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Linda Binns

January 25, 1944 - April 23, 2014

Linda Binns of Coaldale, Arkansas community was born January 25, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Charles Andrew and Dorothy Frances "Wilemon" Essman and passed away April 23, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 70. She is survived by; Two daughters: Rhonda McLaughlin and husband Davey of Coaldale, AR Kim Brown of Bokoshe, OK One brother: Mack Essman and wife...
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Ethel Jewel Roop

January 15, 1927 - April 12, 2014

Jewel Roop of Heavener, Oklahoma was born January 15, 1927 in Hontubby, Oklahoma to Sam and Edna (Jefferson) Simmons and passed away April 12, 2014 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 87. She is survived by; A Daughter-in-Law: Linda Roop of Heavener, OK One Brother: Floyd Simmons of Poteau, OK Three Grandchildren: Andy Roop, Sam Roop and Jim Tautfest Five Great...
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Gene Ray Ward

February 9, 1942 - April 10, 2014

Gene Ray Ward of Heavener, Oklahoma was born February 09, 1942 in Bates, Arkansas to Clyde and Edna (Dedmon) Ward and passed away April 10, 2014 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 72. He is survived by: His wife: Carolyn of 32 years Three daughters: Shelby Frost and husband Jack of Wister, OK Skyla Duncan and husband Hugh of Heavener, OK Jackie Ryals and husband Glyn...
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Gloria Dawn Presley

November 23, 1942 - April 6, 2014


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Johnathan Bohannon

April 19, 1945 - April 6, 2014

Johnathan Bohannon of Howe, Oklahoma was born April 19, 1945 in Allen, Oklahoma to William and Audrey Christine (Forney) Bohannon and passed away April 06, 2014 in Howe, Oklahoma at the age of 68. He is survived by; His wife: Julie of the home Johnathan was preceded in death by his parents. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving his country in the Vietnam War and enjoyed...
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Richard Nix

August 12, 1955 - March 28, 2014

Richard Lee Nix of Heavener, Oklahoma was born August 12, 1955 in Hodgen, Oklahoma to General Lee and Wanda Faye (Jones) Nix and passed away March 28, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 58. He is survived by; His wife: Tiffney 1 Daughter: Janie Brown of Heavener, OK 2 Sons: Brandon Lee Underwood of Heavener, OK Brian Huneycutt of Heavener, OK 1 Sister: Brenda...
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Sharon Earlene Sheffield

March 13, 1945 - March 21, 2014


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Fred Junior Stafford

September 14, 1926 - March 19, 2014

Fred Junior Stafford of Heavener, Oklahoma was born September 14, 1926 in Lovings, Oklahoma to Fred Richard and Lora Christine (Stevens) Stafford and passed away March 19, 2014 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 87. He is survived by; His wife: Anetha of 64 years One Son: Fred Jewett Stafford of Heavener, OK Five Sisters: Aylene Martindale of Barling, AR Freda Hunt of...
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Marvin H. Watson

October 1, 1919 - March 17, 2014

Marvin H. Watson of Hodgen, Ok was born Oct. 1, 1919 in Scott County Arkansas to William Franklin and Arizona Howze Watson and passed away March 17, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 94. Marvin worked for the Oklahoma Highway Department before going to college. He was a member of the Oklahoma Teachers Association & was a retired teacher from Heavener Schools, a member of the Stapp-Zoe...
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Alvin Duwane Brown

May 29, 1940 - February 28, 2014

NAME: Alvin D. Brown ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE 73 PASSED AWAY: Friday, February 28, 2014 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: May 29, 1940 PLACE OF BIRTH: Moffett, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 P.M. PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home...
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Nyla Vern Smittle

July 12, 1925 - February 25, 2014

NAME: Nyla Vern Smittle ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE 88 PASSED AWAY: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: July 12, 1925 PLACE OF BIRTH: Bokoshe, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Memorial Park Cemetery...
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Danny Craig Fitzgerald

February 15, 1953 - February 8, 2014

Danny Craig Fitzgerald of Heavener, Oklahoma, formerly of Ft. Smith, Arkansas was born February 15, 1953 in Barlow, Kentucky to Ray Allen and Inell (Parker) Fitzgerald and passed away February 8, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 60. He is survived by: His wife: Treasa of the home Two daughters: Gidget HagenBurger of Greenwood, Arkansas Shauna Fitzgerald of Catoosa,...
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Philip Wayne Peak

