Ronnie Vern Bastress

Ronnie Vern Bastress, 69, of Poteau died Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Ronnie was born Oct. 22, 1943, in Buena Park, Calif. to Robert and Dolly (Shewe) Hardman. She was a legal secretary and a psychiatric technician. She was preceded in death by her parents.Survivors include her sons, Billy Cullers and wife Nicki of Wister, Richard Dugan of California; daughter, Samantha Dugan of Poteau; grandchildren, Earin, Jennifer, Shaleen, Cyle Cullers, Rick Dugan Jr., Gary Holloway of California, Cori Holloway of Oklahoma, Ariana Dugan of Oklahoma; one great-grandson, Jaxson Holloway of California; two sisters, Lonnie Gardenhire and husband Larry of Howe, Bobby Gallegly of Howe; one brother, Terry Hardman and wife Sue of California; beloved pets, Mikey, Lucky and Crystal; many nieces and nephews she loved; and many friends.Private family services will be held.Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.