Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Amy Lynn Rains Childs, 40, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Fort Smith.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau.Â Burial will be in LeFlore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral home.
Memorial services for Barbara Nelson, 79, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Asbury United Methodist Church Mason Chapel in Broken Arrow. The Rev. Tom Harrison will officiate.
Barbara Ann Nelson was born on Sept. 26, 1933, in Springfield, o., the daughter of Dr. James Leroy and Mamie (Lance) Baker. Barbara died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Gaylon Cox, 77, of Hackett, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a great grandson. Cox was a retired superintendent for Willard Mirror Co.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Old Union Cemetery near Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home.
Mary Belle Scott Cooper, 86, of Poteau died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. Mary Belle was born April 16, 1926, in Hitchita to James Albert and Haley (Gabbard) Scott. She and her husband owned and operated the Sears Roebuck store in Poteau. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Grady Scott and Dale Scott; sisters, Dovie Brown, Wilma Shipp and Helen Sychr.
Tommie Louise Griffin, 74, of Shady Point died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Shady Point.
Tommie was born October 28, 1938 in Bonham, Texas, to Joseph Saul and Bonnie (Marsh) Nowell. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Joyce Davis, Jim Nowell and Bill Nowell; nephew, Joseph Nowell; niece, Christy Nowell Rogers; grandson, Jason Markley; and Joseph Saul Nowell; her parents and stepfather, Jack Coltrane; numerous aunts and uncles. She was a beautician for 45 years.
Services for Mary Bell Cooper will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Front Street Church of Christ in Poteau.
Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Martin David Morris, 57, of Wister died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Wister.
Martin was born Dec. 31, 1954, in Sallisaw to Wilbert and Billie (Reed) Morris. He was superintendent at Donaho Stone, where he worked for more than 17 years. He loved to hunt and fish (on company time). Martin was preceded in death by his father; brother, William Charles Morris; sister, Shannon Kitchens; and niece, Stephanie May.
Billy Joe Underwood, 31, of Heavener died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Poteau.Â Billy was born Sept. 5, 1981 in Poteau to Donald Lee and Helen (Tolleson) Underwood. Services are pending. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Mrs. Joyce Darlene Parks, 72, of Talihina died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at her residence. A memorial service was held at First Baptist Church, Talihina, on Tuesday, Nov. 20, with Mark Cook officiating. Burial was in Old Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Frank Edmound Wilson, 51, of Poteau died on Nov. 20, 2012, in Poteau. He was born Aug. 11, 1961, in Freemont, Calif., to Darl and Tina (Brown) Wilson. He was a retired self-employed heavy equipment operator.Â
He is preceded in death by father, Darl Wilson.