Archive - Obituary
January 13th, 2014
Donald Eugene Horton, 77, of Bokoshe left this life on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in his home with his wife and two sons at his side, following a lengthy illness. Donald was born Aug. 19, 1936, in Milton to Guy Quincy and Montie Olean (LeFlore) Horton. Donald devoted his life to his wife and family. He worked for many years in a fertilizer plant and later years in the oil field, pumping gas wells, He loved hunting, fishing and golfing when younger. As age came along most of his life was devoted to clearing the farm land where he lived and working with the cattle.
Katherine Lucille Tookey, 90, of Hackett, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Hackett.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in Dowden Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Heavener.
Ruby Aline DeWitt, 78, of Spiro died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in New Hope Cemetery.
The family will visit with friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Steve Ray Blansett, 61, of West Fork, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in West Fork.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at New Hope Cemetery Pavilion, Spiro.
The family will visit with relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home in Pocola.
Donna Kay Nelson, 52, of Heavener died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Hontubby Cemetery under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Leon Followill, 84, of Albion died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Grace Living Center in Oklahoma City.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, in Albion Cemetery.Â Burial willÂ be under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Inez Woodall, 89, of Wister died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Wister.
Inez was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Howe to Warren Daniel and Lorena Lura (King) Morris. Inez attended school at Victor and Glendale. She was a seamstress. Inez worked for Hamlin Manufacturing for many years. Inez was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Wister; she loved her church where she taught the Joy Sunday School class. She was a wonderful cook, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, R.Q. Woodall, on April 20, 1998; two brothers and two sisters.
Nancy Wood, 63, of Monroe died Jan. 8, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born May 18, 1950, in Monroe to Alvin and Pervie (Mitchell) Daniel. She was a licensed practical nurse.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Ella Bowles.
She is survived by two sons, Jeremy Wood and wife Rhonda of Edmond and Jerrod Wood and wife Tami of Oilton; a daughter, Jennifer Lopez of Poteau; three brother, James Daniel of Wister, Stan and Steve Daniel of Monroe; five grandchildren, Jessica, Jenna, Allison, Tyler and Samantha; and many more family members, friends and loved ones.
Bernice Elizabeth Pinkston, 73, of Bokoshe died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in Short Mountain Cemetery, Cowlington. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy Lee Billings was born on Sept. 1, 1979, to his mother, now Eva M. Cooper, and father Robert L Billings, in Poteau. He lived in and went to school in both Poteau and Heavener and graduated from Poteau High School in 1997. He enlisted in the U.S. Army shortly thereafter at age 17. His mother, Eva M. Cooper, had to sign for him so he could enlist at that young age.Â He made the Army his career and had served 16 years and loved what he did.