January 23, 1943 - February 8, 2014

Philip Wayne Peak BORN PASSED AWAY January 23, 1943 February 8, 2014 SURVIVORS One daughter – Mandy Peak Bryan and husband Neil One son – Ryan Peak and companion Summer Raines Three brothers – Allen Peak, Harry Peak and David Peak Two grandchildren...
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Gladys Marie Brand

May 20, 1924 - January 30, 2014

Gladys Marie Brand BORN PASSED AWAY May 20, 1924 January 30, 2014 SURVIVORS Four grandchildren – Ryan, Jim, Pam and Jeff Five great-grandchildren – Kinley, Parker, C.J., Kenny and Carlie Four sisters – Eula May Davis, Frances Summers, Alma Dean Mangum and Loretta Gooch One God...
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Geneva Erma Anderson

May 10, 1923 - January 24, 2014


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Jack Rose

May 1, 1948 - January 13, 2014

Jack Rose Born Passed Away May 1, 1948 January 13, 2014 SURVIVORS His Wife~ Clara His Mother~ Mae Rose 1 Son~ Aaron Rose 1 Step-Daughter~ Lisa Washington 1 Step-Son~ Eric Washington 5 Grandchildren~ Skyler Rose, Jerra & Joshua Washington & Lane & Isaiah Washington 1 Sister~ Donna Matthews 1 Brother~...
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Katherine Lucille Tookey

November 24, 1923 - January 12, 2014

Katherine Lucille Tookey Born Passed Away November 24, 1923 January 12, 2014 SURVIVORS 1 Son~ Karl Tookey 2 Daughters~ Karen Coffey & Husband Ross & Kitty Holohan & Companion Eddie Hankins 1 Granddaughter~ Lucy Pettit & Husband Jeff 1 Great Grandson~ Rowan Pettit 1 Brother~ Paul Bullard & Wife Isabell Several...
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Thelma Louise Adams

January 12, 1924 - January 8, 2014

Thelma Louise Adams Born Passed Away January 12, 1924 January 8, 2014 SURVIVORS 1 Daughter~ Carolyn Sue Winford & Husband Nolen 1 Granddaughter~ Tami Louise O'Neal & Husband Patrick 2 Great Granddaughters~ Mary O'Neal & Husband Josh & Rebecca Owens & Husband Galen 3 Great Great Grandchildren~ Ryan, Shannon & ...
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Ernest Ray Hoffman

May 15, 1944 - December 22, 2013

NAME: Ernest Ray Hoffman ADDRESS: Heavener, Okla. – "Haw Creek Community" AGE 69 PASSED AWAY: December 22, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Residence DATE OF BIRTH: May 15, 1944 PLACE OF BIRTH: Marysville, Calif. DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, December 30, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 A.M. PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral...
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Guy "Sam Page" Harberson

March 24, 1930 - December 16, 2013

NAME: Guy Lammar "Sam Page" Harberson ADDRESS: Bates, Arkansas AGE 83 PASSED AWAY: December 16, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: March 24, 1030 PLACE OF BIRTH: Gipson, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: Thursday December 19, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 A.M. PLACE OF SERVICE: Graveside...
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Olen Lee Cranfield

July 21, 1923 - December 10, 2013

In Memory Of Olen Lee Cranfield Born Passed Away July 21, 1923 December 10, 2013 SURVIVORS 2 Sisters ~ Helen Anderson & Wilma Jean Davis 2 Sister-in-Laws ~ Corky Cranfield & Barbara Cranfield He was preceded in death by~ His Wife~ Irene, 1 Sister~ Alene Harrison & 4 Brothers~ Cleo, Chester, Donald & Ronald...
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Stephen Eugene Gniech

November 20, 1954 - December 3, 2013

NAME: Stephen Eugene Gniech ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 59 PASSED AWAY: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Talhinia, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: November 20, 1954 PLACE OF BIRTH: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, December 9, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Big Creek Baptist Church – Haw Creek Community - Heavener,...
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Henrietta "Hank" Funk

November 21, 1942 - November 28, 2013


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Luther Ray Parker

October 10, 1926 - November 25, 2013

Luther Ray Parker BORN PASSED AWAY October 10, 1926 November 25, 2013 SURVIVORS One Daughter – Eileen York One Son – Larry Parker Three Sisters – Doris Welbourne Reba Bates and Judy Barlow Two Brothers – Don Parker Lawrence Parker Six Grandchildren 16 Great-Grandchildren Five...
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Clifton "Cliff" Jones

