Archive - Jul 23, 2012 - Obituary
Billy Mecom, 76, of Tulsa died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Tulsa. A funeral service will held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, with graveside services at 2 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery, Spiro. Mooreâ€™s Eastlawn Chapel, Tulsa, is handling arrangements.
Nancy Melinda Lyons, 75, of Arkoma died Thursday, July 19. Services were held Saturday, July 21, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro.
Thomas James â€śTomâ€ť Payne, 85, of Poteau died July 22, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Tom was born May 1, 1927, inÂ Paris, Texas, to Grady and Lidia (George) Payne.Â He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from OG&E.Â Tom was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tommy Ray Payne.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of the home; daughters, Linda Williams of Poteau, Susan Salmaran of Ypsilanti, Mich., Brenda McDonald of Owasso; son, Bill Newnam of Poteau; Steve Wedding of Tulsa;Â eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones.
Larry Gene â€śJoeâ€ť Gullick, 63, of Wister died Sunday, July 22, 2012, in Wister.
He was born Sept. 18, 1948, at Poteau to Roy Wilton Sr. and Martha Ann (Barnes) Gullick.Â He was a retired truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Roy Gullick Jr. and James Ray Gullick; five sisters, Anna Florence James, Mary Francis (Betty) Heavener, Carolyn Sue â€śSusieâ€ť Rutledge-Pennington, Freda Wood and Rita Stien.