Archive - Obituary
July 2nd, 2012
David Earl Griffith Sr., 80, died Monday, July 2, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at the Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Mildred P. Alexander, 92, of Spiro died Saturday, June 30, 2012. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Dr. Robert Lee Hampton, 82, of Shady Point died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Poteau Church of Christ, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Daisy Mae Green, infant daughter of Tommy and Mary Louise (Readman) Green, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Tulsa.Â She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Karen Mitchell and great grandfather, Dud Lightfoot.Â
Daisy is survived by her parents of Spiro; sisters, Vanessa and Dominique Green of Spiro; grandparents, Judy and James Crabtree of Sallisaw; great grandmother, Dora Frisbee of California; numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 1, at Keota Cemetery with Rev. Don Steele officiating.
Gail Hobbs Moore, formerly of Poteau and Tulsa, died on May 19, 2012, in Valley Park, Mo. She was 92.Â She was born Aug. 8, 1919, in Russellville, Ark., where she attended high school.Â She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, James Robert â€śJimmyâ€ť Moore, who died in 1965.Â Gail and Jimmy spent many happy years in Poteau and were active in The First Methodist Church and in school activities with their five children. Gail was also preceded in death by her mother, Norma Campbell Hobbs; father, Earl Roberts Hobbs; sister, Harriette Hobbs Pattie; and brother, George Hall Hobbs.
Allan A. Guinn of Spanaway, Wash., formerly of Poteau, died Sunday, June 24, 2012.Â Allan, better known by his nickname â€śJiggsâ€ť as he grew up on Lus Holtonâ€™s big farm near Cameron during the Depression, was born on July 5, 1925, to Bert Sr. and Mable V. (Pool) Guinn in Poteau.
Maxine Geraldine â€śJerryâ€ť Miller ofÂ Monroe died Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Poteau. Jerry was born Dec. 30, 1919, in Roswell, N.M., toÂ Tom and Leona (Anderson) Fortner. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul X. Miller; sister, Clara Murphee; brothers, V.I. Fortner and Ed Fortner
Audrey Jean Jurgens, 73, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Monday, June 25, at Jamestown Nursing and Rehab in Rogers, Ark. She was born on June 23, 1939, in Milbank, S.D., to Raymond Siewert and Mildred Rolstad Siewert.
Roberta Adams, 87, of Poteau died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Poteau.Â Roberta was born Aug. 25, 1924 in Poteau to Byron and Ersy (Oliver) Plummer. She was a homemaker.Â Roberta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denver Adams; grandson, Keith Spangler; and her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Mattie Adams of Poteau; daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Paul Spangler, Linda and Dean Garrison of Poteau; grandchildren, Heith Williams, Deana Donathan, Jeana Heist and P.D. Spangler; nine great grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones.
Alice Jean Martin, 73, a determined but generous, practical and caring mother and grandmother, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Midland, Texas.
Born Aug. 21, 1938, in Leflore to Minnie and Sol Kitchens, Alice was the ultimate civil servant, retiring from the Social Security Administration after many years of faithful service and also following the love of her life, Billy Martin, across the world throughout his 20-plus years of service in the Army.