December 8, 1939 - November 23, 2013

In Loving Memory of Clifton "Cliff" Dean Jones BORN PASSED AWAY December 8, 1939 November 23, 2013 SURVIVORS His wife – Carol Jones Two Daughters – Somer Michalski and Dauna Whitener Two Sons – Temple Jones and Dana Jones Two Step-Daughters – Alisha Lopez and Angela Bodnar One...
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LG Wickware

February 10, 1930 - November 21, 2013

In Loving Memory of L.G. Wickware BORN PASSED AWAY February 10, 1930 November 21, 2013 SURVIVORS One Daughter – Laura Williams and husband Lane Two Sons – Larry Wickware and wife Cindy Chris Wickware and wife Portia 12 Grandchildren 16 Great-Grandchildren Host of Many Friends He was...
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Velma Grace Benefield

January 12, 1927 - November 16, 2013

Velma Grace Benefield BORN PASSED AWAY January 12, 1927 November 16, 2013 SURVIVORS 5 Sons~ Allen Benefield & Wife Betsy, Ronnie Benefield & Wife Blevlyn, James Benefield, Donald Benefield & Wife Linda & Dewayne Benefield & Wife Sherry 7 Daughters~ Elaine Calhoun, Anna Bandy, Margie Phillips & Husband Jim, LaDonna Dunn &...
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Mack Wade Grahma

May 8, 1942 - November 16, 2013


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Chad Wilson Morgan

April 9, 1967 - November 15, 2013


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Lavida L. Klassen

September 9, 1929 - November 14, 2013

Lavida Klassen Born Passed Away September 9, 1929 November 14, 2013 SURVIVORS 2 Daughters~ Veronica Billings & Nicole Klassen 2 Brothers~ Phillip Ritter & Wife Louia Mae & Clifford Ritter & Wife Nina 3 Sister-in-Laws~ Wanda Ritter, Dorothy Ritter & Betty Deer Preceded in death by her husband ~ Ora...
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L. Dale Elliott

March 11, 1928 - November 9, 2013

NAME: L. Dale Elliott ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 85 PASSED AWAY: Saturday, November 9, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: March 11, 1928 PLACE OF BIRTH: Independence, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: First Baptist Church – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Memorial Park...
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Michael L. Stripling

February 16, 1956 - October 31, 2013

Michael L. Stripling was born on February 16, 1956 in Poteau, Oklahoma and departed this life on October 31, 2013 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 57 years 8 months and 15 days. Michael was a former resident of Heavener, a 1974 graduate of Heavener High School and was a mechanic. He was also a member of the Heavener Christian Church. He is survived by; 3 Brothers Hank & Glenn...
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Tolbert E. Cash

December 30, 1912 - October 26, 2013

Tolbert E. "Bob" Cash BORN PASSED AWAY December 30, 1912 October 26, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife of 66 years~ Beryl Cash 2 Sons~ Wayne Cash & Derek Cash 2 Daughters~ Alana Cash & Nadine Cash 1 Brother~ Bryan Cash 4 Grandchildren~ Cameron Cash, Ginny Walker, Aaron Cash & Emily Cash FUNERAL SERVICE 10:00 A.M., Wednesday,...
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Flora Louise Ollar

October 28, 1917 - October 21, 2013

Flora Louise Ollar BORN PASSED AWAY October 28, 1917 October 21, 2013 SURVIVORS Her Husband of 52 years~ Alec Ollar 1 Son~ Gene Richards 2 Daughters~ Frances Sanders & Kathleen LeFlore 3 Step-Daughters~ Kaye Janway, Treva Williams & Susan Bolton 4 Grandchildren 6 Great Grandchildren 7 Step Grandchildren 16 Step Great...
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Richard Turman, Sr.

