Archive - Obituary
August 7th, 2014
Russell Transue, 69, of Talihina died Thursday, July 30, 2014, at his home.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Talihina First Assembly of God under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Services.
John Wheat, 75, of Talihina died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Victory Baptist Church in Talihina under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Services.
Judy Ramsey, 55. of Spiro died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
The family will hold private services at a later date. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Leslie Earl Odom, 83, of Poteau died Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014, in Poteau.
Leslie was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Poteau to Henry Archie and Callie (Wiley) Odom. Leslie was a welder. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, James Odom, Henry Odom and Pauline Scott.Â
James Allen â€śBuddyâ€ť Oâ€™Haver, 63, of Spiro died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Lindsay
No services are planned at this time.Â Grace Manor Funeral Home of Spiro is handling arrangements.
Patricia â€śPatâ€ť Reese, 82, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Heavener died Saturday, July 30, 2014, in Springfield.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, in Heavener Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home.
Cynthia Marie Greenway Kimble, 59, of Morrilton, Ark., formerly of Poteau died Thursday, July 31, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton is handling arrangements.
Gordon S. Harmon, 69, of Springfield Mo., died July 13, 2014, at his home. Memorial service will be announced at a later date under the direction of Elliott Mortuary and Crematory, Hutchinson, Kan.
James Archie â€śJimâ€ť Miller, 86, of Poteau died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Poteau. He was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Carter to Ray and Ida (Hill) Miller. Jim was a World War II veteran of SearchÂ and Rescue stationed in Newfoundland, aÂ broiler and cattleÂ farmer for OK Farms and a retired oil field consultant.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Ida Miller; brother, Bun Miller; sister, Melba Martin;Â and wife and loving companion, Mary â€śBettyâ€ťÂ Heavener-Miller.
Joyce A. Minnis, 70, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Fort Smith. She was born Dec. 18, 1943, in Panama to the late Otto and Mary Martin. She was a Baptist and a legal secretary. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Martin.
Joyce is survived by her husband, John Minnis; her daughter, Jill Pierce of Panama; her son, Jody Henry of Norman; two sisters, Linda Brown and Donna Kendrick both of Poteau; two brothers, James Martin of Greenwood and Jack Martin of Shady Point; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.