Archive - Jan 2012 - Obituary
Juanita â€śJipâ€ť Tormey, 80, of Pocola died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Christian Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Pocola. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Pocola.
Eva Caldwell Kirk, 98, formerly of Poteau, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Carolina House, Morehead City, N.C. Born on May 24, 1913, she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Fannie Bone Caldwell.
Wilma Sue Marler, 81, Cameron, died Jan. 26, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â She was born Oct. 6, 1930, at Washburn, Ark., to Roland Rease and Ocie Bell (Gipson) Francis.Â Wilma was a homemaker and a retired nursing assistant. For many years she provided a loving home environment for approximately 60 foster children.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carrol Cooper, who helped raise her children; five brothers, Gene, Elmer, Velmer, Alford and Orb Francis; a sister, Ernestine Johnson; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Merle Dwain McClain, 74, of Heavener died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
William Tobe Holt, 80, of Heavener died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener.
Michelle Helton, 49, of Poteau died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Poteau. The family will hold a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at New Hope Cemetery in Spiro. Cremation is under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Roy â€śJuneâ€ť Eubanks Jr., 86, of Spiro died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in Mount Triumph Baptist Church under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Vester Queen, 88, of Heavener died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Loving Cemetery, Heavener, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Alice D. Blake, 91, of Shady Point died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 28, at Evans Chapel of Memories under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
William E. Whitton, 56, of Howe died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
William was born June 6, 1955, in Sebastopol, Calif., to Robert Easco and H. Lorraine (Smith) Whitton.Â He was a recycling engineer.Â William would give you the shirt off his back.Â He helped many in the community.Â You could not help but love him.Â