August 12, 1941 - October 18, 2013

Richard Dale Turman Sr. BORN PASSED AWAY August 12, 1941 October 18, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife ~ Sue Turman 2 Daughters ~ Robin Jordan & Husband Bruce Rikki Piggee & Husband Casey 1 Son ~ R.D. Turman, Jr. & Wife Felicia 1 Sister ~ Joanna Harris Special Brother & Siste –in-Law ~ Roy & Sandy Robbins 2...
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Billy Bruce Palmer

June 27, 1953 - October 2, 2013

After a lifetime of living humbly, working hard, creating music, repairing anything with wheels, and investing time to serve others, husband and father Billy Bruce Palmer strummed his final tune in this life on Oct. 2, 2013, after struggling a few months with an aggressive brain cancer. Bruce's life was a story book of deep faith, personal integrity, compassion and the desire to do the right...
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Virginia "Ginger" Palmer

December 31, 1941 - October 1, 2013

Virginia "Ginger" Palmer BORN PASSED AWAY December 31, 1941 October 1, 2013 SURVIVORS Her Husband - Gary Two Daughters – Cassandra Smith and husband Joe, LaJeanna Chronister One Son – Todd Palmer and wife Kathy Brother-in-Law – Frank Palmer and wife Tina Ten Grandchildren 13 Great...
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Eula Mae Fite

July 25, 2013 - September 14, 2013

Eula Mae Fite Born Passed Away July 25, 1920 September 14, 2013 SURVIVORS 2 Daughters ~ Brenda Cox & Husband Terry Lea Ann Benefield & Husband Russell 3 Sons ~ Lonnie Fite & Wife Ruby, John Fite & Howard Fite 2 Brothers ~ Jiggs Wingo & Glen Wingo 20 Grandchildren Numerous Great Grandchildren Numerous...
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Angela Sabala

January 10, 1959 - September 10, 2013

Angela Sabala BORN PASSED AWAY January 10, 1959 September 10, 2013 SURVIVORS Her Parents - Teto and Corrine Sabala 2 Sisters - Anna Hembree and Husband Edward Teresa Stockton and Husband Ron 2 Brothers - Michael Sabala and Wife Angelica Mark Sabala and Wife Karen Host of Nieces, Nephews, Aunts,...
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Earl J. Fortner

June 9, 1951 - September 10, 2013

Earl J. Fortner BORN PASSED AWAY June 9, 1951 September 10, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife - Judy One Daughter – Stacy O'Sullivan and husband Stephen One Son – Anthony Fortner Three Sisters – Betty Jennings, Marlene Andrews and Gracie Shelton Four Brothers – Leon Fortner, Henry Fortner...
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Ronald Eugene Owens

July 15, 1969 - September 7, 2013

Ronald Eugene Owens BORN PASSED AWAY July 15, 1969 September 7, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife~ Rhonda His Parents~ Mary & Wade Sanders 1 Daughter~ Victoria Anne Owens 1 Son~ Michael Shawn Owens 2 Special Nieces~ Amanda Stallings & Husband Corey Bridget Yandell & Husband Randy 4 Sisters~...
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Harvey Dewayne Gibson

October 25, 1949 - September 6, 2013

Harvey D Gibson Born Passed Away October 25, 1949 September 6, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife of 17 years~ Loretta 1 Daughter~ Pam Newcomer & Husband Steve 1 Son~ Greg Gibson & Wife Jill 2 Step-Daughters~ Nicole Steelman & Husband Jeff & Brandy Delozier & Husband Travis 2 Brothers~ Larry Gibson & Wife Judy & Harold...
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Archie Dave Deere

May 11, 1955 - September 4, 2013

NAME: Archie Dave Deere ADDRESS: Reichert community in Heavener, Okla. AGE 58 PASSED AWAY: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Ark. DATE OF BIRTH: May 11, 1955 PLACE OF BIRTH: Poteau, Okla. DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday, September 7, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 A.M. PLACE OF SERVICE: Pilgrim...
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Frank P. King, Jr.

September 5, 1933 - August 27, 2013

NAME: Sr. Master SGT., Ret. Frank P. King, Jr. ADDRESS: Washington D.C. AGE 79 PASSED AWAY: August 27, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Washington D.C. DATE OF BIRTH: September 5, 1933 PLACE OF BIRTH: Blackfork, Arkansas Frank was born in Black Fork, Arkansas to the late Frank P. King, Sr. and Lou Bell Parker King....
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EG Falkner

January 13, 1938 - August 22, 2013

EG Falkner,75 of Howe Oklahoma, left this world to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Aug. 22, 2013. Born Jan. 13, 1938, in Panama, OK. He was the eldest son of the late Elmer and Dym Falkner. Brother of the late Danny Falkner, late sister Ann Howard and JoyceFife. He is survived by his wife of 19 months Dana L. Falkner and step daughter and husband Laura and Ron Haynes, his son...
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Norma L. Mattox

