Archive - Obituary
July 24th, 2012
Michael Kelly Frye, 54, of Chicago, formerly of Poteau, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, in Chicago.
Audrey â€śOpalâ€ť Bowers, 83, of Buck Creek died Monday, July 23, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Billy Mecom, 76, of Tulsa died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Tulsa. A funeral service will held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, with graveside services at 2 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery, Spiro. Mooreâ€™s Eastlawn Chapel, Tulsa, is handling arrangements.
Nancy Melinda Lyons, 75, of Arkoma died Thursday, July 19. Services were held Saturday, July 21, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro.
Thomas James â€śTomâ€ť Payne, 85, of Poteau died July 22, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Tom was born May 1, 1927, inÂ Paris, Texas, to Grady and Lidia (George) Payne.Â He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from OG&E.Â Tom was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tommy Ray Payne.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of the home; daughters, Linda Williams of Poteau, Susan Salmaran of Ypsilanti, Mich., Brenda McDonald of Owasso; son, Bill Newnam of Poteau; Steve Wedding of Tulsa;Â eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones.
Larry Gene â€śJoeâ€ť Gullick, 63, of Wister died Sunday, July 22, 2012, in Wister.
He was born Sept. 18, 1948, at Poteau to Roy Wilton Sr. and Martha Ann (Barnes) Gullick.Â He was a retired truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Roy Gullick Jr. and James Ray Gullick; five sisters, Anna Florence James, Mary Francis (Betty) Heavener, Carolyn Sue â€śSusieâ€ť Rutledge-Pennington, Freda Wood and Rita Stien.
Mary Helen VanGuilder, 87, of Poteau died Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Poteau.Â No services are scheduled. Information provided by Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Angela L. Whaner, 57 of Wister died Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Poteau.Â No services are scheduled at this time. Information submitted by Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
J.C. Palmer, 88, of Keota died Monday, July 16, 2012. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 20, in Keota City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Karenann Smith, 52, of Spiro died Sunday, July 15, 2012. Services will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, July 20, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.