Archive - Obituary
February 11th, 2014
Earl Wilden, 80, of Spiro died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Spiro. He was born Jan. 1, 1934, in Tulsa to James Thomas and Lola Marie (Griffin) Wilden. He was a boilermaker, a member of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Lodge 592 since May 6, 1966, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.Â
Earl is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Easter (Johnson) Wilden; a daughter, Brenda Kay Wilkins; three sisters, Virginia Suindell, Geneva Laughlin and Helen Welch; two brothers, Chester Thomas Wilden and Earnest Wilden; brother-in-law, Junior New.
Lottie â€śDudeâ€ť Goodwin, 84, of Cameron died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Cameron. She was born July 17, 1929, in Tahlequah to Lonnie and Ida Martin. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lottie was a member of the Jehovahâ€™s Witness Church in Poteau. She had an infectious laugh and was a joy to everyone who knew her. Her loss leaves a void in the lives of her loved ones that nothing can ever fill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Raymond Martin.
Philip Wayne Peak, 71, of Howe died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at his home.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 10, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener.
Doyle Lynn Kelley, 73, of Oklahoma City, formerly of Paris, Ark., died Feb. 3, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
A memorial service was held Monday at New Hope United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City.
Wayne Jenson, 89, of Poteau died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Oklahoma City. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Evans Chapel of Memories.Â Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Iva Marie Spicer, 88, of Spiro died Feb. 3, 2014, in Spiro. She was born June 9, 1925 in Williams, to James Edmond and Ruth Ellen (Laughlin) Brown. She was a retired home health aide.
Iva is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ray Spicer; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Gernand; three brothers, Dez, Ellis and James Brown; four sisters, Etta Brown, Silbeal (Syble) McDuffie, Opal (Connie) Talhelm and Dym Falkner.
Raymond Lee Davis, 53, of Talihina died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Talihina.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Ellis Chapel Church in Wister. Burial will be in Ellis Chapel Cemetery, Wister, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau. The family will visit with relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Robert L. Morgan, 79, of Chino, Calif., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. He was retired from the California Air National Guard where he had attained the rank of chief master sergeant and also from the Defense Contract Administration Services, where he was a supervisory industrial specialist. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Morgan of Chino.
Joe Carroll Molton, 71, of Shady Point died Tuesday, January 28, 2014, in Shady Point. Joe was born September 13, 1942 in Wellington, Texas., to Oscar and Opal (Gibbons) Molton. He was a welder. Joe helped in the construction of the AES Plant. He loved to restore old cars; he was a member of the Studebaker Club; a member of the Masonic Lodge; and a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief. Joe was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sharon Kingery Molton; and brothers, W.L. and Archie Molton.
Smith Montgomery, 65, of Wilburton died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Wilburton. He was born Sept. 27, 1948, in Plattsburg, Miss., to William and Lula Lee (Ford) Montgomery. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart; retired from OGE after 25 years of service and was dedicated to Special Olympics.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Wendell Montgomery, John Montgomery and Tom Montgomery.