March 28, 1937 - August 22, 2013

Norma Lois Bailey Mattox "Mean Momma" BORN PASSED AWAY March 28, 1937 August 22, 2013 SURVIVORS Four Daughters - Ricki Campbell and husband Philip, Roxane Akers and husband Donald, Rise` Place and Leah Wilson and husband Dale Two Sons - Joe Bailey, Jr. and wife Gayla and Wayne...
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Anna Mae Phillips

November 15, 1921 - August 17, 2013

Anna Mae Phillips Born Passed Away November 15, 1921 August 17, 2013 SURVIVORS 1 Daughter~ Peggy Holstead & Husband Jim 1 Son~ James Phillips & Wife Margie 1 Sister~ Tennie Sutton 1 Brother~ Ervin Dedmon 5 Grandchildren~ Tara Harper & Husband Doug, Jim Bo Holstead & Wife Lynn, Marcey Ford & Husband Rodney, Sarah...
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Charles "Chuck" Stephen Evans

January 20, 1951 - August 14, 2013

Charles "Chuck" Evans Born Passed Away January 20, 1951 August 14, 2013 SURVIVORS His Wife~ Jackie Evans His Parents~ Denver & Dorothy Evans 2 Sons~ Dane Evans & Travis Tucker FUNERAL SERVICE 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 17, 2013 Summerfield Cemetery Summerfield, OK BURIAL Summerfield Cemetery ...
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Benjamin "Benny" Spencer Gossett

November 10, 1953 - August 11, 2013

In Memory Of Benjamin "Benny" Spencer Gossett Born Passed Away November 10, 1953 August 11, 2013 SURVIVORS 1 Son~ Cody Gossett of Ashdown, AR 1 Sister~ Pam Hammerton & Husband Cecil "Larry" of Heavener, OK Several Nieces & Nephews He was preceded in death by his Parents~ Gleason & Sadie Gossett and 1 Son~ Zeke ...
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Marie Cagle

July 20, 1924 - August 6, 2013

In Memory Of Marie Cagle Born Passed Away July 20, 1924 August 6, 2013 SURVIVORS Her Husband~ William "Bill" Cagle 1 Daughter~ Mary Ann Worley & Husband Bobby 1 Son~ Marcel Livesay & Wife Betty Carol 1 Sister~ Luci Knauss 1 Brother~ Joseph Burkert, Jr. 3 Grandchildren 2 Great Grandchildren FUNERAL...
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Charley Floyd Fields

March 30, 1932 - August 6, 2013

Charley F. Fields Born Passed Away March 30, 1932 August 6, 2013 SURVIVORS His wife of 58 years~ Imogene 2 Daughters~ Tery & husband Kent Vicki & husband Bill 4 Grandchildren~ Tony Garrett & wife Lisa, Tanner Garrett & wife Irene, Kyle Magrini & wife Amy & Zachary Magrini & Wife Renee 7 Great Grandchildren...
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Earnestine Gloria King

October 14, 1926 - August 3, 2013

NAME: Earnestine King ADDRESS: Wister, Oklahoma AGE: 87 PASSED AWAY: Saturday, August 3, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: Oct. 14, 1926 PLACE OF BIRTH: Atlanta, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: SERVICE TIME: PLACE OF SERVICE: Funeral will be at Jolley Cemetery, Union county, AR at a Later Date ...
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Billy Charles Manley

April 26, 1936 - July 29, 2013

NAME: Billy Charles Manley ADDRESS: Hodgen, Oklahoma AGE: 77 PASSED AWAY: Monday, July 29, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1936 PLACE OF BIRTH: Hodgen, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Friday, August 2, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Stapp-Zoe Baptist Church – Stapp-Zoe,...
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Ben D. Williamson

July 5, 1933 - July 24, 2013

NAME: Ben Dickerson Williamson ADDRESS: Smithville, Oklahoma AGE: 80 PASSED AWAY: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Smithville, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: July 5, 1933 PLACE OF BIRTH: Horatio, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: Friday, July 26, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Panther Creek Christian Church...
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Evelyn Faye Price

May 25, 1918 - July 21, 2013

NAME: Evelyn Fay (Taylor) Price ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 95 PASSED AWAY: Sunday, July 21, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: May 25, 1918 PLACE OF BIRTH: London, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel –...
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Verley Jean Woodral

