Rowene Myrtle Spears

Rowene Myrtle Spears, 95, of Bokoshedied Monday, May 28, 2012, in Bokoshe.Rowene was born March 9, 1917, in SantaMaria, Calif., to Chris H. and Mamie(Launders) Kortner. She was a homemakerand a member of the First Christian Churchin Santa Maria. She was preceded in deathby her parents; husband, Wilbur Spears;sister, Betty Shelburne; daughter, BarbaraMoorehead; grandsons, Darrell and Joseph; and greatgreatgrandson, Jacob.Survivors include her daughter, Carol Lovell ofBokoshe; grandchildren, Rose and Wes Young of Pocola,James Lovell of Bokoshe, Dennis and Melissa Lovell ofBokoshe; 11 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren;brother, Chris H. Kortner of Burbank, Calif.;other relatives and loved ones.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, in EvansChapel of Memories, Poteau, with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.Burial will be in California.The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.Thursday to visit with relatives and friends.You may leave an online message at are under the direction of Evans andMiller Funeral Home.