Archive - Obituary
February 6th, 2012
Jason Willhite, 39, of Barling, Ark, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron. Services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Spiro.
Mike Cox, 76, of Talihina died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at Oklahoma Veterans Center. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Old Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Billy Ray Childers Sr., 68, of Nash, Texas, died Jan. 30, 2012 in a local hospital. Mr. Childers was born Feb. 1, 1943, in Red Oak. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Ware Cemetery in Domino, Texas, under the direction of East Funeral Home, Texarkana, Texas.
Ann â€śCookieâ€ť Dunfee, 72, of Shady Point died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. Burial will be in Shady Point Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Teresa Mae Byington, 61, of Talihina died Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012, in Antlers. Services will be held at 10 a.m. today in the Talihina Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at the New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Opal May Fout, 84, of Pocola,Â formerly of Shady Point, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 in Fort Smith, Ark. Opal was born May 17, 1927, in Wewoka to Cecil and JewelÂ (Nance) Lassiter.Â She was a homemaker.Â Opal was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dolin Fout; son, Andy Fout; brother, Lloyd Lassiter; and sisters, Katie Jones and Louise Varner.Â
Juanita â€śJipâ€ť Tormey, 80, of Pocola died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Christian Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Pocola. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Pocola.
Eva Caldwell Kirk, 98, formerly of Poteau, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Carolina House, Morehead City, N.C. Born on May 24, 1913, she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Fannie Bone Caldwell.
Wilma Sue Marler, 81, Cameron, died Jan. 26, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â She was born Oct. 6, 1930, at Washburn, Ark., to Roland Rease and Ocie Bell (Gipson) Francis.Â Wilma was a homemaker and a retired nursing assistant. For many years she provided a loving home environment for approximately 60 foster children.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carrol Cooper, who helped raise her children; five brothers, Gene, Elmer, Velmer, Alford and Orb Francis; a sister, Ernestine Johnson; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Merle Dwain McClain, 74, of Heavener died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.