Archive - Obituary
September 6th, 2011
Judy Gayle Rice of Charleston, Ark.,
died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Alamosa,
Colo., from injuries suffered in a motorcycle
accident. She was born March 8,
1947, in Fort Smith to Theodore Williams
and Betty Jo (Beshears) Williams. She was
Judy was a Health Records Service
Specialist for the North Logan Health Unit in Paris, Ark..
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at
Brotherton Funeral Home Chapel in Charleston with The
Rev. Bill Van Meter officiating. Burial will be at Caulksville
Cemetery in Caulksville, Ark., under the direction of
Eula Maye Stivers, 90, of Del City died
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in Oklahoma
City. Maye was born Feb. 5, 1921, in
Leflore. She was the daughter of James
Franklin and Nannie Lou Borden.
She was preceded in death by her parents;
daughter, Sandra Pollard; brother,
Robert L. Borden; sisters, Ruth Mings,
Rubye Parks and Rilla Wyatt; grandson, Nathan Pollard.
Maye is survived by her daughter, Connie Stivers and
husband, John Nolen of Del City; granddaughter, Neile
Blackwell of Del City; grandson, Bryan Pollard and wife,
Deppa of Tahlequah; many loved nieces, nephews, and
Ronald Rogers, 63, of Poteau died June 15, 2011.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 2 p.m.
at Old Bokoshe Cemetery under the direction of Evans
and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Larry Miller, 67, of
Bokoshe died Tuesday,
Aug. 30, 2011. Services
will be held Saturday, Sept.
3, at 10 a.m. at the Bokoshe
Assembly of God.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Mallory-Martin
Funeral Home, Spiro.
Olen â€śPossâ€ť David Earls,
73, of Heavener died
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 in
Fort Smith, Ark. He was
born July 5, 1938, in
Independence. Services will
be held Friday, Sept. 2, at
10 a.m. at the First Baptist
Church in Heavener.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Dowden
Funeral Home Heavener.
Mildred Pauline Kilgore, 94, of Poteau
died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 in Monroe.
Mildred was born July 6, 1917, in Hon,
Ark., to John D. and Winnie (Black)
Chester. She was a nurse. Mildred was a
member of the Pleasant Valley Free Will
Baptist Church in Poteau. She was preceded
in death by her parents; granddaughter,
Michelle Gassaway; son, Thomas M;
sister, Dovie Ruyle.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law,
Jeanette and Ralph LaRosa of Monroe, Sonja and Wilburn
Clark of Protem, Mo., Anna and Donnie Weaver of
Monroe, Winnie and Ron Plate of Soldontna, Alaska,
David Glen Johnson, 66, of Wister died Sunday, Aug.
28, 2011, in Wister.
Services will be at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at
Bethel Baptist Church in Wister with The Rev. Clyde
Steelman officiating. Burial will be in Ellis Chapel
Cemetery, Wister, under the direction of Evans and Miller
Funeral Home, Poteau.
Evangeline Meashintubby, 60, of Atoka died Friday
Aug. 26, 2011 in Talihina. Services will be held at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Rock Creek Cemetery, Honobia.
Interment will follow under the direction of Talihina
Ray Vermillion, 73, of Wister died Sunday, Aug. 28,
2011, in Poteau. Ray was born in Whiteface, Texas, on
Dec. 20, 1937, to Holley L. and Vinita (Stroud) Vermillion.
He was a realtor. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife Cecelia of the home; daughter,
Jean Morris of Ratliff City; son and daughter-in-law,
Dennis and Lisa Vermillion of Wister; three grandchildren,
Shelby Hill, Monty Hill and Sara Vermillion; brother,
Marvin Vermillion of Austin, Texas; numerous nieces,
nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Eugene Travis Boyer of Muskogee (formerly
of Poteau) died Saturday, Aug. 27,
2011, in Muskogee.
Gene was born Oct. 14 in Parma, Mo.,
to Otto Chester and Stella Pearl (Carylile)
Boyer. He spent his career as a retail manager
for Walmart and C.R. Anthonyâ€™s and
was a partner in D&D Pharmacy in Poteau
and Fort Smith, Ark. He was preceded in death by his
wife, Betty. Gene was a 57-year member of the Poteau
Masonic Lodge. Gene was a veteran of the U.S. Army and
attended First Baptist Church in Poteau. His passion was
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and