Archive - Obituary
August 7th, 2014
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.
Steven Coker, 49, of Antlers, formerly of Spiro died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Ray Rush, 85, of Pocola died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau.Â Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Pocola, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Luveda Louise Earls, 92, of Summerfield died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Ponca City. Louise was born Jan. 10, 1922, in Reichert-Summerfield to John Christopher and Ora (White) Cox. She was a homemaker. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe Earls; her parents; brothers, Orbria, Ivan, Dale, John Jr. and Harold Cox; sister, Reba Loyd.