BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
1/01/13 at 2:42 AM
Arellano, Manuel, 33, bricklayer, died Sunday. Funeral Mass noon Wednesday, St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church. Serenity.
Arnold, Jimmie Dale, 69, died Friday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Osage Gardens Cemetery, Skiatook. Roller-Chenal, Little Rock, Ark.
Barnhardt, Larry N., 62, plumber, died Friday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Brady, Delbert, 76, died Monday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
Carnes, Dennis G., 59, pipefitter, died Dec. 20 in Jennings. Services pending. Freeman Harris.
Casey, Pauline Louise (Steed), 62, retired social services director, died Saturday. Services pending. Serenity.
Caughey, William "Bill," 65, died Dec. 10. No local services planned. Cremation Society of Oklahoma.
Conley, Steven Earl, 63, St. Francis Hospital security guard, died Thursday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Ninde Brookside Funeral Home Chapel.
Connor, Steven Dale, 50, Summit Financial account executive, died Monday. Graveside service noon Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson. Cremation Society of Oklahoma.
Dillavou, Jerry L., 76, Burlington Northern Railroad engineer, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Eastlawn.
Fore, Margaretta Christine (Palovik), 87, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending. Serenity.
Giddens, Francis E. "Winnie," 78, Apache Machine Co. Inc. bookkeeper, died Sunday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Glory, Linda Kay (Dodson), 62, retired social club management, died Saturday. Memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roselawn Missionary Baptist Church. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith, Claremore.
Goetz, Thomas Harrison, 67, retired from St. Francis Hospital, died Saturday. Private family services. Moore's Eastlawn.
Hall, Dorothy Jean, 72, homemaker, died Monday in Muskogee. Services pending. Jack's.
McElwaine, Dr. Laurence P., 92, retired dentist, died Sunday. Visitation 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fitzgerald Ivy Funeral Home, and funeral Mass 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Holy Family Cathedral.
McMillen, Jo, 88, architectural designer, died Friday. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Ninde Brookside.
Pace, Jeanie Christine (Richards), 57, legal secretary, died Monday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Garnett Baptist Church. Serenity.
Palmer, Helen (McGuire), 103, retired school teacher, died Dec. 27. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, Stanleys Funeral Home Chapel.
Puma, Angelo, 84, home builder, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer service 7 p.m. Wednesday, both at Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Funeral Home, and Mass of Christian burial 1 p.m. Thursday, St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church.
Reed, Diana L., 58, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Rogers, Louis Everett, 68, retired Prescor Inc. steel burner, died Monday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Sims, David Scott, 53, Public Relations International Ltd. president, died Saturday. Private family service. Add'Vantage.
Smith, Jane (Proctor), 95, died Friday in Norman. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Moore's Southlawn Funeral Home Chapel in Tulsa. Havenbrook, Norman.
Snider, Lloyd C., 92, retired Rural Electric Co-op., died Dec. 28. Service 2 p.m. Friday, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel, Okmulgee.
Thompson, James, 79, Kitchens by Jim Thompson owner, died Monday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Trower, Thomas H., 93, attorney, died Saturday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, Christ the King Church. Fitzgerald Ivy.
White, Alva Thomas Sr., 88, retired from the U.S. Navy, died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Moore's Southlawn Chapel, and graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson.
Wynn, Bishop Oral T., 90, minister, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home, Broken Arrow, and service 1 p.m. Thursday, Harvest Church, Sand Springs.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Afton - Ted V. Wynn Jr., 73, retired minister, died Sunday. Services pending. Adcock.
Bartlesville - Walon Maurice Holt, 55, retired from Teco Appliances, died Sunday. Services pending. Stumpff.
- Linda Lee Johnson, 53, died Saturday. Private family services. Stumpff.
Bixby - Mary Anna King, 92, homemaker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, RiverCrest Chapel. Bixby Funeral Service.
- Patricia Ann Newman, 86, homemaker, died Saturday. Private family service. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa.
Bristow - Betty J. Helm, 84, retired Miss Elaine's seamstress, died Monday. Services pending. Hutchins-Maples.
Broken Arrow - Mozelle (Shelton) Cross, 87, homemaker, died Saturday in Tulsa. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Father's House Church, Tulsa, and service 11 a.m. Saturday, Sonlight Chapel, Center Point, Texas. Schaudt's, Glenpool.
- Carl Dean Robertson, 71, retired carpenter, died Friday in Tulsa. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Christian-Gavlik Funeral Home Chapel.
- James Vincent Ruskoski, 76, commercial artist, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa.
Chelsea - Mary L. (Prichard) Clark, 91, retired registered nurse, died Friday in Claremore. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday, First Presbyterian Church. Chelsea Funeral Home.
