Archive - Obituary
April 14th, 2014
Joe Mansour Sr., 89, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Oklahoma City
A wake service will be held at 6 p.m Wednesday, April 16, at Burkhart Funeral Service Chapel, Talihina.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17 atÂ St. Catherine of Siena, Talihina. Burial will in New Talihina Cemetery.
Buford C. Armstrong, 88, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Fort Smith. Buford was born October 10, 1925 in Meadowview to Pat and Evie (Phillips) Amstrong. He worked at Trane until he retired. He was of the Assembly of God faith. He loved to hunt, fish, garden and he loved his animals. Buford was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Armstrong; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Harlen, Aire â€śBearâ€ť and Willis â€śChuckâ€ť Armstrong.
Gene Ray Ward, 72, of Heavener died Thursday, April 10, in Heavener.
Gene was born Feb. 9, 1942, in Bates, Ark., to Clyde and Edna (Dedmon) Ward.
Gene was a graduate of Waldron High School and attended Arkansas Tech University. He was a cattleman and was in the livestock auction business since 1962. He was an owner of Poor Boy Livestock Auction for almost 30 years from 1980-2009. Gene was saved and baptized at Bates, Ark., and attended the First Baptist Church of Heavener.
Marshall Wayne Needham, 47, of Pocola died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Marshall was born April 22, 1966, in Fort Smith to William David and Marilyn L. (Graham) Needham. Marshall was in the Air National Guard. He worked at Southern Steel and Wire. He was of the Southern Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, C.W. and Alice Needham; Andy and Vivian Graham.
Joshua Lee Luecking, 39, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Poteau died Friday, April 4, 2014, in Indianapolis. Funeral services are under the direction of Evans and Miller funeral home in Poteau.
Josh was born on Oct. 9, 1974 in Amarillo, Texas, to Bruce and LaVella Luecking. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Geneva Sanderson; paternal grandparents, Henry and Rita Luecking; and aunt, Wynnona Winters.
James Sherman Brown Jr., 90, of Pocola died Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Pocola.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Evans Memorial Chapel, Pocola. Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Johnathan Bohannon, 68, of Howe died Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Services were held Tuesday, April 8, at Heavener Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Roberts Funeral Home.
Virginia D. Barnes, 50, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Sunday April 6, 2014, in Fort Smith.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Coaldale Free Will Baptist Church.Â Burial will be in Coaldale Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Â Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
JoAnn Clubb, 80, of Talihina died Sunday, April 6, at her home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Clydie Pervelder Taylor, 72, of Cameron died Friday, April 4, 2014, in Cameron.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Royal Oak Cemetery, Poker Bend under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.