Archive - Obituary
July 7th, 2014
Wyatt Steven Ray Edwards, infant son of Candice (Hendrix) Thompson of Cameron and Andrew Edwards of Panama was born and passed away on July 4, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Wyatt is survived by his parents; three brothers, Cole Thompson and James Thompson of Cameron and Kayden Edwards of Poteau; two sisters, Patience Thompson of Cameron and Hailey Edwards of Poteau; grandparents, Hattie Hendrix of Tulsa, Steve and Jeanne Hendrix of McCurtain, Ray and Karen Edwards of Panama; and great-grandmother, Nettie McGee of Fort Smith.
Edward Henry Cobb, 71, of Poteau died Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Poteau. Edward was born Oct. 10, 1942, in Enid to John Henry and Ruth Marguerite (Carlisle) Cobb. He was a mechanic. Edward was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Edward Lee Cobb; and one sister, Ellen Fauver.
He and Betty Fenwick were married on July 30, 1960.
Grace R. Huss, 91, of Poteau died Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Poteau. Grace was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Williams to Martin L. and Frances A. (Moore) Stankewitz. Grace was one of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses. Grace was a provider for DHS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garthur Dorsey Huss, on April 5, 1998; three sisters and three brothers.
It has been almost one year since Martha Louise LaFaver, dearest mother and grandmother, was released from pain and worries on Wednesday, July 27, 2013.
Grace R. Huss, 91, of Poteau died Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Poteau.Â
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, at the Oakland Cemetery Pavilion in Poteau under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Anthony Sanders, 54, of Talihina died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Talihina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 7, in the Sardis Community Building. Burial will be under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Clarence Hamm, 74, of Beggs, formerly of Poteau died Monday, June 30, 2014.
Services will be held Monday, July 7, at First Baptist Church in Beggs. Burial will be in Beggs Cemetery under the direction of McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.
Julius Gene Dugan, 77 of Jenny Lind, Ark., died Thursday, June 26, 2014, in a Fort Smith, Ark., hospital.Â He was a retired industrial steel worker, member of Rose Garden Full Gospel Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Patsy Jean Gilstrap, 83, of Poteau died Friday, June 27, 2014, in Poteau. Patsy was born in Dow-Hartshorne on March 22, 1931 to William Franklin and Isabell I. (Blair) Clay. She was a secretary at the courthouse for years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poteau. Patsy was an avid reader. She was the â€śBest Mom in the World.â€ť Patsy was preceded in death by her husband, Bob E. Gilstrap, on Feb. 11, 2002, and sister, Nancy Pierce.
Leanna Bynum, 89, of Spiro died Monday, June 23, 2014.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, at Mallory Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.