Archive - Jul 2011
Elaine Jeanette McIntosh
Elaine Jeanette McIntosh, 62, of Talihina, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Sparks Regional Medical Center, Fort Smith, Ark..
Graveside services will be at Whitesboro Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 16, with Mark Cook officiating. Services are under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Ronald J. Rogers
Ronald J. Rogers died June 15, 2011, in Evergreen, Colo. He was the son of Andrew â€śBuddyâ€ť and Dimple Rogers of Poteau. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at Old Bokoshe Cemetery, Bokoshe. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.
John Wesley Willard
John Wesley Willard, 88, of Leflore died Monday, July 11, 2011, at his residence.
Willard was born in Wister on May 31, 1923, the son of the late Wesley and Johnnie (Brooks) Willard.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He married Betty Patchin on May 26, 1973, in Weatherford. He began teaching in Thackerville in 1962, then taught at Leflore school, where he retired in 1985.
He also worked as a farmer/rancher, was a member of the Red Oak Masonic Lodge and served for many years as a deacon at Summerfield Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter.
Ava Webster died suddenly on July 9, 2011, at her home in Bokoshe. She was born Avarilla Mae Wingo on Jan. 27, 1932, in Paulâ€™s Valley. Ava was the eldest daughter of William and Agnes Wingoâ€™s 11 children and was affectionately known as â€śSis.â€ť She married Virgil â€śBunkâ€ť Webster on Dec. 21, 1946. They moved to Santa Maria, Calif., where they raised a son, Rick, and a daughter, Holly.
Lori DianeÂ Carrillo
Lori DianeÂ Carrillo, 49, of Poteau died Tuesday, July 12, 2011, in Poteau. Lori was bornÂ Aug. 22, 1961 in Nashville, Tenn., to Carl and Gail Dollarhide. SheÂ was a clerk in collections and a former employee of Poteau Daily News.
Grace L. McKay
Grace L. McKay, 88, of Heavener died Tuesday, July 12, 2011, in Poteau. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be at Hontubby Cemetery, Hontubby Community, Heavener.
Leavada Elliott, 87, formerly of Wister, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at her home in Marion, Ill., surrounded by her family. Services were held July 7, in Wolf Cemetery in Seminole. She moved to Illinois three years ago after living most her life in Oklahoma.
After hanging on to win the first title game over the Holdenville Outlaws, momentum was clearly with the Durant Rangers. And they did not let up in the second title game.
Durant jumped out to an early lead and never let up as the Rangers ended up run ruling the Outlaws 10-0 in four innings to win the 2011 OK Kids Midget State Tournament Saturday night at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
The Durant Rangers needed at least one win to keep their season going, and force a second championship game against the Holdenville Outlaws in the 2011 OK Kids Midget State Tournament Saturday night at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. They did just that.
The combination of a three-run second inning and the pitching of Durant starter Lukas Long was enough as the Rangers held off a late rally by the Outlaws to win 3-2.
Tushka Tigers 6, Weatherford Red 2, Weatherford Red eliminated.
Durant Rangers 7, Tuskha Tigers 6, Tushka Tigers eliminated.
Today's State Championship Games
Holdenville Outlaws vs. Durant Rangers, 6 p.m.
If-game, 8 p.m.