Archive - Feb 13, 2012
Edith Smedley, 83, of Poteau died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, in San Angelo, Texas.
Edith was born Aug. 31, 1928, in Kansas City, Mo., to Charles Harper and Eula L. (Deaton) Smedley. Edith was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her her parents, a brother and a sister.
Survivors include her sister, Mercedith Greenwood of San Angelo; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Lenna Smedley of San Angelo; and other relatives and loved ones.
James P. â€śJackâ€ť Martindale, 89, formerly of Howe, died Feb. 8, 2012, in Houston, Texas.Â He was born July 5, 1922, at Kinta, to Perry L. and Madge (Ritter) Martindale.Â He was a retired painting contractor.
Â He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Veneice; a daughter, Marilyn Prescott; a son, Bobby Martindale; one brother and two sisters.
Â Jack is survived by two sons, David and wife Karen Martindale of Houston, Jimmy Wayne and wife Jackie Martindale of Rockford, Ill; a son-in-law, Don Prescott, ofÂ Pasadena, Texas; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Â
Frank Lee Nunley, 71, of Spiro died Feb. 7, 2012, in Cancun, Mexico.
He was born Nov. 4, 1940, at Panama to William and Agnes (Bice) Nunley.Â Frank was a retired barber, a 33rd Degree Mason and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael Sevier; daughter, Sherry Welker; and a brother, Robert Nunley.
Keith Allen Kumley, 59, of Shady Point died Feb. 7, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â No service is planned at this time.Â Cremation services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Douglas James Blake, 56, of Poteau died Feb. 9, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â No service is planned at this time.Â Cremation services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Patricia J. McClain, 65, of Heavener died Sunday. Feb. 12, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Dowden Funeral Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Heavener, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
E.C. Lawson, 37, of Talihina died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at his home. Services were held Monday, Feb. 13, in the Buffalo Valley Gymnasium. Burial was in Lutie Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce announced the entertainment section for this year's 93rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be the "Ms. Centennial Chamber" Pageant. The Ms. Centennial will be presented in four parts throughout the night.
The entertainment will consist of an opening dance, fashion show, talent and the final judging.
More than 450 seniors representing 40 high schools attended the annual Senior Day at Carl Albert State College on Thursday.
The students spent the day learning about CASC, toured campus, had lunch at the cafeteria and went home with a stack of college information â€” including CASC T-shirts and other promotional items.
David Hogan, Upward Bound Coordinator at CASC Poteau, served as emcee of the overall event and had students cheering and dancing in the aisles, according to Leroy Nolan, Director of High School and College Relations.