Archive - Obituary
March 14th, 2014
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.
The Rev. Clifford C. Myers, 83, of Pocola died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Pocola. Clifford was born May 27, 1930 in Williams to Andrew Jackson and Nora Isabel (Byrd) Myers. He was the founding pastor of Pocola Heights Free Will Baptist Church in 1971 where he served as pastor until his death, having been a minister for 57 years, a retired truck driver, and a baseball coach. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Gloria Sue Mosley, 75 of Monroe died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Monroe. Gloria was born Aug.10, 1938, in Muskogee to Howard James and Martha L. (Jordan) Blankenship. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Jervin of the home; two daughters, Marty Martin, Gwen Vandiver; son, Frankie Dean Livingston; stepson, Steven Mosley; sisters, Judy Pannell, Karen Ann Lanston; brother, James Blankenship; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.
Versa Wright, 89, of Muse died Friday, March 7, 2014, at her home.
Services were held Monday, March 10, at Whitesboro Baptist Church.Â Burial was in Muse Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Jack L. Williams, 84, of Cameron died Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Pocola.
Private services are planned.
Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Lawrence Schlienz, 80, Edith Eileen Custard, 57, Jacob Custard, 21, of Whitesboro died March 3, 2014, in Whitesboro.
A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday, March 12, at the Lenox Christ Church under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
NerrissiaÂ Skinner, 85, of Shady Point died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Nerrissia was born April 16, 1928, in Monroe to Leon and Jesker (Hayes) Thompson. She was a bank teller at Central National Bank. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, A.V. Skinner Sr.; brothers, Kenneth, Bob and Raiford Thompson.
Gladys Mae Crosswell, 87, of Poteau died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Gladys was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Bokoshe to Charley Allen and Lottie Mae (Hendrix) Ralls. She was a homemaker. Gladys was a member of the First Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Barbara and Minnie; six brothers, Thomas, Bob, Lloyd, Bill, Buster, Donald; and grandson, Lenny.