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August 3rd, 2012

Florence King

August 3, 2012

Florence King, 83, of Talihina died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Little Rock, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Talihina Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Fuller officiating. Burial will be in the Old Talihina Cemetery.

Floralla “Granny” Jean Johnico

August 3, 2012

Floralla “Granny” Jean Johnico, 74, of Shady Point died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Tulsa. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Shady Point with Rev. J.L. Qualls officiating. Burial will be in Royal Oak Cemetery in Poker Bend under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

August 2nd

Fred J. Kerksiek

August 2, 2012

Fred J. Kerksiek, 74, of Poteau died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. 
Fred was born Nov. 27, 1937, in Wakeeney, Kan., to Henry and Minnie (Wrightmire) Kerksiek. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a mechanic. Fred attended the First Free Will Baptist Church in Poteau. He was preceded in death by his father and his wife, Beatrice.  He loved gardening, fishing and hunting.

Geraldine M. Thompson

August 2, 2012

Geraldine M. Thompson entered the world on Feb. 16, 1929, in Cameron, the daughter of Jesse Green Thompson and Dessie Erma Willow Lee Goforth.
During her 83 years of life, Geraldine most cherished the times spent with her family and loved ones.

July 31st

Alice Fay (Woolsey) Palmer

July 31, 2012

Alice Fay (Woolsey) Palmer, 60, of Fort Smith, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro.

Teresa Ann (Hudgens) Moody

July 31, 2012

Teresa Ann (Hudgens) Moody, 48, of Spiro died Friday, July 27, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro.

Juanita (Brown) Peters

July 31, 2012

Juanita (Brown) Peters, 85, of Poteau died Friday, July 27, 2012, in Poteau.
Juanita was born Sept. 18, 1926, in Bengal. Juanita was a housewife and a LeFlore County tag agent. She loved to attend Poteau Pirate football and basketball games. Juanita truly loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy T. and Ida (Porter) Brown; husband, Bill Peters; brother, Guy L. Buddy Brown; sister, Wanda Austin; brother-in-law, Odie Peters; sister-in-law, Beverly Peters; Grandma and Grandpa.

Jane Hammond

July 31, 2012

Jane Hammond, 85, of Poteau died Sunday, July 29, 2012, in Poteau. Jane was born Sept. 14, 1926, in Springfield, Mo.

Vera Mecom Watson

July 31, 2012

Vera Mecom Watson, 93, of Poteau passed to be with her Lord Monday, July 30, 2012, at Spiro Nursing Home. Born Jan. 13, 1919, she was the daughter of Jim and Alta Mecom. She married Marvin Watson Jan. 24, 1937. She was a retired seamstress of Hamlin Garment Factory in Poteau. She was a longtime member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church.

July 30th

William C. “Bill” Shero

July 30, 2012

William C. “Bill” Shero, 86, of Wilburton, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at his home. Services were held Monday, July 30, at Centerpoint Baptist Church with burial in Centerpoint Cemetery under the direction of Waldrop Funeral Home, Wilburton.

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