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May 14th, 2012

Elton Edward Thompson

May 14, 2012

Elton Edward Thompson, 86, of Poteau died Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Poteau.

May 9th

John Roger McCurdy

May 9, 2012

John Roger McCurdy, 67, of Cameron died Monday, May 7, 2012, in Cameron. He was born July 12, 1944, in Fort Worth, Texas.  He was a production manager in the Aerospace Industry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene McCurdy and Dorothy Chloe (Brazil) Scoggins.

May 8th

Robert “Bob” Cooper

May 8, 2012

Robert “Bob” Cooper, 46, of Spiro died Monday, May 7, 2012. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 11, in Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.

Dan Vincent

May 8, 2012

Dan Vincent of Muse died Friday, May 4, 2012, in Talihina. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at the Muse Cemetery with Alex Barron officiating, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

Jimmy Don Scroggins

May 8, 2012

Jimmy Don Scroggins, 66, of Shady Point died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at his home in Shady Point. Jimmy was born Nov. 7, 1945, in Oxnard, Calif., to Roy H and Ida Mae (Brookover) Scroggins. He was a heavy equipment operator. Jimmy was a Poteau High School graduate.  He was a member of the Calhoun Baptist Church. Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Scroggins; and granddaughter, Summer VanMeter. He and Janice Monks were married Jan. 8, 1965.

Raymond “Pop” Albertson Jr.

May 8, 2012

Raymond “Pop” Albertson Jr., 68, of Pocola died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Sr. and Cora Albertson. He was a mechanic. 
Raymond was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.  Raymond enjoyed racing at Tri-State Speedway and he especially enjoyed watching his sons race. Raymond was a man who cared deeply for family and friends.

Burl Damon Andrews

May 8, 2012

Burl Damon Andrews, 90, of Poteau died Friday, May 4, 2012, in Talihina. Burl was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Booneville, Ark., to Charles Monroe and Pearl (Porter) Andrews. Burl was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poteau. Burl owned and operated Swiss Cleaners for some 40 years. He was a past member of Poteau Kiwanis Club and Poteau Rotary Club. He received the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. Burl coached American Legion Baseball, winning the State Championship in 1967. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved wife, Lavonne, in June 2000.

May 4th

Barbara N. Rowland-Martin

May 4, 2012

Barbara N. Rowland-Martin, 75, of Newalla, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Newalla.
Barbara was born on April 25, 1937, in Poteau. She was the daughter of Ben and Dorothy (Hancock) Goins. Barbara worked at Western Electric, Dayton Tire and had a cleaning service. She enjoyed flowers, arts and crafts and making bouquets for her granddaughters.

Jesse Paul Ward

May 4, 2012

Jesse Paul Ward, 26, of Poteau died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Poteau. Jesse was born Feb. 16, 1986, in Edison, N.J. to Terry and Beth (Faulks) Ward. Jesse was a stay-at-home dad. Jesse was preceded in death by his brother, John Ward. Jesse built a ’86 Ram Charger 4x4.  He liked the outdoors, fishing and camping. He was the best dad in the world.

May 3rd

Elizabeth “Betty” (Korby) Peterson

May 3, 2012

Elizabeth “Betty” (Korby) Peterson, 62, of Spiro died Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Services are planned at a later date in June under the direction off Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

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