Archive - Obituary
June 17th, 2014
Marie Emmetts, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Muskogee.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the St. Catherineâ€™s of Siena Church under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service, Talihina.
William â€śBillâ€ť Greb, 63, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Monday, June 16, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in Garland Cemetery, Stigler. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
James â€śJimâ€ť Foster, 86, of Spiro died Friday, June 13.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Wanda L. Doty, 85, of Poteau and The Oaks Healthcare Center, died Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was born in Bloomington, Ill., on Aug. 20, 1928, to Arthur Lee and Margurite Anna Daney. Wanda was very proud to be of the Choctaw heritage and was a very religious person.
Her education included masterâ€™s degrees in education and counseling and she completed all class work towards her doctorate degree. Most of her career was spent teaching and counseling Native American students.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Kathryn Melba Joyce Wilson Wann, 78, of Monroe died June 12, 2014, in Monroe. Kathryn was born June 1, 1936, in Monroe to George Wesley and Jessie Allen (Webster) Wilson. She was married to Clifton Wann on June 4, 1954. They celebrated their 60th anniversary together at their home in Monroe. Kathryn was a cook at Howe Schools.
Jackie Ray Baggs, 77, of Cameron died Friday, June 13, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Jackie was born Dec. 17, 1936 in Texas to Riley and Beulah Baggs. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. Jack was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.
Christina Louise Cannon, 54, of Spiro died Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, June 13, at Hall Cemetery, Slaytonville, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Ava Janel Key, 81, of Poteau died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Poteau.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home
James â€śIrbyâ€ť Wright, 89, of Denton, Texas, died Friday, June 6, 2014, in Denton. Irby was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Spiro to Jim and Betty (Turney) Wright. He operated a fishing tackle retail store. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Irby was a member of the Open Range Cowboy Church in Krum, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Betty Wright; and wife, Bobbye Wright, on June 17, 2007.
Tristan Clayton Larue Austin, 21, of Heavener, formerly of Pocola died June 6, 2014, at home in the loving arms of his sister, Ashley.