Danny Joe Riggs
Danny Joe Riggs passed to the great hunting grounds on June 19, 2013. He was born on Dec. 5, 1951 to Carl and Joan Riggs in Claremore, Okla. He was a graduate of Sperry High school and Tulsa Tech. He worked as an airline mechanic at American Airlines for 22 years. He was not a religious man, but he was a kind, caring, supportive, understanding man. He would give you anything you needed, help anyone who asked. He was a loving father and grandfather, a great partner, and so much more. He was the best friend any man or woman would want.
He loved classic cars, planes, hunting, fishing, travel, friends, family times & he loved animals of all kinds.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Joan Riggs. He is survived by his loving wife, Kim Riggs. Five Daughters: Chasity Butler, Beth Riggs, Sara Riggs, Danielle Riggs, Katrina Riggs. Two Sons: Ryan Felsinger, Ray Felsinger. Twelve Grandchildren: Chelsea, Trenton, Corbin, McKenzie, Derek, Danny, Ray, Kassidy, Kayleigh, Kayla, MaKenzie and Jaxon. Uncle Howard Simmons and Aunt Marie Simmons, numerous cousins and extended family members.
His family will be holding a private memorial to celebrate his life and recount the many happy memories they had with him. www.tulsacremation.com.
Danny Joe Riggs
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AKERS, MARVIN HENRY, 72, Chelsea, retired machinist, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, The Sanctuary Christian Worship Center, Chelsea. Chelsea Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Helen Louise Clark
Services for Helen Louise Clark will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in The Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. She will be laid to rest beside her mother, at Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home Wednesday until 7 p.m., with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. that evening.
Tom Gene Jackson
A celebration of the life of Tom G. Jackson will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at McLaughlin Cemetery in Cleora, Okla. Rice Funeral Service has been entrusted with Tom’s care.
Charles Ray Knierihm
Funeral service for Charles Ray Knierihm will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at the Harvest Baptist Church in Claremore. Burial will follow at the Hennessey Cemetery under the direction of the MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Donna Jean Riggs
Funeral service for Donna Jean Riggs will be 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Chelsea Cemetery.
A celebration of the life of JoAnn Brooner will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Oakhill Cemetery in Oologah. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-7 p.m., with family receiving visitors from 5 – 7 p.m.. JoAnn passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. She was 82.
Barbara Elizabeth Olmstead
A celebration of the life of Barbara Elizabeth Olmstead will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Claremore. Burial will follow at Lone Elm Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-7 p.m. with family receiving visitors from 5-7 p.m.
Mary “Dianne” Martin
Funeral service for Mary “Dianne” Martin will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Lone Elm Cemetery, Claremore.
John Michael Ryan
A memorial service celebrating the life of John Michael “Mike” “Ryano” Ryan will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at First United Methodist Church, Claremore, under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Kenneth Don Morgan
Funeral service for Kenneth Don Morgan will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 26 at the MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Kenneth passed away Wed., November 20, 2013, at St. John Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 72.
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