November 27th, 2012
Eual Dillon, 95, of Pocola died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in Woodlawn park Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.
Amy Lynn Rains Childs, 40, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Fort Smith.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau.Â Burial will be in LeFlore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral home.
Memorial services for Barbara Nelson, 79, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Asbury United Methodist Church Mason Chapel in Broken Arrow. The Rev. Tom Harrison will officiate.
Barbara Ann Nelson was born on Sept. 26, 1933, in Springfield, o., the daughter of Dr. James Leroy and Mamie (Lance) Baker. Barbara died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Gaylon Cox, 77, of Hackett, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a great grandson. Cox was a retired superintendent for Willard Mirror Co.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Old Union Cemetery near Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home.
Mary Belle Scott Cooper, 86, of Poteau died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. Mary Belle was born April 16, 1926, in Hitchita to James Albert and Haley (Gabbard) Scott. She and her husband owned and operated the Sears Roebuck store in Poteau. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Grady Scott and Dale Scott; sisters, Dovie Brown, Wilma Shipp and Helen Sychr.
Tommie Louise Griffin, 74, of Shady Point died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Shady Point.
Tommie was born October 28, 1938 in Bonham, Texas, to Joseph Saul and Bonnie (Marsh) Nowell. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Joyce Davis, Jim Nowell and Bill Nowell; nephew, Joseph Nowell; niece, Christy Nowell Rogers; grandson, Jason Markley; and Joseph Saul Nowell; her parents and stepfather, Jack Coltrane; numerous aunts and uncles. She was a beautician for 45 years.
Area business owner, William Joseph LeRoux Jr., 47, of Hodgen, was scheduled to appear in LeFlore County District Court today as part of the conditions for being released on a fugitive bail. The bail was set after LeRoux was arrested on a grand jury indictment from Maricopa County Arizona for 12 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor. LeRoux refused to sign extradition to return to Arizona in October and was released on a fugitive bond while Arizona obtained a governor's warrant.
The Staff at Northside Liquor wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
The Faculty and Staff of Carl Albert State College wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
The Catholic Charities Food Bank located at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Poteau spent Tuesday preparing boxes of food for area families.
The CC facility opened it's doors Oct. 8 but Tuesday organizers hosted an open house.
Pictured from left: Susie Hawkins, Paulette Chrzaszcz, Donya Russell, Mary Smylie, Phyllis Pope and Steven Smylie.