Archive - Obituary
March 10th, 2014
Lawrence Schlienz, 80, Edith Eileen Custard, 57, Jacob Custard, 21, of Whitesboro died March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday, March 12, at the Lenox Christ Church under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
NerrissiaÂ Skinner, 85, of Shady Point died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Nerrissia was born April 16, 1928, in Monroe to Leon and Jesker (Hayes) Thompson. She was a bank teller at Central National Bank. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, A.V. Skinner Sr.; brothers, Kenneth, Bob and Raiford Thompson.
Gladys Mae Crosswell, 87, of Poteau died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Gladys was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Bokoshe to Charley Allen and Lottie Mae (Hendrix) Ralls. She was a homemaker. Gladys was a member of the First Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Barbara and Minnie; six brothers, Thomas, Bob, Lloyd, Bill, Buster, Donald; and grandson, Lenny.
Dawn Renea Rogers, 51, of Spiro died March 4, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â A memorial service was held Friday, March 7, at Unite Church in Spiro under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home, Spiro.
Sharon Shaw Cooper, 70, of Shady Point died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Sharon was born Sept. 24, 1943, in Poteau to Roscoe and Alburvia Shaw. She graduated from Poteau High School, attended Carl Albert State College, a computer tech school in Spiro and worked many years at Safeway stores in McAlester and Fort Smith. Sharon was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Roscoe Jr.; sisters, Mary Katherine McClain, Jane Weiler; and brother, Lewis Shaw.
Our precious little angel, Jenna Sky Ballard, was called Home by the Lord on March 3, 2014, in Holdenville. She was born on March 29, 2013, in Poteau to James and Ashley (Lockaby) Ballard. During her short time, she learned to coo, smile, laugh, play with her toys and walk. She was such a blessing and was taken way too soon but we know she is playing in Heavenâ€™s streets today.
Vicki Byrd, 48, of Arkoma died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. No public service is planned at this time.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau. You may leave an on-line greeting to the family at www.gracemanorfh.com.
Frances Hollan, 56, of Wister died Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Wister. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Leflore Baptist Church in Leflore. Burial will be in Leflore Cemetery.Â
Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Edith Anderson, 97, of Albion died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at her home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Albion First Baptist Church.Â Burial will be in Albion Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Helen Pendleton, 90, of Wister died March 1, 2014, in Poteau. She was born Nov. 5, 1923, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Henry Quellar and Maria (Jaurequi) Martinez. She was a retired certified nurses aide and cashier.
Helen is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband Gene Pendleton; son, Joseph Ascencio; and sister, Sara Anaya.