Archive - Obituary
January 5th, 2015
Ida Ann Partain, 92, of Spiro died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Murry Spur Freewill Baptist Church in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Martha Ann Gassaway, 87, of Denison, Texas, died at Crawford Street Place, Denison, on Dec. 31, 2014. She was born on Sept. 7, 1927, in Heavener to Robert and Mayme Baucum Mobley.
She married James Gassaway, who passed away in 1994, on Jan. 27, 1945. She was a homemaker and loved doing for her family. She especially loved cooking. She was an avid bird watcher, favoring blue birds. She moved to Grayson County from Monroe 14 years ago. She was of the Baptist faith.
Faye Wilta Fullen, 80, of Wister passed away Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Wister.
Faye was born Dec. 7, 1934, in Monroe to Ed and Lucy (Cook) Armstrong. She was a physical therapist assistant. She belonged to the Wister United Methodist Church.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Fullen; her parents; son, Sonny Fullen; grandchildren, Heather Williams and Gwen Fullen; five sisters, Jane Storie, Delores Brookman, Erma Rutledge, Ann Bell and Pauline Pruitt; four brothers, Bill, Hubert, Charles and Homer Armstrong.
Sidney Paul â€śSidâ€ť Spencer, 58, of Heavener died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in Sallisaw. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home in Heavener.
December 31st, 2014
Vera Sims Griffith, 83, of Shady Point died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
She worked in accounting for Wilson Foods and McKesson Chemicals. She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Ron Belford and Bobby Belford.
Survivors include her sons, Curt Belford of Yukon, Harold Belford of Bokoshe; granddaughters, Misty Belford of Poteau, Dawn Belford of Yukon; five great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Charles Gene Perdue, 65, of Spiro died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at First Baptist Church in Spiro. Burial will be in Cowlington Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Bill Bevins Carroll, 48, of Wister died Monday, Dec.22, 2014, in Wister. Bill was born Aug. 6, 1966, in Poteau. Bill worked at Baldor.
Friends and family knew him as â€śLittle Billy.â€ť We all have happy memories of Billy that we hold dear to our hearts.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Brittany Nichols and Jesse Loomis of Wister; grandson, Aidan Loomis; parents, Jack and Judy Holderfield of Kinta; companion, Sheri Leavitt; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
William â€śBillâ€ť McWhirter, 86, of Spiro died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.
Services will be held at noon Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial at 2 p.m. in the National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark.
Freddie Don Fulmer, 67, of Pocola died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Pocola.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Evans Memorial Chapel, Pocola, with burial at 1 p.m, in the National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark. Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Marilyn Jean (Sheets) Johnston, 79, formerly of Poteau peacefully entered into the presence of the Lord Jesus on Dec. 24, 2014, in Sapulpa.
Marilyn was born Dec. 2, 1935, in Alva to M.R. â€śRexâ€ť Sheets and Grace (Korn) Sheets. Moving to Woodward, in 1946, she was raised and received most of her education there, graduating from Woodward High School. In 1954, She married Gary Johnston in Woodward. They moved to Poteau in 1962. During 24 years of marriage, three daughters were born.