Archive - Obituary
February 24th, 2012
Gary Lawrence Ellis, 58, of Poteau died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Gary was born July 28, 1953, in Kansas City, Kan., to Charles L. and Gracie E. (Snell) Ellis.Â He was a brakeman for KCS Railroad.Â He was preceded in death by his mother.Â
Dale Keith, 78, of Whitesboro died February 18, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Muskogee.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 21, at 2 p.m. in the Talihina Funeral Home Chapel in Talihina.
Internment will be at the Whitesboro Cemetery in Whitesboro.
The Talihina Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Alta Holt, 77, of Poteau, Okla., passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 in Poteau. Mary was born December 31, 1934 in Talihina, Okla., to George N. and Atha Irene (Mahorney) Stoynoff. Mary was a retired telephone operator. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Jack Holt.
Janice Pauline Midgley Couch, of Wister, Okla., passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. Janice was born Sunday, December 2, 1962 in Stockton, Calif., to Clifford Melton and Lilace Elaine (Sampson) Midgley. She was a cook at Wister Public Schools. Janice was preceded in death by her paternal grandpa, Charley Midgley; maternal grandparents, O.C. and Mildred Sampson; and best friend, Cheryl Johnson Seagraves.
Dorothy Curtis, 85, of Talihina, passed away February 18, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark.
Funeral services will be conducted on February 21, at 10 a.m. at the Talihina First Baptist Church in Talihina.
Interment will be at the Riechert Cemetery.
Talihina Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Houston â€śHootâ€ť Jackson, 71, of Poteau, OK passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012 in Hot Springs, Ark. Hoot was born July 1, 1940 in Tahlequah, Okla., to Hyrum annd Evelyn (Wann) Jackson. He was a veteran of the National Guard. He worked in metal fabrication. Hoot was a member of Summerfield Baptist Church. He was baptized in Holson Creek in 1952. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Lois Jackson; his parents, Hyrum Jackson, Arden and Evelyn (Wann) Evans; and brother, A.C. Evans.
Monroe Sebo, 82, of Spiro died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Victory Worship Center in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Rena Gene Moore, 48, of Cheyenne, formerly of Wister, died Feb. 17, 2012, at Cheyenne.
Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25,at the Cheyenne Cemetery under the direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Service, Cheyenne.Â Condolence can be made at www.whineryfs.com.
James Daniel â€śDanâ€ť Falkner, 62, of Panama, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
He was born Dec. 31, 1949, in Panama to Elmer and Dym (Brown) Falkner.Â He was a college instructor.Â Dan worked 20 years at Panama High School, 10 years at Roland High School and four years at Carl Albert State College.Â
He is preceded in death by his father and two sisters, Joyce Fife and Ann Howard.
Geraldine Flanagan Hebert, 89, of Poteau went to be with the Lord on Feb. 15, 2012. She has been a faithful Christian since her youth.
Geraldine was born May 11, 1922, at Tarby, near Poteau.Â She was the daughter of the late Jim and Vera Flanagan, the wife of the late Harold S. Hebert, and a sister to the late James (Bubba) Flanagan.Â She is also preceded in death by son, Kenny Hebert.