Archive - Obituary
February 27th, 2014
Kenneth Joe Rose, of Muse died Feb. 22, 2014. Kenneth was born on July 31, 1929, in Whitesboro to Oscar and Pearl Smith Rose. He had three brothers, Ralph Rose, Ernest Rose and Elmer Rose, five sisters, Gladys James, Opal Norvell, Audrey Juarez, Norma Jean Fields and Jo Griffith.
Lori Lea Hopcraft, 48, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
Lori was born March 29, 1965, in Olney, Ill., to Calvin Phillip Hopcraft and Patsy Ruth Coggins Hopcraft. She graduated with the Class of 1983 from Pearland High School, Pearland, Texas, and was a librarian for many years, in Pearland.
Lori was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Patsy Hopcraft, and one brother, Barton Hopcraft. She is survived by her brother, Calvin Phillip Hopcraft II and his family of Jenks.
Nyla Vern Smittle, 88, of Heavener died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Heavener.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home.
Kenneth Rose, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Whitesboro Baptist Church with Brother Mark Cook officiating. Burial will be in Whitesboro Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Frank Hugh Martin, 80, of Pocola died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Services will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Unite Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the U.S. National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro.
Vera Lee Johnson, 68, of Poteau died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Latter Day Saints Church in Poteau.Â Burial will be in Dog Creek Cemetery under the direction ofÂ Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Wendall Fields, 78, of Talihina died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Jeffrey Michael Hall, 53, of Heavener died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Jeff worked at Riverside Furniture. Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernest and Ollie Hall, Charles and Beatrice Sallee; and his father, Albert Hall.
Skyler Gene Leroy
Skyler Gene Leroy of Mansfield, Ark., was born Nov. 9, 2003, and entered Heavenâ€™s Gates on Sunday Feb. 16, 2014.
He is survived by his mother, Amanda Stell, and stepfather, Jeff Stell, of Mansfield; father, Billy Leroy, and stepmother, Jaime Leroy, of Heavener; brother, Trenton Leroy, and stepbrother, Ian Stell, of the home in Mansfield; stepsister, Caitlin Brown, and stepbrothers, Justin Brown and Shelton Cumbie of Heavener; grandparents, Bob and Kay Haag of Poteau, Teresa and Jon Matlock of Poteau, Brenda Lee of Rolla, Mo., and Helen Stell of Savannah, Ga.
The Rev. Donald J. Taylor, 87, of Wister left his earthly home and arrived at his heavenly home on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He came into this world as the son of Flora and Ewell Taylor on Dec. 31,1926, in Royal.