Archive - Obituary
October 8th, 2012
Bobbie Lee Turner Russell,Â 84, of Poteau died Friday, Sept. 5, 2012 in Poteau.
Bobbie was born March 2, 1928, in Fine Springs, Ark., to Ray and Ida Mae (Dennis) Blount.Â She was a telephone operator for Alltel.Â Bobbie was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church, Poteau.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ida Mae Turner, in 1958; granddaughter, Lisa Turner in 1992; her parents; and her brother, Arvel Joe Chitwood.Â She loved bowling.Â She loved to run around with her childhood school friends, Wilma Lee, Tootie Alfred, Grace Boggains, Mary Joe Logan and Doris Robertson.
Lois Olene (Chapmond) Bess, 65, of Spiro died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born in Poteau on Jan. 26, 1947, to Archie and Edris â€śOleneâ€ť (Davis) Chapmond.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Aislynn Marie Oâ€™Brien, 2 months,Â passed away Sept. 29 in Oklahoma.
Born July 26, she was the infant daughter of Lisa Degilio and Patrick Oâ€™Brien IV.
In the short time with us, Aislynn was truly the light of our life, our little angel.
Baby Nattalee Annette Porter died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Talihina.
Natalee was born to Kayla Renee Porter of Heavener. She is survived by her mother; maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Colleen Porter of Heavener; maternal great-grandparents, Lonnie V. and Jane Porter of Heavener and Lola Louise De La Cruz of Phoenix, Ariz.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Poteau. Burial will be in Reichert Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Joseph Lean Laney, 72, of Cameron died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. No services are planned at this time.Â Cremation services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Joyce A. Hooker, 72, of Stigler died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Stigler.Â No services are planned at this time.Â Cremation services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Betty Lorene (Slape) Richard, 82, of Panama died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Panama.
William G. â€śBillâ€ť Maddux, 88, of Stillwater, formerly of Leflore, died Sept. 29, 2012. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First United Methodist Church in Stillwater. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.
Jackie Carrol Ragains, 64, of Spiro died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Spiro.
Memorial services for James W. Lovelace and his mother, Arlene Davidson, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Greenhill Cemetery Pavilion, Cameron.
J.W., 52, a lifelong resident of Poteau, died Sunday, Sept. 30, in Poteau. Arlene, 71, also of Poteau, died Sept. 17.
Prior to his passing J.W. had been working in the oilfields of South Texas.Â Also preceding him in death were his stepfather, Wesley â€śBuckâ€ť Davidson, and grandparents, George William and Leona (Henry) Barrett.