Archive - Obituary
October 6th, 2014
Dale Sanders, 93, of Poteau died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Poteau. William was born March 22, 1921, in Fanshawe to Snowden and Addie (Thurman) Sanders. William owned and operated a grocery store and service station in Buffalo Valley and Summerfield. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marvin and Eldred Sanders; and sister, Juanita Gwin.
Rhonda Owens, 46, of Heavener died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services were held Monday, Oct. 6, at First Baptist Church in Heavener. Burial was in Conser Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home.
Brexton Oakley Francis of Spiro was born and passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Larry Wayne Monks, 64, of Tulsa, formerly of Panama died Sept. 23, 2014, in Tulsa. Larry was born at Tahona to Bill and Eveline Monks on July 6, 1950. He attended Panama Schools, Eastern Oklahoma State College at Wilburton and graduated from Oklahoma State University at Stillwater with an electrical engineering degree and with additional degrees from Louisiana State University. Major degrees were coal-fired generation and nuclear generation. Larry enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing with Lawrence Williamson of Panama, his friend for many years.
Bobbie Jo Montgomery, 54, of Poteau died Sept. 25, 2014, in Poteau.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Vaughn Cemetery, Gilmore, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.Â
Juanita Transue, 89, of Talihina died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her home.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Old Talihina CemeteryÂ under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Jimmy Leon Albert, 69, of Poteau died Monday, September 29, 2014, in Poteau. Jimmy was born July 23, 1945, in Poteau to Anthony and Jessie (Midgley) Albert. He was a plastering subcontractor. Jimmy loved to deer hunt and he loved his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; brother, Jerry Albert; and sister, Sandra McKown.
Gerald Thomas Billy, 62, of Poteau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.
Gerald was born March 13, 1952, in Poteau to Thomas Coleman and Edna Marie (Borden) Billy. He was a media coordinator at KFSM-Channel 5 for 32 years. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Norma Jean Burden.
Ronald R. Fullen, 74, of Panama died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Ron was born Nov. 19, 1939, in Summerfield to Dewey Ray and Ruth (Miller) Fullen. He served in the National Guard. Ron taught 26 years at Panama Schools. He loved to trotline and hunt; he raised fighting chickens. Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Fullen July 14, 2013; his parents; and brothers, Donald J. (twin) and Timothy Alexandra Fullen.