Archive - Obituary
Betty L. Wade, 75, of Shady Point died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Betty was born March 6, 1937, in Booneville, Ark., to Robert Matthew and Addie Alice (Beshears) Anderson. She was a petroleum landman â€” oil and gas lease. Betty was a member of the First Assembly of God in Wister. She was secretary for the Oasis International Ministries for 11 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.B. Wade; and sister, Liz Heavener.Â
Billie Louise Morris, 88, of Wister died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Billie was born in Wister on Jan. 15, 1924, to Charles A. and Irma I. (Brown) Reed. Billie was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wister since 1957.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbert Morris; sons, William Charles Morris and Martin Morris; daughter, Shannon Kitchens; and granddaughter, Stephanie May.
Joyce â€śGGâ€ť Skinner Henry, 89, loving mother, grandmother, great- and great-great-grandmother of Colleyville, Texas, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving daughters Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
Joyce was born March 2, 1923, in Booneville, Ark., to Aaron and Vora Skinner. She moved to Oklahoma City in 1952, where she owned and operated Joyceâ€™s Beauty Salon until she moved to Fort Worth, Texas, in 1967. She owned and operated hair salons in Fort Worth until 2004.
Frances Ellen Anderton Buchanan, 76, of Quinlan, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
She was born July 17, 1936, in Keota to Otto E. and Okla (Christenberry) Brigance. Frances owned and operated Jimmie Anderton Grass Co. and was a member of First Baptist Church of Poetry, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Albert Brigance; and sister-in-law, Lola Brigance.
Eual Dillon, 95, of Pocola died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in Woodlawn park Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.
Amy Lynn Rains Childs, 40, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Fort Smith.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau.Â Burial will be in LeFlore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral home.
Memorial services for Barbara Nelson, 79, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Asbury United Methodist Church Mason Chapel in Broken Arrow. The Rev. Tom Harrison will officiate.
Barbara Ann Nelson was born on Sept. 26, 1933, in Springfield, o., the daughter of Dr. James Leroy and Mamie (Lance) Baker. Barbara died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Gaylon Cox, 77, of Hackett, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a great grandson. Cox was a retired superintendent for Willard Mirror Co.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Old Union Cemetery near Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home.
Mary Belle Scott Cooper, 86, of Poteau died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. Mary Belle was born April 16, 1926, in Hitchita to James Albert and Haley (Gabbard) Scott. She and her husband owned and operated the Sears Roebuck store in Poteau. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Grady Scott and Dale Scott; sisters, Dovie Brown, Wilma Shipp and Helen Sychr.
Tommie Louise Griffin, 74, of Shady Point died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Shady Point.
Tommie was born October 28, 1938 in Bonham, Texas, to Joseph Saul and Bonnie (Marsh) Nowell. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Joyce Davis, Jim Nowell and Bill Nowell; nephew, Joseph Nowell; niece, Christy Nowell Rogers; grandson, Jason Markley; and Joseph Saul Nowell; her parents and stepfather, Jack Coltrane; numerous aunts and uncles. She was a beautician for 45 years.