BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
2/13/13 at 3:07 AM
Aguilar, Doyle G., 74, retired from Humpty Dumpty grocery stores, died Feb. 9. Service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Drive Church of Christ. Moore's Eastlawn.
Benardeau, Doris Ellen, 93, homemaker, died Tuesday. No local services planned. Cremation Society.
Coblentz, Gene, 96, retired general contractor, died Monday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Moore's Eastlawn Funeral Home. Private family services.
Degen, Ellen Lindsay, 80, homemaker, died Feb. 8. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church. Moore's Rosewood.
Dick, Billie Marie (Looney), 51, homemaker, died Saturday. Visitation 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and service 2 p.m. Friday, both at Serenity Funeral Home.
Ellis, Horace "Peanut," 82, service industry entrepreneur, died Jan. 26. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, North Peoria Church of Christ. Reynolds.
Ellis, Vera P. (Conrad), 90, retired Exxon secretary, died Monday in Weatherford, Texas. Services pending. Ninde Brookside.
Hernandez, Bernarda, 71, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Wednesday, Reynolds Funeral Home. No services planned.
Hooper, Ruth, 81, retired St. John Medical Center registered nurse, died Monday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday, both at Fitzgerald Ivy Funeral Home, and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Family Cathedral.
Howe, Linda Rae, 60, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Mobley-Dodson Funeral Home, Sand Springs, and service 10 a.m. Thursday, Osage Hills Christian Church, Tulsa.
Kelso, Elton Ray, 66, cowboy, died Feb. 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Thursday and service 1:30 p.m. Friday, both at Christian-Gavlik Funeral Home, Broken Arrow.
McGovney, Walter, 56, retired Tulsa police officer, died Monday. Visitation 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Add'Vantage Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Friday, Airport Free Will Baptist Church.
Munn, Richard Wayne, 60, forklift operator, died Monday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson. Reynolds Rose Hill.
Neal, Tom, 59, heat & air contractor, died Monday. Services pending. Stanleys.
Noah, Elizabeth, 96, retired National Bank of Tulsa custodian, died Friday in Jenks. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Noah Family Cemetery, Albion. Heath-Griffith.
Overstreet, Lendell, 62, retired, died Feb. 3 in Fresno, Calif. Services pending. Crown Hill.
Powell, Scott, 42, retired from the Navy, died Feb. 3 in Oklahoma City. Services pending. Moore's Rosewood.
Shegonee, Leland H. "Lee," 71, railroad switchboard operator, died Monday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Smith, Joyce, 80, homemaker, died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Taylor, Colleen, 82, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Butler-Stumpff.
Trickey, Ken, 79, former Oral Roberts University basketball coach, died Dec. 4. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, All Souls Unitarian Church. Reynolds.
Yeatman, Janice Ross, 79, school nurse, died Saturday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Thursday, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, Ark. Ruebel, Little Rock.
Young, Gwendolyn Kay, 52, died Friday. Services pending. Dyer.
Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.
Adair - Webb Rix, 95, retired from Public Service Company of Oklahoma and farmer, died Sunday in Pryor. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pleasant Hope Baptist Church. Stephens, Pryor.
Arkoma - Mildred Irene (Price) Stewart, 91, homemaker, died Tuesday in Fort Smith, Ark. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Rocky Point Cemetery, Sallisaw. Agent & Mallory-Martin, Sallisaw.
Bartlesville - Bettie Yvonne Cholakian, 73, retired teacher, died Monday. Services pending. Stumpff.
- Cheryll Louise "Cherie" Fields, 72, homemaker, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Walker-Brown Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church.
- Debbie S. Frahm, 63, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel.
Bixby - Joe M. Alvarez Jr., 42, Craig & Keithline Consulting Engineers employee, died Tuesday. Services pending. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow.
- John D. "Johnny" Johnson, 91, quality-control foreman, died Tuesday. Services pending. Bixby Funeral Service.
Blackwell - Ruth Dean May, 89, died Feb. 8 in Bedford, Texas. Service 1 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Roberts & Son.
Bristow - Bertiline "Bea" Austin, 97, retired from J.C. Penney Credit Department, died Feb. 4 in Sapulpa. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Free Will Baptist Church. Hutchins-Maples.
- Stephen H. Foster, 74, retired attorney, died Monday in Tulsa. Services pending. Hutchins-Maples.
Broken Arrow - Clara Gail Howard, infant daughter of Elizabeth and Billy Howard, died Sunday. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Muskogee. Cornerstone, Muskogee.
- Carroll William Owen, 62, military parts manufacturing worker, died Saturday. Private family services. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
- James Earl Sellers, 49, journeyman pipefitter, died Sunday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Triumph Worship Center, Mounds. Kennedy-Kennard.
Catoosa - Janet M. Ingram, 66, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso.
Claremore - Linda (Bailey) Blair, 61, commercial driver, died Sunday. Services pending. Serenity, Tulsa.
- Maria Esther Flores-Madrigal, 60, homemaker, died Sunday. Private family services. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Cleveland - Mary Kay Murnan, 64, died Monday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Westlawn Cemetery, Henryetta. Chapman-Black.
Coweta - Charlette Karns, 69, homemaker, died Saturday in Tahlequah. Service 2 p.m. Friday, United Pentecostal Church, Wagoner. Hersman-Nichols, Wagoner.
