Archive - Obituary
March 13th, 2013
Guy E. Cantrell, 84, of Derby, Kan., died Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
He was a retired aircraft mechanic. He is survived by his sons, Larry Cantrell, Wayne Cantrell, Wayne Billingsley, Steve Billingsley and Bruce Billingsley; daughters, Jenny Williamson, Connie Helm and Sandy Rogers; stepdaughter, Lisa Billy; 28 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and sisters-in-law, Florene Cantrell and Rosie Cantrell.
Wesley V. Gibbs Sr., 65, of Sallisaw died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Sallisaw.Â No services are scheduled. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Wilma Jean Johnson, 80, of Panama died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services held Monday, March 11. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Dorothy L. Dukes, 73, of Pocola died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â No services are scheduled at this time. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
Thelma Mae Black Whitmore, 77, of Bokoshe died away Friday, March 8, 2013, in Bokoshe.
Thelma was born August 10, 1935 in Milton to Luther and Ina Grace (Painter) Nixon. She was a homemaker and a member of New Life Church in Panama. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Glen Black and William Whitmore; brothers, Robert, Vernon, Jodie and Jimmie; and sisters, Lelia, Irene, Jeanita and Oteka.
Therral Ray McConnell, 74, of Poteau died Friday, March 8, 2013, in Poteau. Therral was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Paris, Ark., to Lewis and Sarah McConnell. He owned and operated McConnell Furniture Mfg. and McConnell Construction. He was a loving husband, Dad and Papa. He loved life, hunting, and storytelling. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Irene; brothers, Albert and Orville.Â
Joe Underwood, 76, of Panama died Thursday, March 7, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 11, at First Assembly of God in Spiro. Burial will be in Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Kenneth Wayne Anderson, 80, of Summerfield died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Talihina. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, at First Southern Baptist Church in Heavener. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Harold Starbuck, 78, of Talihina died Wednesday, March 6, at home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the Lenox Christ Church.Â Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Shattuck Memorial Cemetery in Shattuck, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Betty Ruth McFatridge, 27, of Panama died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 10 am, Saturday, March 9, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. Burial will be in Shady Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.Â