Archive - Obituary
March 14th, 2014
Douglas Earl Ellis, 83, of Pocola died March 13, 2014, in Fort. Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel, Poteau.Â Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. in Dustin Cemetery.Â Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Lawrence Schlienz, 80, died March 3, 2014. He was born to Fay Schlienz and Josephine Beatrice (Moss) Schlienz on Aug. 28, 1933, at home in Mancelona, Mich. He served a brief time in the U,S. Navy and was honorably discharged.
Donald Ray Jamison, 59, of Poteau died Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Poteau. Donald was born Aug. 15, 1954 in Richmond, Calif., to Donald Claud and Dortha Mae (Goff) Jamison. He was a mechanic. Donald was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Lee Johnson.
Jacob Allen Custard, 21, died March 3, 2014 in Whitesboro.
He was named after his grandfather, C. Allen Custard. "Our sweet Jacob," as grandma Custard nicknamed him, was a special brother who was blessing to those who were around him. He was born in Poteau on March 14, 1992, to Edith Custard and Lawrence Schlienz.
Edith Eileen Custard (known as Eileen), 57, died Monday, March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
Dorothy Helen Bollinger, 79, of Cameron died Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Dorothy was born Aug. 17, 1934,in Bengal to James D. and Willie Mae (Doris) Martin. She was a hotel-motel housekeeper. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leroy Bollinger; and daughter, Dorothy Mae Pearcy.
The Rev. Clifford C. Myers, 83, of Pocola died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Pocola. Clifford was born May 27, 1930 in Williams to Andrew Jackson and Nora Isabel (Byrd) Myers. He was the founding pastor of Pocola Heights Free Will Baptist Church in 1971 where he served as pastor until his death, having been a minister for 57 years, a retired truck driver, and a baseball coach. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Gloria Sue Mosley, 75 of Monroe died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Monroe. Gloria was born Aug.10, 1938, in Muskogee to Howard James and Martha L. (Jordan) Blankenship. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Jervin of the home; two daughters, Marty Martin, Gwen Vandiver; son, Frankie Dean Livingston; stepson, Steven Mosley; sisters, Judy Pannell, Karen Ann Lanston; brother, James Blankenship; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.
Versa Wright, 89, of Muse died Friday, March 7, 2014, at her home.
Services were held Monday, March 10, at Whitesboro Baptist Church.Â Burial was in Muse Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Jack L. Williams, 84, of Cameron died Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Pocola.
Private services are planned.
Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.