Archive - Jul 2011 - Obituary
Billy Ray Davis, 50, of Talihina
died Wednesday, July 20, 2011.
Graveside services will be held at
10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at the
Sardis Cemetery with Dennis McClard
officiating. Burial will follow under
the direction of Talihina Funeral
Word has been received of the
death of Dorothy Jean Kirkley Palmer,
who was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Howe
to Lee and Eula Kirkley.
She was a 1943 graduate of Poteau
High School. In 1944 she married the
love of her life, James Palmer.
Because James was a career Marine,
they most often lived in Oceanside,
Callif., where Jim was stationed in
nearby Camp Pendleton. When her
husband was away during WWII, the
Korean War, and during peacetime
deployments in the Cold War Era, she
would make her home in Poteau and
work at Poteau Food Market.
While her husband fought in the
Gloria Jean Tucker, 53, of Pocola died
Monday, July 18, 2011, in Pocola.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July
23 at Southside Free Will Baptist Church
in Fort Smith, Ark. Burial will follow in
Macedonia Cemetery, Pocola.
Online messages may be left at at evan-
Arrangements under the direction of Evans and Miller
Funeral Home, Pocola.
Kenneth Anderson, 80, of Tuskahoma died Sunday,
July 17, 2011. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday,
July 22, in Tate Chapel. Burial will follow at the Cupco
Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Jean E. Steinhauser, 78, of Poteau died Sunday, July 17,
2011. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Dowden Funeral
Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will follow at a later
date at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis.
Arrangements under the direction of Dowden Funeral
Alvin C. Schneider, 74, of Poteau died Monday, July
18, 2011, in Poteau. Alvin was born in Titusville, Pa., on
Oct. 23, 1936 to Nicolas and Hazel (Stufflebeam)
Schneider. Alvin worked in city maintenance.
Survivors include his wife, Leora of the home; three daugh-
ters, Lori Schneider McKeown of Fillmore, Calif., Chery
Schneider McGraw of Poteau, Connie Upton of Summerfield;
one son, Allen Schneider of Poteau; 23 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Schneider of Titusville;
other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Charles Edward â€śCharleyâ€ť Archey, 52, died Monday,
July 18, 2011, in Shady Point. Services will be held at 10
a.m. Thursday, July 21, at the Fairhill Cemetery Pavilion.
Burial will follow in Fairhill Cemetery under the direction
of Grace Manor Funeral Home, Poteau.
Daisy â€śMamawâ€ť Bryant Abernathy, 91, of Bokoshe
died Monday, July 18, 2011, at home. Graveside services
will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21, at Milton
Sandra Dietzman, 65, of Heavener died Sunday, July
17, 2011. Interment will be cremation. Arrangements aare
under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Mary Adele Hensley, 94, of Octavia died July 14, 2011,
at Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau. Services
were held Tuesday, July 19, at St. Catherine of Siena in
Talihina. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, at
the Octavia Cemetery under the direction of Talihina