Archive - Obituary
July 25th, 2013
Ben Dickerson Williamson, 80, of Smithville died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Smithville. Services will be held at Panther Creek Christian Church in Watson. Burial will be in Panther Creek Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Steve â€śBubbaâ€ť Carter, 62, died July 24, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at Community Bible Church of Fort Smith, 9201 S. Dallas St., at 11 a.m. Monday, July 29. Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Smith.
Viewing will be at Evans and Miller Funeral Home in Poteau until Sunday afternoon. Family visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Fentress Funeral Home, Fort Smith.Â
Martha Belle (Bramlett) Hardin of Oklahoma City died July 23, 2013. She was born Dec. 7, 1940, in Poteau to Ellis and Margie Belle Bramlett. Martha graduated from Poteau High School as tri-valedictorian in 1959 and Oklahoma State University with a degree in home economics education in 1962 and a masterâ€™s degree in clothing, textiles, and merchandising in 1968. She later earned an Early Childhood Certification at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Mary Arletta Hall, 89, of Albany, Ore, formerly of Panama, died Friday, July 19, 2013. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Scott Selby, 43, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Monday, July 22, 2013, in Fort Smith.
Scott was born on Dec. 27, 1969, in Little Rock, Ark. He was an administrative manager. Â
Scott is survived by son,, Aiden Selby of Panama; daughter Alex Selby of Panama; two brothers, Wayne Williams of Cabot, Ark. and Mike Williams of Bald Knob, Ark.; a sister, Christie Bentz of Benton, Ark.; parents, Jim and Barbara Williams of Steamboat, Colo.; father, Harold Selby of North Little Rock, Ark.; and brother, Todd Selby of North Little Rock.
Joseph â€śJBâ€ť James, 89, of Broken Arrow died Friday, July 19, 2013. Services were held Tuesday at Hayhurst Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.
Wanda Sue Mahan, 69, of Poteau died Monday, July 22, 2013, in Poteau.
Wanda was born Oct. 25, 1943, in Poteau to William Robert and Pearl Lucille (Dedmon) Cooper. She was a retail clerk. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rob and Pearl Cooper; and brothers, Bobby Cooper and Jerry Cooper.
Wilma Adelia Sterner, 95, of Moscow, Iowa, died Saturday, July 6, in West Liberty, Iowa. Her survivors include her daughter, Linda Harold of Panama. Services were held July 10, at Grace United Church of Christ in Wilton, Iowa. Burial was in Moscow Cemetery under the direction of Bentley Funeral Home, Durant, Iowa.
Verley Jean Woodral, 77, of Heavener died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Poteau.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will be in Reichert Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Josee Nathalie McGowen, 85, of Poteau died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Josee was born April 28, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium, to Fabien and Mary Julia (Van den Broeck) Dricot. She was a homemaker. Josee was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; two children, Patricia Kay McGowen and Allen Lee McGowen; and one sister, Amandine.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews; Judith, Carol, Linda, Virginia, Janette, Barbara, Patti, Greg, Gene, John and James.