November 12, 1935 - July 18, 2013

Verley Jean Woodral Born Passed Away November 12, 1935 July 18, 2013 SURVIVORS 1 Daughter~ Lisa Tackett & Husband Paul 2 Sons~ Johnny & Wife Freda & Ellis 2 Sisters~ Suzie Essman & Editha Fulks 3 Brothers~ J.R. Brown, Duley Brown, & Leon Brown 1 Sister-in-Law~ Della Stinson 8 Grandchildren~ Clay, Les, Clint, Derek...
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Norma Charlene "Sue" McDaniel

August 28, 1939 - July 7, 2013

Norma "Sue" McDaniel was born August 28, 1939 in Lovings, Oklahoma to Buck and Ona "Mead" Tomplin and departed this life July 7, 2013 in Lovings, Oklahoma at the age of 73 years 10 months and 9 days. Sue has been a life long resident of the area and was a member of the Perry Chapel Baptist. At age 12 she accepted Jesus as her personal savior. She loved the Lord and has been a great witness...
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Rudalph Leonard Dyer

May 18, 1940 - July 6, 2013

Rudalph Leonard Dyer BORN PASSED AWAY May 18, 1940 July 6, 2013 SURVIVORS Three Daughters – Valarie Brinsfield & husband John Michele Dyer & Eddie Gillham Cynthia Gillham & husband Billy One Son – Ronald Dyer & wife Stacy One Sister – Yolanda McGurn & husband Charley One...
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Lula Beatrice Cagle

June 20, 1924 - July 4, 2013

Lula Beatrice Cagle BORN PASSED AWAY June 20, 1924 July 4, 2013 SURVIVORS One Sister – Beaulah Ellis Several Nieces, Nephews & Cousins Host of Friends She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Cagle SERVICES 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2013 Dowden Funeral Home Chapel ...
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Dixie Rose Linville

September 13, 1933 - June 27, 2013

NAME: Dixie Rose Linville ADDRESS: Tyler, Texas (Formerly of Heavener) AGE: 79 PASSED AWAY: Thursday June 27, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Tyler, TX DATE OF BIRTH: Sept. 13, 1933 PLACE OF BIRTH: Page, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday July 1, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: Graveside Service Page Cemetery INTERMENT: Page...
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Billy Ray Holt

April 8, 1944 - June 23, 2013

NAME: Billy Ray Holt ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 69 PASSED AWAY: Sunday, June 23, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: April 8, 1944 PLACE OF BIRTH: Paris, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma GRAVESIDE...
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Lena Derotha Elliott

August 12, 1924 - June 2, 2013

Lena Derotha Elder Elliott was born on August 12, 1924, in Glendale, Oklahoma to Samuel Cleveland Edder and Amanda Clematine Elder. She was the 8th in a family of 11 children. She grew up and attended school in Glendale where she played basketball on the sly. Her parents didn't approve of the basketball uniform she was required to wear. Derotha attended the Pentecost church in...
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Charles Wendell Cox

September 30, 1931 - June 1, 2013

NAME: Charles Wendell Cox ADDRESS: Heavener, OK (Lovings Community) AGE: 81 PASSED AWAY: Saturday, June 1, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: September 30, 1931 PLACE OF BIRTH: Independence, Oklahoma Charley was a retired County Commissioner of 26 years. He was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the Navy. He was...
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Jay Mark Farley

May 2, 1949 - May 27, 2013

Mark Farley, 64, of Van Buren died Monday, May 27 in his home. Mark grew up in Heavener, Ok, and graduated from Heavener High School where he played the trumpet, was photographer for local events, participated in many science fairs and worked at the Heavener Ledger. He went to OSU, was a member of Triangle Fraternity, and graduated in 1971 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked at...
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Dakota James McCoy

July 6, 1997 - May 22, 2013

NAME: Dakota James McCoy ADDRESS: Howe, Oklahoma AGE: 15 PASSED AWAY: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: LeFlore, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: July 6, 1997 PLACE OF BIRTH: Talihina, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday, May 25, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 p.m. PLACE OF SERVICE: Springhill Baptist Church, Howe, Oklahoma INTERMENT: ...
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Jessie J. Brand

March 20, 1923 - May 20, 2013

NAME: Jessie J. Brand ADDRESS: Heavener, OK AGE: 90 PASSED AWAY: Friday, May 17, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Ark. DATE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1923 PLACE OF BIRTH: Heavener, OK DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, May 20, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 p.m. PLACE OF SERVICE: Trinity Baptist Church INTERMENT: Memorial Park Cemetery, Heavener, OK ...
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Oleta Mae Davenport

