Archive - Obituary
September 17th, 2014
Cloyis W. Clay, 84, of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Poteau.
Cloyis was born Sept, 24, 1929, in Gilmore to Vernon and Beulah (Day) Clay. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where was awarded the CIB (Combat Infantry Badge), Army Occupation Medal (Japan), Korean Service Medal with Bronze Star and UN Service Medal. Cloyis was an educator-principal. Cloyis loved to hunt. He was a great gardener, grafting trees. He was very proud of his grandson who is pursuing a PhD. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Troy Riddle; and niece, Debbie Mudd.
Bobby Doyle Mann, 80, of Wister died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in his home surrounded by his loving family.Â He was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Wister to Orbie and Lucille (Keifer) Mann. Bobby was a coal miner and construction worker.Â
Bobby is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Orbalene (Mann) Shipman; son-in-law, Don Shadden; and mother of his daughters, Wilma Jean Mann.
Timothy J. Jiminez, 53 of Bokoshe died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born Aug. 17, 1961, in San Jose, Calif., to Harry and Barbara (Thomas) Jiminez. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired protection officer.
Cloyis W. Clay, 84, of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Poteau.Â
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.Â Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Billy Charles â€śChuckâ€ť Mitchael Jr., 55, of Spiro died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Haven Heights Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Ark. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Virgie Marie Crumb, 78, of Spiro died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Spiro.Â
Services were held Friday, Sept. 12, at the Southside House of Worship in Spiro. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Jackie Mae Steel, 86, of Wister died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Poteau.
Jackie was born April 5, 1928, in Swink to James and Ruby (Roland) Woolery.
She was retired from Pacific Telephone. Jackie was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom Steel; daughter, Sharon Gutierrez; and siblings, Truman Woolery and Iva Moody.
Mona L. Crawford, 88, of Pocola died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Spiro.
Mona was born Sept. 10, 1926, in Fanshawe to Raymond and Alice (Jones) Armstrong.
She was a teacher at Pocola Elementary until she retired. Mona was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Crawford; daughter, Glenda Harvell; shared daughter, Heather Crawford; and brother, Bill Armstrong.
Herbert Boyd Reading of Heavener was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Rose Hill to Azariah William and Lula Reading and passed away Sept. 13, 2014, in Heavener at the age of 77.
Mary Ward, 94, widow of Charles Ward (formerly of Poteau) has passed away. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Boston Avenue Methodist Church in Tulsa.