Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Margaret Marie Parks, 87, of Howe died Sunday, Nov. 18, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov, 21, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Ellis Chapel Cemetery.
Lester Thompson, 83, of Poteau died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Poteau. Lester was born in Poteau on April 9, 1929, to Bud Andrew and Pernie (Garrett) Thompson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Lester was a car salesman. He was married to his beloved wife, Joyce for 57 years, 10 months and 17 days. Lester was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Evelyn Miller, and great-granddaughter, Sheila Fikes.
Marie Ganote, 89, of Talihina died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at her home.
Mrs. Ganote was born in Keota on Dec. 10, 1922, the daughter of Columbus LeFlore and Edna (Tom) Carter. She married KentÂ Ganote in Wichita, Kan.
Loretta â€śRitaâ€ť Shaw, 62, of Spiro died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Services will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 17, at Harvest Hill Assembly of God under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Billy Don Harper, 57, of Spiro died Friday. Nov. 16, 2012. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at First Baptist Church under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Ernest Marshall Sinclair Sr., 61, of Poteau, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.Â Services were held Monday, Nov. 19, at Evans Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Jack Covey officiating under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Margaret Ellen Stone, 69, of Poteau died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in Poteau.
Margaret was born Jan. 11, 1943, in Monroe to Benny Fred and Marie (House) Burden. Margaret was a dental assistant and worked at the CASC Bookstore.
Michael Joe Turner, 61, of Wister died Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Fort Smith, Ark. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Bethel Baptist Church in Wister under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Valerie J. Lake, 65, a 20-year resident of Big Cedar, died Oct. 7 in McKinney, Texas. Valerie was born Aug. 11, 1947, in Warren, Ohio. No services are planned at this time.
Wesley Steele, 92, of Spiro died Wednesday, Nov. 7. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Mount Triumph. Burial will be in Fort Coffee Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.