February 5, 1929 - April 27, 2013


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James Lee Janway

January 4, 1933 - April 22, 2013


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Helen Degraffenreed

September 5, 1942 - April 17, 2013


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Ray Baldridge

September 17, 1929 - April 16, 2013


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Melanie Rose Liberto

June 5, 1953 - April 2, 2013


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Angel Raziel Hudson

January 25, 2011 - March 31, 2013

NAME: Angel Raziel Hudson ADDRESS: Howe, Okla. AGE: 2 PASSED AWAY: Sunday, March 31, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Okla. DATE OF BIRTH: January 25, 2011 PLACE OF BIRTH: Talihina, Okla. DATE OF SERVICE: Thursday, April 4, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 p.m. PLACE OF SERVICE: First Assembly of God Church, Howe, Okla. INTERMENT: Howe...
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Lois Hinds

March 24, 1917 - February 23, 2013

NAME: Lois Hinds ADDRESS: Heavener, OK AGE: 95 PASSED AWAY: Saturday Feb. 23, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: March 24, 1917 PLACE OF BIRTH: Anderson, Oklahoma Mrs. Hinds was a long time resident of the area. She was a member of the Heavener First Baptist Church and attended the Ruth Sunday School Class. In Lieu of...
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Janice Maye Sanders

March 20, 1941 - February 23, 2013

NAME: Janice Maye Sanders ADDRESS: Wister, Oklahoma AGE: 72 PASSED AWAY: February 23, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1941 PLACE OF BIRTH: Bates, Arkansas DATE OF SERVICE: February 26, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 P.M., Tuesday PLACE OF SERVICE: Graveside INTERMENT: Gipson Cemetery, Bates, Ark. ...
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August Deaqn Phillips, Sr.

August 2, 1931 - February 21, 2013

NAME: August Dean Phillips, Sr. ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 81 PASSED AWAY: February 21, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Rock Island, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: August 2, 1931 PLACE OF BIRTH: Howe, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, February 25, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Memorial Park...
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Vera "Gaga" Harrison

May 18, 1920 - February 9, 2013

NAME: Vera "Gaga" (Dorsey) Harrison ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 92 PASSED AWAY: February 9, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: May 18, 1920 PLACE OF BIRTH: Hodgen, Oklahoma Vera was born on May 18, 1920 in Hodgen, Oklahoma to Charley & Ora Dorsey. She loved her Sunday school Class at First Baptist Church where she...
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Marion Haynes

March 2, 1943 - January 23, 2013

NAME: Marion Cleemo Haynes ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 69 PASSED AWAY: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: March 2, 1943 PLACE OF BIRTH: Conser, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: SERVICE TIME: PLACE OF SERVICE: Perry Chapel Baptist Church – Conser, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Memorial Park Cemetery – Heavener,...
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Betty Jo Stricklon

January 14, 1938 - January 19, 2013

NAME: Betty Jo Stricklin ADDRESS: Poteau, Okla. AGE: 75 PASSED AWAY: Jan. 19, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Residence DATE OF BIRTH: Jan. 14, 1938 PLACE OF BIRTH: Heavener, Okla. DATE OF SERVICE: Jan. 23, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday PLACE OF SERVICE: Trinity Baptist Church, Heavener, Okla. INTERMENT: Memorial Park, Heavener,...
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Glenda Yvonne Collins

April 3, 1945 - January 14, 2013

NAME: Glenda Yvonne (Lowe) Collins ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 67 PASSED AWAY: Monday, January 14, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: April 3, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Thursday, January 17, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: First Assembly of God Church – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT:...
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Herman Barnes

May 12, 1927 - January 14, 2013

NAME: Herman Barnes ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 85 PASSED AWAY: Monday, January 14, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: May 12, 1927 PLACE OF BIRTH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Memorial Park...
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Bobby Dayton Webb

September 18, 1934 - January 11, 2013

A celebration of life will be held in memory of Bobby Dayton Webb, 78, beginning at noon Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Perry. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2012 at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, Oklahoma. Interment was held at Glendale Cemetery in the Glendale Community, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home of Heavener. ...
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Helen Davis

February 5, 1918 - January 10, 2013

NAME: Helen Davis ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 94 PASSED AWAY: Thursday, January 10, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Van Buren, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: February 5, 1918 PLACE OF BIRTH: Howe, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday, January 12, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: United Methodist Church – Howe, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Howe Cemetery –...
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Kathy Williams

