71, homemaker, died Tuesday. Visitation 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Kennedy-Kennard Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Monday, Broken Arrow First Baptist Church.
- Judy Kay Misek, 69, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Hayhurst Funeral Home, and memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church.
- Helen Ruby Repschlaeger, 88, homemaker, died Monday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, Dick Duck Cemetery, Catoosa. Hayhurst.
- Richard P. Toal, 87, Met Life Insurance underwriter, died Tuesday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel.
- Tom Zumalt, 67, retired insurance claims manager, died Wednesday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, and service 1 p.m. Friday, Skelly Drive Baptist Church, Tulsa.
Buffalo Valley - Arthur Lee "A.L." Wilmoth Jr., 90, died Sunday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Choctaw Veterans Cemetery, Tuskahoma. Clayton Funeral Home, Clayton.
Castle - Archie Madkins, 88, laborer, formerly of Tulsa, died Monday. Visitation 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Dyer Funeral Home, Tulsa, and service 11 a.m. Friday, Full Gospel Baptist Church, Boley.
Claremore - Iris Darlene Cox, 87, homemaker, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Heights Baptist Church. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Coffeyville, Kan. - Ada Viola Avery, 85, homemaker, died Monday in Tulsa, Okla. Celebration of life service 2 p.m. Friday, Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Home Chapel.
Cushing - Mary Lou Slade, 90, retired city of Cushing librarian, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church. Davis.
Haskell - Jessie "Van" Parker, 70, production foreman, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Wewoka.
Henryetta - Harold R. Piatt, 81, retired teacher, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Dewar First Baptist Church, Dewar. Integrity.
Holdenville - Margaret A. Marazoff, 50, died Sunday. Private family services. Fisher.
Hoyt - Herman "Judge" Shaw, 85, retired painter and farmer, died Wednesday in Stigler. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Briartown Free Will Baptist Church, Briartown. Mallory-Martin, Stigler.
Hulbert - James Timothy "Tim" Chance, 45, truck driver, died Dec. 3. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah.
Kansas - Jewel Rogers, 92, died Wednesday. Services pending. Key, Locust Grove.
Mannford - Robert D. "Bob" Wilkie, 64, construction worker, died Tuesday. Visitation 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Mannford Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Friday, Wilkie residence.
Miami, Okla. - Earl Stevens van Uden, 94, building inspector, died Tuesday in Joplin, Mo. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Friday, Paul Thomas Funeral Home, and graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Turkey Ford Cemetery, Turkey Ford.
Muskogee - Hazel Pondexter, 79, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
Oktaha - Robert "Bob" Hill, 91, rancher, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Oktaha United Methodist Church. Foster-Petering, Muskogee.
Owasso - Michael D. "Mike" Coday Sr., 66, retired educator, died Tuesday. Services pending. Mowery.
- Harold "Max" Manning, 80, machinist, died Tuesday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Mowery Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Friday, Owasso Church of Christ.
Pawhuska - Andrew Michael Valencia, 27, oil field hand, died Monday. Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday, McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home Chapel.
Ponca City - Mary L. Wright, 89, died Wednesday. Services pending. Trout.
Ramona - Phyllis Jean (Smith) Parks, 65, homemaker, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Sperry.
Sand Springs - Ben Hansen, 94, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died Monday. Visitation 1-7 p.m. Thursday, Add'Vantage Funeral Home, Tulsa, and graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson.
Sapulpa - Joanna Morr Vancil, 86, died Dec. 1. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Smith Funeral Home Chapel.
Tahlequah - Fern Dyer, 80, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church. Reed-Culver.
- Emily Kathryn "Kathy" (Jones) Stanwick, 74, homemaker, died Tuesday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Boudinot Cemetery, Welling. Green Country.
- Pearl Lucille Vogel, 94, homemaker, died Sunday in Sapulpa. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Greenleaf Cemetery. Hart.
Talala - Carol Jean (Farmer) Murphy, 64, homemaker, died Wednesday in Owasso. Services pending. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith, Claremore.
Terlton - Richard Cloyd, 70, Midwest Roofing roofer, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Services pending. Mobley-Dodson, Sand Springs.
Vian - Leslie Bell, 48, cashier, died Nov. 25 in Sallisaw. No services planned. Heath-Griffith, Tulsa.
Vinita - Mark Dixon, 55, O'Reilly's Auto Parts sales clerk, died Nov. 27. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday, New Home Cemetery, Peggs. Key, Pryor.
Wagoner - Margarete Hamrlik, 96, accountant, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel.
Westville - Richard Tillery, 62, manager, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts & Hart Funeral Home Chapel.
Wilburton - Demma (Johnson) Beasley, 97, homemaker, died Tuesday in Enid. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Jones-Harkins Funeral Home Chapel.
Wynona - Eddyth Rogers, 87, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending. Powell, Hominy.
Death notice policy
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