Howard Wilson Walls, 90, of Leflore died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Poteau. Howard was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Paoli, Ind., to Elijah and Maymie (Lambert) Walls. He was a heavy equipment operator. Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leflore. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lydia; and son, Howard Walls Jr.
Survivors include his daughters, Mary Putman of Leflore, Judy Moore of Phoenix, Ariz., Susie Moore of Mesa, Ariz., Beth Moran of Roland, Jeanie Savala of Mesa; 31 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Leflore Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Bess. Burial will be in LeFlore Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.