Archive - 2012
Billy Joe Laughlin, 82, of Spiro died Tuesday, Dec. 18. Services will beat 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mayfied Cemetery, Goodman, Mo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Edwin Elzie Bowman, 75, of poteau die Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Poteau. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in the Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Heavener. Burial will be in Hodgen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Terry Edward Koeninger, 65, of Poteau died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Poteau.
Terry was born Feb. 11, 1947 in Plainview, Texas, to Ernest Edward and Gussie Margaurite (Orcutt) Koeninger. Terry retired in 2007 after 38 years with J.C. Penney. His tenure with J.C. Penney began in Lubbock, Texas. Ten years were in Fort Smith, Ark., as assistant manager. The last 13 years he was manager in Maysville, KY. Terry began his courageous battle with cancer in 2008 and on Tuesday he won, receiving his prize of Heaven.
ARKOMA â€” The first-ever Green Valley Conference Tournament crowned its champions Saturday night at the Arkoma High School Gym.
The Howe Lions avenged one of their losses as they defeated the McCurtain Bulldogs 58-49 to win the boys championship, while the Panama Lady Razorbacks claimed the girls title with a 50-43 victory over the Keota Lady Lions.
Both the Lions and Bulldogs won their semifinals on Friday night, with Howe beating Wister 64-36, while McCurtain beat Cameron 47-34.
Ida Bell Thompson, 65, of Poteau died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Oklahoma City.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Poteau.Â Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Carl Bolton, 67, of Heavener died Dec. 16, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
He was born Dec. 26, 1944, to Clifford Felix and Lela Margaret (Mullins) Bolton.He was a self employed carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, one brother and a son, Michael Shane Bolton.
Cliff Ryburn wishes everyone Happy Holidays.