BY Staff Reports
Monday, January 21, 2013
1/21/13 at 6:57 AM
Avena, Mary Anna, 76, retired dress shop retailer, died Saturday. Private family services. Ninde Brookside.
Baker, Alice, 64, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Boykins, Florence Evelyn, 69, retired from American Airlines, died Tuesday in Rhome, Texas. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Fourth and Memorial Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Keith D. Biglow.
Burlin, James Emmett "Jim," 68, truck driver, died Wednesday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church. Cremation Society.
Clapp, Alice, 87, retired, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn.
Grayson, Ruth Orta, 54, homemaker, died Saturday. Wake service 6-8 p.m. Monday, Moore's Southlawn Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Parkview Baptist Church.
Horton, Kenneth Charles, 72, retired roofer, died Jan. 14. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Moore's Memory Funeral Home Chapel.
Kay, Donald Dene, 78, self-employed meat cutter, died Saturday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Mann, Alfred J., 84, concrete company laborer, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Moore's Eastlawn Funeral Home Chapel. Moore's Southlawn.
Millspaugh, Robert Jr., 87, geologist, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore Rosewood.
Murray, Harold Eugene, 79, machine operator, died Saturday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Payne, Robert Arthur "Bob," 89, aircraft inspector, died Saturday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Sommer, W. Paul, 85, retired periodontist, died Saturday. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Tipton, James Augustus "Smokey," 79, city of Tulsa sewer plant chemist, died Saturday. Services pending. Add'Vantage.
Walters, Phyllis O., 67, registered nurse, died Saturday. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Assembly of God, Sand Springs. Butler-Stumpff.
Wilhite, Kathleen E. (Snelson), 83, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending. Johnson, Sperry.
Williams, Freddie Jr., 45, laborer, died Jan. 16. Visitation noon-7 p.m. Tuesday and service 11 a.m. Wednesday, both at Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home.
Williams, Marilynn Lee, 81, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending. Moore's Eastlawn.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville - Glenna D. Delametter, 85, secretary, died Sunday in Miami, Okla. Services pending. Walker-Brown.
- Sharon Belle Pappin, 68, died Friday. Services pending. Stumpff.
- Garland R. Peterson, 77, died Sunday. Services pending. Stumpff.
- Pernecia Lou Stone, 86, died Friday. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dewey Cemetery, Dewey. Stumpff.
- Norma Claire Wallace, 76, Phillips Petroleum Co. production manager, died Saturday. No services planned. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Blackburn - Joe P. Higgins, 85, mechanic, died Saturday. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Blackburn United Methodist Church. Poteet, Pawnee.
Broken Arrow - Charles Clark, 94, retired, died Saturday. Services pending. Kennedy-Kennard.
- Keith R. Ripley Sr., 91, retired from Amoco, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Hayhurst Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church.
Checotah - Thresa Lee Brown, 83, Deep Fork Action Head Start teacher, died Sunday in Boynton. Services pending. Ragsdale, Muskogee.
Chouteau - Homer Cooper, 83, died Saturday in Pryor. Services pending. Stephens, Pryor.
Cleveland - Shirley Mae Tolson, 85, artist, died Saturday. Service 3 p.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Council Hill - Neva Barkley, 91, homemaker, died Sunday in Muskogee. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Checotah.
Coweta - Brett Wayne Coates, 45, insurance salesman, died Saturday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Disney - Gary L. Ross, 71, died Sunday. Services pending. Luginbuel, Vinita.
Eufaula - Milburn J. Dowling, 91, business owner, died Friday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home Chapel.
Haskell - J.T. Stones, 86, died Sunday in Muskogee. Services pending. Keith D. Biglow, Muskogee.
Henryetta - Horace "Tony" Bell, 84, died Saturday. Services pending. Rogers.
- Edwin H. "Bo" Britt, 85, retired street department foreman, died Saturday in Sallisaw. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Abundant Life Pentecostal Church. Integrity.
- Jack Owen, 95, retired retail salesman, died Friday. Services pending. Rogers.
Jay - Joey Mike "Jay" Johnson, 56, caregiver, died Friday in Grove. Visitation 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Grand Lake Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Community Chapel.
Ketchum - Bettye Sue (Dewitt) Hendricks, 70, homemaker, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Burckhalter Funeral Home, Vinita, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Ketchum First Baptist Church.
Locust Grove - Bill Turner, 66, former Wil-Gro employee, died Sunday. Services pending. Locust Grove Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Paul Jones, 96, retired city of Muskogee employee, died Sunday. Services pending. Johnson, Sperry.
Okmulgee - Sarah J. Fultz, 71, Wal-Mart department manager, died Thursday. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Preston. Keith D. Biglow.
Pawhuska - Julia B. Davis, 94, died Saturday in Hot Springs, Ark. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Wednesday and service 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home.
- Goldie Mae Mundy, 77, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home.
Pryor - Angela M. Scanlon, 29, died Sunday in Tulsa. Services pending. Stephens.
Skiatook - Jack Stephen Taylor Sr., 81, concrete supervisor, died Saturday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday, Peters-Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel.
Stillwater - Reba June Houck, 83, day care worker, died Saturday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko. Strode.
- Sarah (Hatfield) Mussett, 62, educator, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Palmer Marler Funeral Home Chapel.
- F.D. "Don" Norvelle, 74, retired Oklahoma State University teacher, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Hillcrest Baptist Church. Palmer Marler.
Strang - Norman C. "Dub" Cross III, 56, Black Diamond Motorcycle Shop owner, died Thursday in Vinita. Services pending. Luginbuel, Vinita.
Tahlequah - Keith Davis, 59, Tyson poultry dispatcher, died Friday in Tulsa. Wake service 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Long Prairie Baptist Church, Kansas.
Wagoner - Glema Grace Post, 79, retired surgical nurse, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel.
Wann - Harvey E. Burrows, 84, rancher, died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Walker-Brown Funeral Home Chapel, Bartlesville.
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