Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Raymond Eugene Thompson Sr., 61, of Poteau died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Poteau.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Greenhill Cemetery Pavilion, Cameron. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Helen Degraffenreed, 70, of Heavener, died Wednesday, April 17, in Heavener. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, in Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Levi Granger Goodman, 13, of Monroe died Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Monroe. Levi was born July 16, 1999, in Poteau to Wendell and Connie (Irwin) Goodman. He was a student at Monroe. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ted and Bernice Goodman of Oregon, Ola Couch of Bokoshe and Levi and Corda Walker of Gilmore.
Ray Baldridge, 83, of Poteau died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Calvary Assembly of God in Poteau. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Heavener, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Reanus E. Cox, 87, of Panama died Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Panama.
Reanus was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Tahona to Sim and Vada (Phillips) Cox. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was involved in the Normandy Invasion. He was retired as a lock and dam operator for the civil service and also retired as chief of the Panama Fire Department. Reanus was a member of the Moshulatubbee Masonic Lodge, Cameron.Â
David Alan Reed, 62, of Jackson, Miss., formerly of Poteau, died Monday, April 8, 2013, in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Lennie Delassus, 75, of Poteau died Monday, April 8, 2013, in Poteau. No services are scheduled at this time. Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Etta Lorece Brown, 89, of Eastland, Texas, died Saturday, April 6, 2013. Services are planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, April11, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Jimmy âJimâ Boydston, 73, of Spiro died Monday, April 8, 2013. No services are scheduled. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Charles Edward Griffith, 79, of Poteau died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Charles was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Gilmore to William E. and Desie (Brown) Griffith. He was a mechanic at McDonald Smedley Chevrolet. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald; three brothers, David Griffith, Bill Griffith Jr., and Cotton Hale; and four sisters, Nell Davis, Thelma Samanowitz, Rhina Billy and Betty Ward.