Archive - Obituary
September 30th, 2014
Juanita Transue, 89, of Talihina died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her home.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Old Talihina CemeteryÂ under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Jimmy Leon Albert, 69, of Poteau died Monday, September 29, 2014, in Poteau. Jimmy was born July 23, 1945, in Poteau to Anthony and Jessie (Midgley) Albert. He was a plastering subcontractor. Jimmy loved to deer hunt and he loved his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; brother, Jerry Albert; and sister, Sandra McKown.
Gerald Thomas Billy, 62, of Poteau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.
Gerald was born March 13, 1952, in Poteau to Thomas Coleman and Edna Marie (Borden) Billy. He was a media coordinator at KFSM-Channel 5 for 32 years. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Norma Jean Burden.
Ronald R. Fullen, 74, of Panama died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Ron was born Nov. 19, 1939, in Summerfield to Dewey Ray and Ruth (Miller) Fullen. He served in the National Guard. Ron taught 26 years at Panama Schools. He loved to trotline and hunt; he raised fighting chickens. Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Fullen July 14, 2013; his parents; and brothers, Donald J. (twin) and Timothy Alexandra Fullen.
Donald Ray â€śDonnieâ€ť Payne, 62, of Heavener died Thursday, Sept 25, 2014, in Muskogee.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Summerfield Cemetery Pavilion under the direction of Dowden Roberts Funeral Home..
Mary Ann Gallant, 71, of Poteau passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Poteau.
Mary Ann was born March 9, 1943, in Midwest City. Mary Ann was a legal secretary for years and was currently the office manager for Rural Water District 14 in Spiro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Henry Gallant; her mother, Jane Ellen (Land) Young; and sister, Linda Underwood.
Billy Morton, 74, of Arkoma died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Spiro Church of Christ. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
John Edward Glenn Jr., 78, of Poteau died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Poteau.
Aaron Daniel â€śDanieâ€ť Byous Jr., 67 of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Danie was born Jan. 7, 1947, in Modesto, Calif., to Aaron Daniel Sr. and Betty (Mitchell) Byous. He was a lineman and service man for OGE for 35 years. Danie was a U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his father; father-in-law, Harry Tustin; stepfather, Ben Gedosh.
Velta Lee Hunter, 68, of Bokoshe died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Bokoshe Assembly of God. Burial will be in Old Bokoshe Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.