Archive - Obituary
June 3rd, 2013
Jerry Wayne Fulks, 65, of Talihina died Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Talihina.Â Jerry was born July 28, 1947, in Summerfield to John Henry and Ellen (Smith) Fulks. Jerry was a graduate of Leflore High School where he played basketball. Jerry married Cheri (Queener) Fulks on Oct. 21, 1988. He coached basketball for 28 years at Lone Grove Schools. He loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and one brother.
Glen S. âPonchoâ Newburn, 85, a lifelong resident of Wister, passed from this life to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Glen as born June 20, 1927, in Wister to Charley and Helen (Myers) Newburn.Â Glen married the love of his life, Marry Elizabeth Boyer on Dec. 27, 1945, and shared 56 years before her passing in 2002. Together they raised two children, Glenn E. and Carolyn Ann. Glen proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and was stationed in Japan.
Doyle W. Davis, 54 of Tulsa died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. He was born Feb. 23, 1959, in Poteau, son of Doyle Fay and Bessie Louise (Hathcoat) Davis.
He was a 1977 graduate of Poteau High School. Doyle received his bachelor degree in criminal science from Northeastern State University, then completed the Police Academy. He served 28 years with the Tulsa Police Department including 18 with the motorcycle division. After retirement he worked for Tulsa Airport Security. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Poteau.
Glinda Gail McClain, 58, of Spiro died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spiro City Cemetery.
Emma Ray Jeffery, 73, of Spiro died Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel. A wake will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Claudia Jean Haynes, 69, of Heavener died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Tahlequah. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Heavener. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mark Farley, 64, of Heavener died Monday, May 28, 2013, in Van Buren, Ark. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at City Heights Methodist Church in Van Buren. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. in Hill Cemetery, Heavener, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Lena Juanita Ward, 96, of Pocola died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Pocola. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Evans Memorial Chapel, Pocola, with the Rev. Jimmy Waldrop officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Velma May Hunt, 74, of Bokoshe died Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Velma was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Oroville, Calif., to Elick and Ethel Shields. She was a homemaker. Velma was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 40 years, Ron Hunt, on Sept. 7, 2012; daughter, Faye Daffron; son, Robert Hill; brothers, Art, Oscar, James, Wayne and Butch Shields; and sisters, Lily Joseph and Ursa Freda Shields.Â
Donald Edward Richardson, 69, of Pocola died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Donald was born on Aug. 28, 1943, in Plummerville, Ark., to H.L. and Opal (Townsley) Richardson. He was a retired salesman.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Pledger.Â