BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
12/26/12 at 3:40 AM
Chambers, Donnie, 61, plumbing contractor, died Dec. 21. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Church on the Move 180 Building. Reynolds.
Davis, Lillie, 89, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending. Johnson, Sperry.
Nance, Yvonne, 85, retired from Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association, died Thursday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church. Freeman Harris.
Nelson, Jerry Roger, 87, retired Department of the Interior accountant, died Sunday. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass 11 a.m. Friday, both at Christ the King Catholic Church; and graveside service 3 p.m. Friday, Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee. Fitzgerald Ivy.
Seelye, Marvel Ardell Brauer, 79, insurance agent, died Saturday. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, John Knox Presbyterian Church. Moore's Southlawn.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Adair - Frank E. Davis, 96, died Tuesday in Salina. Services pending. Stephens, Pryor.
Arkoma - Wendal J. Hull, 80, business teacher, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro.
Checotah - Herbert Smith, 84, retired from Frame Lumber Co., died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Garrett Family Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Thursday, First Free Will Baptist Church.
Coffeyville, Kan. - Doris M. Vesey, 84, retired from Acme Foundry, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, First Southern Baptist Church. Barnes.
Coweta - Cecelia Kay Freeland, 58, retired Banta Publications customer service worker, died Saturday. Services pending. Wright-Brown.
- Mary A. Welch, 60, Mary Jane's Flowers owner, died Tuesday. Services pending. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow.
Deer Creek - Amos Smith Jr., 85, died Dec. 22. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, Roberts & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Blackwell.
Dustin - Judy Duckett, 56, died Saturday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Dustin Cemetery, Dustin. Fisher, Holdenville.
Henryetta - Charles E. Summers, 72, died Tuesday. Services pending. Integrity.
Holdenville - Mavin Anne Chupco, 72, died Sunday in Oklahoma City. Graveside service 4 p.m. Friday, Holdenville Cemetery. Fisher.
- Leo Ringgold, 82, died Monday in Muskogee. Service 10 a.m. Friday, First Assembly of God. Fisher.
Hominy - Clifford William Hayes Jr., 63, dump truck driver, died Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Calvary Worship Center. Powell.
Inola - Walter "Walt" Baker, biblical counselor and business owner, 67, died Saturday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, Rice Funeral Home, Claremore, and service 2 p.m. Thursday, Word Fellowship Church, Chouteau.
Jenks - Carol Andrea Bradford, 54, artist, died Monday. Services pending. Serenity, Tulsa.
Owasso - Mike Groeneveld, 42, painter, died Saturday. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Central Baptist Church. Mowery.
- Merl Kenneth McNeil, 87, former Otasco store owner, died Saturday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Mowery Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church.
- Sheldon H. Swengle, 95, Olmsted Air Force Base maintenance chief, died Sunday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Mowery Funeral Home. No local services planned.
Perkins - Juanita Holsinger, 91, retired elementary school teacher, died Sunday in Oklahoma City. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Stillwater. Strode, Stillwater.
Salina - Annie Proctor, 88, died Tuesday. Services pending. Stephens, Pryor.
Sapulpa - Glenna Mae (McNeely) Estep, 61, real estate assistant, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday and service 10 a.m. Friday, both at Smith Funeral Home.
- Betty Jo Fears, 93, retired legal assistant, died Saturday in Tulsa. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church. Smith.
Skiatook - Mary Lue (Hickman) Tibbitts-Reed, 75, retired teacher, died Monday. Services pending. Johnson, Sperry.
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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