Archive - Obituary
March 18th, 2014
Howard Wilson Walls, 90, of Leflore died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Poteau. Howard was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Paoli, Ind., to Elijah and Maymie (Lambert) Walls. He was a heavy equipment operator. Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leflore. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lydia; and son, Howard Walls Jr.
Howard Leon LeMaster Sr., 73, of Poteau died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Poteau. Leon was born Dec. 3, 1940, in Coweta to Howard and Juanita Ethel (Mahaffey) LeMaster. He was a former businessman, police officer and farmer. Leon was a member of the Assembly of God Church and the Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice; and granddaughter, Kayla.
Bobby Gerald â€śBobâ€ť Wann, 72, died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Big Sandy, Texas.
Bob Wann was born July 13, 1941, to Marie Holderfield Wann and Harold â€śBusterâ€ť Wann and grew to adulthood in Fanshawe. He was passionate about people, achievement and horses.
These passions manifested in his love of sports: baseball, basketball, track and achieving high levels of personal performance.
Bobby Gerald "Bob" Wann, 72, died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Big Sandy, Texas.
Bob Wann was born July 13, 1941, to Marie Holderfield Wann and Harold "Buster" Wann and grew to adulthood in Fanshawe. He was passionate about people, achievement and horses. These passions manifested in his love of sport: baseball, basketball, track and achieving high levels of personal performance.
Douglas Earl Ellis, 83, of Pocola died March 13, 2014, in Fort. Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel, Poteau.Â Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. in Dustin Cemetery.Â Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Lawrence Schlienz, 80, died March 3, 2014. He was born to Fay Schlienz and Josephine Beatrice (Moss) Schlienz on Aug. 28, 1933, at home in Mancelona, Mich. He served a brief time in the U,S. Navy and was honorably discharged.
Donald Ray Jamison, 59, of Poteau died Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Poteau. Donald was born Aug. 15, 1954 in Richmond, Calif., to Donald Claud and Dortha Mae (Goff) Jamison. He was a mechanic. Donald was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Lee Johnson.
Jacob Allen Custard, 21, died March 3, 2014 in Whitesboro.
He was named after his grandfather, C. Allen Custard. "Our sweet Jacob," as grandma Custard nicknamed him, was a special brother who was blessing to those who were around him. He was born in Poteau on March 14, 1992, to Edith Custard and Lawrence Schlienz.
Edith Eileen Custard (known as Eileen), 57, died Monday, March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
Dorothy Helen Bollinger, 79, of Cameron died Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Dorothy was born Aug. 17, 1934,in Bengal to James D. and Willie Mae (Doris) Martin. She was a hotel-motel housekeeper. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leroy Bollinger; and daughter, Dorothy Mae Pearcy.