Archive - Obituary
June 23rd, 2014
James Darwin Christy, 68, of Wister died Friday, June 20, 2014, in Wister. He was born Aug. 1, 1945, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, David G. Christy and Letamae Christy.Â
Jim served 35 years in the military, serving his country in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf. As a civilian he worked 25 years at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith as a registered nurse. In retirement, Jim helped start a dog and cat rescue in Poteau. He loved his dog and cat children and they loved him. His greatest love was riding and spending time with his horses.Â Â Â
Bronx Easton Lovell of Fort Smith, Ark., was born and passed away June 18, 2014, in Fort Smith.
Services held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 23, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Edna Smith, 91, of Santa Maria, Calif., formerly of Spiro died Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at First Baptist Church in Spiro. Burial will be in Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Betty Lanning, 86, of Talihina died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Talihina Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20, at the New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service.Â
Joyce Fine, 61, of Albion died Friday, June 13, 2014, in Talihina.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Burial will be in Albion Cemetery under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service, Talihina.
Marie Emmetts, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Muskogee.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the St. Catherineâ€™s of Siena Church under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service, Talihina.
William â€śBillâ€ť Greb, 63, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Monday, June 16, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in Garland Cemetery, Stigler. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
James â€śJimâ€ť Foster, 86, of Spiro died Friday, June 13.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Wanda L. Doty, 85, of Poteau and The Oaks Healthcare Center, died Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was born in Bloomington, Ill., on Aug. 20, 1928, to Arthur Lee and Margurite Anna Daney. Wanda was very proud to be of the Choctaw heritage and was a very religious person.
Her education included masterâ€™s degrees in education and counseling and she completed all class work towards her doctorate degree. Most of her career was spent teaching and counseling Native American students.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Kathryn Melba Joyce Wilson Wann, 78, of Monroe died June 12, 2014, in Monroe. Kathryn was born June 1, 1936, in Monroe to George Wesley and Jessie Allen (Webster) Wilson. She was married to Clifton Wann on June 4, 1954. They celebrated their 60th anniversary together at their home in Monroe. Kathryn was a cook at Howe Schools.