Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Wanda Sue Mahan, 69, of Poteau died Monday, July 22, 2013, in Poteau.
Wanda was born Oct. 25, 1943, in Poteau to William Robert and Pearl Lucille (Dedmon) Cooper. She was a retail clerk. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rob and Pearl Cooper; and brothers, Bobby Cooper and Jerry Cooper.
Wilma Adelia Sterner, 95, of Moscow, Iowa, died Saturday, July 6, in West Liberty, Iowa. Her survivors include her daughter, Linda Harold of Panama. Services were held July 10, at Grace United Church of Christ in Wilton, Iowa. Burial was in Moscow Cemetery under the direction of Bentley Funeral Home, Durant, Iowa.
Verley Jean Woodral, 77, of Heavener died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Poteau.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Reichert Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Josee Nathalie McGowen, 85, of Poteau died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Josee was born April 28, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium, to Fabien and Mary Julia (Van den Broeck) Dricot. She was a homemaker. Josee was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; two children, Patricia Kay McGowen and Allen Lee McGowen; and one sister, Amandine.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews; Judith, Carol, Linda, Virginia, Janette, Barbara, Patti, Greg, Gene, John and James.
James â€śJimboâ€ť DeGrandis, 48, of Pocola died Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Pocola.Â Â
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola.
Dessie â€śLoisâ€ť Berry, 75, of Tulsa, formerly of Poteau, died Friday, July 12, 2013, in Tulsa.Â Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Bokchito Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Mary Lee Fullen, 68, of Panama died Sunday, July 14, 2013. in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at First Baptist Church, Shady Point, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Ernest Wesley Jenson, 86, of Wister died Saturday, July 13, 2013. He was born June 12, 1927, to Howard and Lahoma (Webb) Jenson in Poteau. Ernest was a graduate of Poteau High School and served in the Navy during WWII. He was owner and operator of Jensonâ€™s Furniture in Wister until his retirement in 1982. He was one of the five who founded the Wister Fire Department and also served on the board of directors for Wister State Bank. Ernest was a member of the Broadway Church of Christ in Poteau.
Ernest was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Reba Sherrod.
Vertie Novelia Warrick, 92, of Poteau died Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Poteau.
ClarenceÂ Walter â€śSonnyâ€ť Fair, 78 of Panama went to be with his Lord and his beloved wife, Emma Sue, on July 13, 2013, in Poteau. He was born in Panama on Nov. 2, 1934 to Bonnie and Buford Fair. He retired from Riverside Furniture and was on the town council of Panama.
He is preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 59 years, Emma Sue; sister, Christine Hastings; and niece, Jennifer Currens.