This is an alphabetical listing of obituaries and deaths found in the Muskogee Daily Phoenix, Muskogee, Oklahoma from January to June 1954 and 1955 through 1992. Compiled by Deone Duncan Penquite and Walter Heck Penquite and published by the Muskogee County Genealogical Society, 1996. Special acknowledgment is made to Pauline Foster and Jim Voss who have extracted much of the information and recorded it from the news articles and obituaries of the available newspapers, and to Nancy Lasater for scanning the original indexes and creating the .pdf files. Explanation The item may be found in obituary columns or news items. A notice may appear more than once in the newspaper. The name of the individual is followed by the town in which they lived, the month, day, year, and page number of the newspaper where the event is found. The state is Oklahoma unless otherwise noted. Example: Bowles, Roy (Form) Boynton, Apr 8, 1992, 2-A; Apr 9, 1992, 7 -B. Bowles, Roy, Formerly of Boynton, OK. Notice found in the April 8, 1992 Daily Phoenix, page 2 - Section A; and April 9, 1992, page 7 - Section B. Notices of deaths and obituaries contain genealogical material which may not be found elsewhere. The subject's place of birth and date, and names of parents are often mentioned. Place of burial, funeral homes, and survivors may be listed which enables the researcher to find living relatives. Transcription errors are easy to make so unfortunately, we can't guarantee that all information is accurate. As with all information found on the internet, use what you find here as clues to further research.