Archive - Obituary
Vera Mecom Watson, 93, of Poteau passed to be with her Lord Monday, July 30, 2012, at Spiro Nursing Home. Born Jan. 13, 1919, she was the daughter of Jim and Alta Mecom. She married Marvin Watson Jan. 24, 1937. She was a retired seamstress of Hamlin Garment Factory in Poteau. She was a longtime member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church.
William C. â€śBillâ€ť Shero, 86, of Wilburton, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at his home. Services were held Monday, July 30, at Centerpoint Baptist Church with burial in Centerpoint Cemetery under the direction of Waldrop Funeral Home, Wilburton.
Jane Hammond, 85, of Poteau died Sunday, July 29, 2012, in Poteau. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Poteau with Rev. Kyle Clark officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Travis Frizzell, 73, of the Zoe community, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, with Rosary at 7 p.m. in the Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Heavener.
Violet Lucille Covey, 77, of Panama died Monday July 30, 2012, in Panama.
Violet was born Aug. 8, 1934, in Strang to J.L. and Gertie (Sales) Lowery.Â Violet was a chamber member of the Poteau Valley Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and loved flowers and gardening.
Samantha Sue Shockey, 39, of Hackett, Ark., died Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Kimmi Sarah Massey, 26,of Poteau died Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Poteau. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the House of Hope Church in Poteau under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
John â€śSonnieâ€ť Fullen, 64, of Shady Point died Thursday, July 26, 2012, in Fort Smith. Sonnie was born July 9, 1948, in Poteau to John Hoyt and Modean (Seaborn) Fullen. He was a general contractor. Sonnie was a member of the Calhoun Baptist Church and the Poteau Masonic Lodge.Â
Marie F. "Reedy" Gothard, 88, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012. She was born Dec. 14, 1923, in Colorado to Eva E. and Joseph B. Finley. Â She was married to Arch G. Gothard II, in Wheatridge, Colo., on April 11, 1939.
Duane Wood, loving father, grandfather, and brother passed from this life and went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 23, 2012, at the age of 74.
Born Sept. 20, 1937, in Wilburton, he was the son of Edgar Scott and Jessie (Ray) Wood. He grew up in Wilburton and graduated from WHS in 1955. Duane married his high school sweetheart, Saundra Callahan, on June 29, 1957; she preceded him in death in 2004.