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Archive - 2011

August 4th

Darrell "Bernie" Maxey Sr.

August 4, 2011

Darrell “Bernie” Maxey Sr., 56, of Talihina died Friday,
July 29, 2011, in Lawton. Services will be held at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Talihina Nazarene Church. Burial
will follow at the New Talihina Cemetery. Arrangements
are under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

August 3rd

Opal Brand

August 3, 2011

Opal Brand, 91, of Poteau died Monday,
Aug. 1, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Opal was born Jan. 14, 1920, in Arbuckle
Island, Ark., to Monroe and Minnie
(Sturgeon) Mays. She was a grocery store
clerk. She was preceded in death by her
parents; husband, Arvil N. Brand; baby,
Arlene; four brothers, three sisters and
three grandchildren.
Survivors include four daughters, Lorene Johns of
Oklahoma City, Alta Crandell of Moore, Betty Phillips of
Dekalb, Texas, and Valeria Brand of Poteau; four sons,
Ovil Brand of Howe, Arland Brand of Oklahoma City,

August 1st

Garvis Leon Crenshaw

August 1, 2011

Garvis Leon Crenshaw
was born Oct. 31, 1943, in
Poteau to Robert and Eller
(Goins) Crenshaw. He died
July 26, 2011, in Shreveport,
La., at the age of 67.
Garvis served in the U.S.
Army during the Vietnam
War. He married Rebecca
Braden on Jan. 3, 1989, in Hugo. He
enjoyed spending time with family and
friends, especially his grandchild.
Garvis was preceded in death by his
parents; brothers Lewis Crenshaw, Junior
Crenshaw and Edgar Crenshaw; and sisters
Margie Parker, Hazel Carson and Dorene
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca

July 21st

District Attorney's Investigators search for infants remains

July 21, 2011

Investigators for the LeFlore County District Attorney's Office have spent the last two days searching for the remains of an infant they discovered was buried on the property of a husband and wife charged with child neglect following an investigatio into possible child abuse.
According to an application for exhumation filed by Assistant District Attorney Meg Nicholson on Tuesday, the remains of an infant born to a minor child of James Haskin, 61, and Lucinda Haskin, 39, of LeFlore County was buried on property belonging to the couple after an alleged still birth.


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