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Dr. Omer Joe Looper peacefully passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Joe was born Jan. 7, 1927, to Omer and Blanche Looper in Poteau. He attended The University of Georgia, University of Oklahoma and ultimately attained a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine. Joe practiced family medicine in Heavener and Miami for many years. Joe was a Navy veteran, member of the American Legion, Lionâ€™s Club and past president of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Medical Association.
William Walker Rogers, 95, of Claremore died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro. Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Ricky Clyde Jernigan, 62, of Poteau died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Poteau. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Salud â€śSallyâ€ť James, 94, of Poteau died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, in Poteau.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Evans and Miller Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial in James Cemetery at Calhoun. Family visitation will be at 2 p.m. before the service.
Hulan Arville Mosley Jr., 70, of Cameron died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Hulan was born Nov. 28, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas, to Hulan A. Sr. and Christine M. (Boatman) Mosley. He worked for more than 30 years with the Union Pacific Railroad. Hulan enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
James C. â€śJ.C.â€ť Holton, 77, of Poteau died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in Pocola.
Margaret Nell Monks, 76, of Panama died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Margaret was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Buck Creek to Albert and Ailene (Lipsey) Harris. Marg married Leonard T. â€śTomâ€ť Monks on April 14, 1962. She was a grade school teacher in Panama for 28 years before she retired. Marg loved to feed the deer and birds and loved to quilt. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents, Della and Robert Pierce.
Lillie â€śJeanâ€ť Hathaway, 89, of Poteau died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Poteau.
Services are pending with Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Sorena Going, 87, of Talihina died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Billie Kathryn Tenison, 82, of Poteau and The Oaks Healthcare Center died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
She was born in Comanche County on June 20, 1932, to Woodrow Wilson and Hazel (Bass) Sellers. She was retired from Revlon Corp.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Billie is survived by her husband, Russell (Rusty) Tenison of Poteau; a son, Michael Zurek of Poteau; granddaughter, Kathryn Gomez and Anthony of Sallisaw; a great-granddaughter, Mila Gomez of Sallisaw; brother, Jim Sellers of Rush Springs; other family members, friends and loved ones.