Saturday, November 17, 2018

Melva Derryberry


Melva Ann Derryberry, 67, of Red Oak, OK passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Ft. Smith, AR.  Melva was born September 2, 1951 in Poteau, OK to Ben & Geneva (Owen) Towry.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tommy & Great Grandson, Brantley Wilks.
          Survivors include her daughter & son in law, Michelle & Eric Wackerly of Red Oak, OK; son & daughter in law, Rodney & April Derryberry of Poteau, OK; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Sue Wagner of Wilburton, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
          Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Jim Cook officiating.  Interment will follow in Red Oak Cemetery.

Doris "Willene" Hope


Doris “Willene” Hope, 95, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Poteau.  Willene was born July 25, 1923 in Wister, OK to Robert Taylor & Lula Mae (Duncan) Thompson.  She was a clothing sales clerk.
          Services will be 2 pm, Friday, November 23, 2018, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau with Rev. Phil McGehee officiating.  Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.

Axel Wade McCage


Axel Wade McCage, infant son of Russell & Amber (Steelman) McCage was received by the angels into heaven on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Poteau.  He is survived by his parents of Wister; maternal grandparents, Jeff & Nicole Steelman; paternal grandparents, Russell & Brenda McCage; special aunts & uncle, Misty McGage & Krissi Ware,  Chevy Steelman; other aunts & uncles; other relatives & loved ones.
Graveside services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Reichert Cemetery.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Ivan Forrest


Ivan Forrest, 90, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 in Ft. Smith, AR.  Ivan was born January 22, 1928, in Brooken, OK to George Vernon & Viola Edna (Peters) Forrest.  He was a veteran of the US Marines and  a farmer.
          Survivors include his wife, DeVearl of the home; daughter, Victoria Haley of Centennial, WY; son, Michael Forrest of Poteau, OK; grandchildren, Justin Haley of Mariposa, CA, Jacob Haley of Oxnard, CA & Taylor Haley of Riverton, WY; great grandson, Hudson Haley of Mariposa, CA; brother, Hobert Forrest of Bakersfield, CA; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
          Graveside services  -  1 pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Fairview Cemetery, Panama, OK.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Doris Maddox


Doris June Maddox, 77, of Poteau, OK passed away Monday, November 12, 2018, in Poteau.  Doris was born August 25, 1941, in Foreman, AR to Willie Perry & Edna Marie (Estep) Akins.  She graduated from Springlake HS, TX in 1959.  She worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for: Calvin Price in Littlefield, TX,  Rheem, Larkin & CA Wilson Co. in Waxahachie, TX, and Pierce Tire Ctr. & F.L. Holton.  She was a member of the Shady Point Assembly of God Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Alvin Akins.
          Survivors include her sisters, Esther & husband Warren Miller of Cameron, OK, Wilma & husband Jim Graham of Shady Point, OK; Marie Akins of Poteau, OK; her adopted children, Rachel,  Rebekah & Joel Maddox of TX;  other relatives, loved ones and many friends.
          Services will be 1 pm, Thursday,  November 15, 2018  at Shady Point Assembly of God Church with Rev. Richard Ferguson & Rev. Jim Graham officiating.
Burial will follow in Shady Point Cemetery.