July 24th, 2012
Paul Uselton, 88, of Talihina died Sunday, July 22, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Talihina Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Carmon Ramsey, 89, of Heavener died Tuesday, July 24, in Heavener. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, in Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, with burial in Summerfield Cemetery.
Phyllis A. Agee, 48, of Pocola died Sunday, July 22, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Trinity Baptist Church in Pocola. Burial will be in Short Mountain Cemetery, Cowlington, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Michael Kelly Frye, 54, of Chicago, formerly of Poteau, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, in Chicago.
Audrey â€śOpalâ€ť Bowers, 83, of Buck Creek died Monday, July 23, in Fort Smith, Ark.
CATOOSA â€” Monday was a fun day for Addie Guthrie, and somewhat of a sneak preview, too.
The recent Poteau High School graduate and standout golfer got to play one last round of her prep career on Monday's All-State Golf Tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Course.
Guthrie, who played alongside Bristow's Kayla Schroeder for the East Team, finished in a 2-2 tie with West duo Sarah Delong of Elgin and Bailey McCann of Anadarko in a Ryder Cup style scoring format.
The Rogers State University-bound player, who is joining the team as a walk-on, enjoyed her experience at All-State.
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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The 2012 Poteau Quarterback Club Youth Football Camp will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday through Aug. 1 at Costner Stadium.
Billy Mecom, 76, of Tulsa died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Tulsa. A funeral service will held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, with graveside services at 2 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery, Spiro. Mooreâ€™s Eastlawn Chapel, Tulsa, is handling arrangements.
Nancy Melinda Lyons, 75, of Arkoma died Thursday, July 19. Services were held Saturday, July 21, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro.
Thomas James â€śTomâ€ť Payne, 85, of Poteau died July 22, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Tom was born May 1, 1927, inÂ Paris, Texas, to Grady and Lidia (George) Payne.Â He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from OG&E.Â Tom was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tommy Ray Payne.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of the home; daughters, Linda Williams of Poteau, Susan Salmaran of Ypsilanti, Mich., Brenda McDonald of Owasso; son, Bill Newnam of Poteau; Steve Wedding of Tulsa;Â eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones.