Archive - Mar 2014 - Obituary
Ramona Mitchell, 85, of Wister died March 15, 2014, in Wister. She was born July 17, 1928, in Poteau to James Harvey and Verlan (Neal) Lee. She was a retired school teacher.
Ramona was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Mitchell; daughter, Sherry Ann Brown; grandson, Rusty Brown; four brothers, Ed, Earnest, James and Billy Lee.
William Alton Shelton of Poteau was born July 4, 1938, in Tucker Knob to Vera Angeline (Jennings) and Raleigh Edmond Shelton Sr. and died March 19, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was 75.
He is survived by a daughter, Melinda Cagle of Poteau; son, William Andrew Shelton of Bokoshe; three sisters, Lillian Lois Etter of Stigler, Shirley Byrum of Kinta, Sharon Pearce and husband, Don, of Coweta; three brothers, Tommy Shelton of Kinta, Joe Shelton and wife, Sherry, of Oklahoma City, Bob Shelton of Quinton; three grandchildren, William Aaron Shelton, Olivia Cagle and Derek Cagle.
Johnny Melton, 71, of Talihina died Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Howe.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 20, under the direction ofÂ Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Lulamae Cravens, 76, of Spiro died March 17, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 20, at Unite Church in Spiro.Â Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Panama. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Grace Manor Funeral Home, Spiro.
Mozelle Marshall, 85, of Albion died Monday, March 17, 2014, in Poteau.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Albion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Albion Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Marvin H. Watson, 94, of Hodgen died Monday, March 17, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Stapp-Zoe Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hodgen Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home, Heavener.
Edith Eileen Custard
Lawrence Schlienz, 80, Edith Eileen Custard, 57, Jacob Custard, 21, of Whitesboro died March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
Graveside services will be held at at 10 a.m. Friday, March 21, at Muse Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Howard Wilson Walls, 90, of Leflore died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Poteau. Howard was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Paoli, Ind., to Elijah and Maymie (Lambert) Walls. He was a heavy equipment operator. Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leflore. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lydia; and son, Howard Walls Jr.
Howard Leon LeMaster Sr., 73, of Poteau died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Poteau. Leon was born Dec. 3, 1940, in Coweta to Howard and Juanita Ethel (Mahaffey) LeMaster. He was a former businessman, police officer and farmer. Leon was a member of the Assembly of God Church and the Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice; and granddaughter, Kayla.
Bobby Gerald â€śBobâ€ť Wann, 72, died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Big Sandy, Texas.
Bob Wann was born July 13, 1941, to Marie Holderfield Wann and Harold â€śBusterâ€ť Wann and grew to adulthood in Fanshawe. He was passionate about people, achievement and horses.
These passions manifested in his love of sports: baseball, basketball, track and achieving high levels of personal performance.