Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Harriet Fallon Kearns Coleman, 95, of
Summerfield died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in
Grand Rapids, Mich. Harriet was born
Feb. 11, 1916, in Francis to James Hiram
and Bessie Idell (Fallon) Kearns. She was
the youngest of four girls. Her sisters,
Nellie Idell, Grace Elizabeth, and Ruth
Eleanor, all are deceased. Harriet graduated
from East Central State University in Ada in 1937,
then from the University of Oklahoma in Norman in
She taught school in Ada for four years, Leflore for 11
years and Talihina for 15 years. She was married for 37
Mable Heath Bullard, 86, formerly of Heavener died
Saturday, Oct. 22, in Tyler, Texas. Services are planned for
10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Trinity Baptist Church in
Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery
under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Harriett June Williams, 88, of Cameron died Saturday,
Oct. 22, 2011, in Poteau. No services are scheduled at this
time. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Paul V. Rodgers, 59, of Keota died Saturday, Oct. 22,
2011. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 25, at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of
Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Jerry D. Hickman, 68, of Talihina died Wednesday, Oct.
19, 2011, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 2
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2 p.m. at the New Talihina
Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Tammy Lou Bowers, 48, of Panama
died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Fort
Smith, Ark. Tammy was born Aug. 12,
1963, in El Paso, Texas, to Paul and
Audrey Opal (Eatmon) Bowers. She was
employed at the Panama Tote-A-Poke. She
was preceded in death by her father; sister,
Julie Emmert; and her grandparents, John
and Annie Dell Eatmon.
Survivors include her daughter, Emily Tedder of the
home; loving companion, Richie Tedder of Panama;
mother, Audrey Opal Bowers of Buck Creek; three sisters,
Ginger Esparza of Las Cruces, N.M., Pam Paul of Hackett,
Mary Jean Rogers, 62, of Spiro died Thursday, Oct. 20.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Victory
Worship Center under the direction of Mallory-Martin
Funeral Home, Spiro.
Douglas Leroy Cooper, 85, of Cooper,
Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at
Clyde Cosper Veterans Home in Bonham,
Texas. A graveside service will be held at
2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Vaughn
Cemetery in Gilmore. Visitation will be
from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Coker-Mathews
Funeral Home in Greenville, Texas.
Born April 29, 1926, in Monroe, Douglas
was the son of Bernnie Lee and Nora Dell (Bolton)
Cooper. On April 10, 1949, he married Betty Jo Callaway
in Mena, Ark. He served in the U. S. Army during World
War II. He was a retired Pentecostal Church of God minister
Tommy Leon Wilson, 58, of Heavener
died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Fort Smith,
Ark. A private family service is planned
under the direction of Dowden Funeral
Kathryn Sue Patterson of Poteau died
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Poteau. A private
family service will be held at Monroe
Cemetery under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.