July 19, 1947 - January 8, 2013

ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 65 PASSED AWAY: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: July 19, 1947 PLACE OF BIRTH: Poulan, Georgia DATE OF SERVICE: N/A SERVICE TIME: n/a PLACE OF SERVICE: n/a INTERMENT: n/a Kathy was born July 19, 1947, in Poulan, Georgia, to John & Jewell Ellenburg. She was preceded in death by her...
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Mike Jandayan

April 30, 1936 - January 8, 2013

NAME: Mike Jandayan ADDRESS: Howe, Oklahoma AGE: 76 PASSED AWAY: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Howe, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: April 30, 1936 PLACE OF BIRTH: Compton, California DATE OF SERVICE: Friday, January 11, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT: US National Cemetery...
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CL Williams

December 7, 1928 - January 8, 2013

ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 84 PASSED AWAY: Monday, January 8, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Ft. Smith, Arkansas DATE OF BIRTH: December 7, 1928 PLACE OF BIRTH: Reichert, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Friday, January 11, 2013 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Reichert Cemetery – Heavener...
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Patricia A. Jones

November 21, 1953 - December 28, 2012


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Reba Doris Anderson

November 21, 1920 - December 28, 2012

NAME: Reba Doris Anderson ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 92 PASSED AWAY: Friday, December 28, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Tulsa, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: November 21, 1920 PLACE OF BIRTH: Wister, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, December 31, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: First United Methodist Church – Heavener, Oklahoma ...
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Mazil Odell White

July 29, 1926 - December 27, 2012

NAME: Mazil Odell White ADDRESS: Tahlequah, Oklahoma AGE: 86 PASSED AWAY: Thursday, December 27, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Tahlequah, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: July 29, 1926 PLACE OF BIRTH: Summerfield, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, December 31, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Church of Christ – Summerfield, Oklahoma ...
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Doyne "Rick" Dean Ruegsegger

August 11, 1937 - December 23, 2012


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Edwin Elzie Bowman

January 15, 1937 - December 18, 2012


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Fawn Louise Morrow

May 27, 1927 - December 14, 2012


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Reba Ruby Shupert

July 17, 1917 - December 10, 2012

NAME: Reba Ruby Mairel Shupert ADDRESS: Cameron, Oklahoma (formerly Reichert, Oklahoma) AGE: 95 PASSED AWAY: Monday, December 10, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: June 17, 1917 PLACE OF BIRTH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Thursday, December 13, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel ...
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Barbara June Hardy

November 29, 1939 - December 10, 2012

NAME: Barbara June Hardy ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 73 PASSED AWAY: Monday, December 10, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: November 29, 1939 PLACE OF BIRTH: Sanger, California DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, December 17, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 2:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel – Heavener, Oklahoma ...
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Lesta J Johnston

February 3, 1917 - December 9, 2012

NAME: Lesta Juanita Johnston ADDRESS: Poteau, Oklahoma AGE: 95 PASSED AWAY: Sunday, December 9, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Poteau, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: February 3, 1917 PLACE OF BIRTH: Mutual, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SERVICE: Elmwood Cemetery – Woodward, Oklahoma INTERMENT: Elmwood...
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Bessie Thurman

March 27, 1920 - December 8, 2012


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Charlene King

August 24, 1931 - December 6, 2012

NAME: Laura "Charlene" King ADDRESS: Poteau, Oklahoma (formerly of Heavener, Oklahoma) AGE: 81 PASSED AWAY: Thursday, December 6, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: August 24, 1931 PLACE OF BIRTH: Garvin, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday, December 8, 2012 SERVICE TIME: 3:00 PM PLACE OF SERVICE: Dowden Funeral Home Chapel –...
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Ruth Agnes Forehand

January 26, 1918 - December 1, 2012


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Orville Lewallen, Sr.

August 11, 1932 - November 30, 2012


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Ed Yates

October 28, 1927 - November 24, 2012


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Joe Louis Williams

June 9, 1940 - November 23, 2012

NAME: Joe Louis Williams ADDRESS: Heavener, Oklahoma AGE: 72 PASSED AWAY: Friday, November 23, 2012 PLACE OF DEATH: Heavener, Oklahoma DATE OF BIRTH: June 9, 1940 PLACE OF BIRTH: Lovings, Oklahoma DATE OF SERVICE: Monday, November 12, 2012 SERVICE TIME: n/a PLACE OF SERVICE: n/a INTERMENT: n/a SURVIVORS: Wife- Kathy (Ellenburg)...
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