Claremore - Rose (Esparza) Billings, 52, homemaker, died Sunday in Oklahoma City. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Memorial Heights Baptist Church. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith.
- April Louise Lander, 69, homemaker, died Saturday. Private family service. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Cleveland, Okla. - Loy L. "Shorty" Martin, 102, retired Gibble Gas Station owner, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Western Heights Baptist Church. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Edmond - James Edward Henderson, 67, postal service worker, died Monday. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Brumley-Mills Funeral Home Chapel, Hartshorne.
Fanshawe - Ileen M. Newby, 93, homemaker, died Monday in Poteau. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Free Will Baptist Church.
Gans - Myrtie Mae Childers, 81, cook, died Sunday in Fort Smith, Ark. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Gans Assembly of God Church. Agent & Mallory-Martin, Sallisaw.
Glenpool - Acey T. Botts Sr., 60, nursing home maintenance worker, died Saturday. Services pending. Moore's Memory, Tulsa.
- Steven Wayne Chrisco, 59, Kimberly-Clark production associate, died Thursday in Tulsa. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Schaudt's Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Jenks.
Grove - Margaret Simpson, 94, retired waitress, died Sunday. Services pending. Grand Lake.
Haskell - Frank J. Adams, 72, retired elementary principal, died Dec. 27. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Faith Church, Glenpool. Dowdy.
Inola - Alice Shaw, 83, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 1-6 p.m. Wednesday and service 10 a.m. Thursday, both at Rice Funeral Home, Claremore.
Jenks - Mary Ellen Fabrizius, 97, homemaker, died Saturday. Private family service. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa.
Jones - William Gene McKinley, 76, retired machinist, died Thursday. Visitation 1-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Serenity Funeral Home, Tulsa, and graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa.
Keota - Archie "Junior" Meadows, 82, retired plumber, died Monday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Stigler.
Locust Grove - Mark Cozad, 24, Cartel Truck Beds lead man, died Sunday. Services pending. Key.
McAlester - Ghyta (Bond) Abrams, 87, retired beautician, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church. Bishop.
Miami, Okla. - Ethel B. Farmer, 89, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Adcock, Fairland.
Muskogee - Jerry Dee Menees, 64, ironworker, died Monday in Tulsa. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, First Assembly of God, Webbers Falls. Millsap, Fort Gibson.
Nowata - Luciretta Rainwater, 83, petroleum industry clerk, died Sunday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Benjamin.
Okmulgee - Maxine Gasaway, 87, died Sunday in Weatherford, Texas. Services pending. Shurden-Jackson.
Ponca City - Melvin Simpson, 86, died Monday. Services pending. Trout.
Red Rock - Theodore Lewis "Ted" Hall-Zotigh Sr., 70, auto mechanic, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Otoe Baptist Church. Poteet, Pawnee.
Roland - Zenia Bell Lockwood, 84, Ayers Furniture seamstress, died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Agent & Mallory-Martin, Muldrow.
Sallisaw - Marie (Smith) Echols, 90, secretary/homemaker, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel.
- Versie Belle Jackson, 69, homemaker, died Monday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Buffington Cemetery. Agent.
Sand Springs - Ruby P. Watson, 79, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending. Stanleys, Tulsa.
Sapulpa - Pete Belk, 84, died Monday. Services pending. Smith.
- Nora Hopkins, 77, homemaker, died Sunday in Tulsa. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday and service 2 p.m. Friday, both at Smith Funeral Home.
- Vicki (Stanley) Houser, 63, homemaker, died Monday in Tulsa. Services pending. Smith.
- Joshua Sanders, 23, O'Reilly's Auto Parts assistant manager, died Sunday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Smith Funeral Home Chapel.
Sedan, Kan. - Betty Ruth McKee, 89, retired Holly Café owner/operator, died Friday. Visitation 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, David W. Barnes Funeral Home, and graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Greenwood Cemetery.
Stilwell - Navada Lee Stay- athome, 75, homemaker, died Saturday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, Hart Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Antioch Baptist Church.
Stroud - Wilma Faye Flatt, 80, administrator, died Saturday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday, Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel.
Vian - David Wayne Young, 71, pipefitter, died Friday in Fort Smith, Ark. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw, and service 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Vian Baptist Church.
Webb City - Charles Douglas "Charley" Harviston, 62, Apac-Oklahoma Inc. heavy-equipment operator, died Friday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, Shidler United Methodist Church, Shidler. McCartney's Johnson, Pawhuska.
Yale - Lucille Dorene Parker, 98, homemaker, died Monday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel, Stroud.
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