- Donald Robert Martin, 74, aircraft tool worker, died Feb. 4. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Woodland Memorial Park, Sand Springs. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Drumright - Billie Mae (Cramer) Gibson, 76, bookkeeper, died Saturday in Tulsa. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Michael's.
- David L. King, 54, self-employed painter and carpenter, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Church of God, Bristow. Michael's.
Fairland - Debra Kay Garner, 52, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday and service 11 a.m. Friday, both at Brown-Winters Funeral Home, Miami, Okla.
Grove - Alan Dwayne Sloan, 39, diesel mechanic, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel, Muskogee.
Hominy - Harry L. Maker, 93, retired aircraft mechanic, died Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Hominy Indian Village Chapel. Powell.
Hulbert - Brianna Marie Jones, 29, retail sales manager, died Tuesday. Services pending. Shipman, Wagoner.
Kiowa - Terry Lynn Wilson, 50, road striper, died Sunday in Norman. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Kiowa Cemetery. Chaney-Harkins, McAlester.
Lenapah - Bobby Joe Barkley, 72, welder, died Monday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
McAlester - Sara Marie Basquez, 24, phlebotomist and child-care provider, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Okmulgee. McClendon-Winters, Okmulgee.
Miami - Lora Jane Hall, 72, dental assistant, died Saturday in Oklahoma City. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Council House Cemetery, Grove. Paul Thomas.
Mounds - Kevin Michael Mathis, 39, welder, died Jan. 28. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Funeral Home Chapel, Tulsa, and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sapulpa.
Muldrow - Leon Duty, 64, drywall worker, died Friday in Fort Smith, Ark. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday and service 3 p.m. Friday, both at Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Muskogee - Tina A. Carter, 40, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Rena M. Dennis-Cornelius, 79, retired Muskogee Regional Medical Center licensed practical nurse, died Monday. Services pending. Cornerstone.
- Norma Lou (Woodrow) Harper, 93, retired air traffic controller, died Monday. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Sarcoxie Cemetery, Sarcoxie, Mo. Foster-Petering.
- Anna E. Hicks, 78, retired teacher, died Sunday. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Foster-Petering.
Nowata - Valeria Sue McIntosh, 76, died Saturday. Service 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nowata Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. Stumpff-Nowata.
Okmulgee - Cecil Asberry, 89, shift supervisor, died Feb. 5. Visitation 2-7 p.m. Friday, House of Winn Funeral Home, and service 11 a.m. Saturday, Mount Zion Baptist Church.
- Jacklyn Ann Simmers, 58, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Services pending. Shurden-Jackson.
Park Hill - Billie Earl Burgess, 83, rancher, died Monday in Muskogee. Services pending. Green Country. Tahlequah.
Perry - Jack R. Delaney, 63, National Standard Co. manufacturing worker, died Friday in Oklahoma City. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Church of the Nazarene. Perry Funeral Home.
Ponca City - Mabel L. Parker, 93, homemaker, died Feb 6 in Aztec, N.M. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Resthaven Memorial Park. Grace.
Salina - Brownie Nichols, 92, Union Gas deliveryman, died Tuesday in Tulsa. Services pending. Stephens, Pryor.
Sand Springs - Dorothea P. (Perry) Roemer, 89, retired Public Service Company of Oklahoma executive secretary, died Sunday. Visitation 8-11 a.m. Friday and service 11 a.m. Friday, both at Mobley-Dodson Funeral Home.
Sapulpa - Kimberly Kathy Kaye Lankford, 33, died Monday. Visitation 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Add'Vantage Funeral Home, Tulsa, and service 1:30 p.m. Friday, Glenwood Assembly of God.
- Jeanie Smith, 72, florist, died Sunday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Wasson Funeral Home Chapel, Siloam Springs, Ark. Moore's Eastlawn, Tulsa.
Short - Pearl Beatrice Hamilton, 92, laborer, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Lee Creek Assembly of God, Nicut. Agent & Mallory-Martin, Muldrow.
Stillwater - Jeanne Hesser, 80, died Monday. Service 11 a.m. Friday, First Christian Church. Strode.
Tonkawa - Hazel Ellen (Coleman) Thomas, 94, homemaker, died Sunday in Ponca City. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Anderson Funeral Home Chapel.
Vian - Ronnie Dale Smith, 63, transportation maintenance worker, died Saturday. Private family services. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Vinita - Dewayne Wendell Allen, 46, cook, died Monday. Services pending. Luginbuel.
Wagoner - Roger Lee Earlabaugh, 46, died Monday. Services pending. Shipman.
- Elnora McMahan, 89, beautician, died Feb. 9 in Tulsa. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Union Baptist Church. Hersman-Nichols.
- Yvette Wolf, 32, died Feb. 6. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Pentecostal Church of God, Pryor. Shipman's, Pryor.
Wellston - Lynn Edward Pryor, 75, purchasing agent, died Monday in Oklahoma City. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel, Chandler.
Wilburton - Edna A. Roberts-Cox, 96, died Monday in Hartshorne. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Calvary Baptist Church. Waldrop.
Watts - Steven Joseph Courtaway, 50, apartment maintenance worker, died Friday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Yale - Carol A. Grier, 60, cosmetologist, died Feb. 10. Celebration of life 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Grier residence. Cremation Society, Tulsa.
Death notice policy
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