Friday, October 19, 2018

Winona Bohannon

Winona Bohannon, 86, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 in OKC. 
Her services will be 2 pm Tuesday.   More information will be available on Saturday.

Phyllis Donathan Brigance

Phyllis Brigance, 70, formerly of the Wister area passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Tulsa, OK.  Phyllis was born April 10, 2018 in Wister to Joseph Horace & Audie Pauline (Raines) Donathan.  She was a beautician.  
Services will be 2 pm, Monday, October 22, 2018 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau.  Visitation will be Sunday from 4-6 pm at the funeral home.
A full obit will be available later.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Stan Metelko


Stan Asher Metelko, 78,  of Monroe, OK passed away Tuesday October 16, 2018.  He was born in Penn, PA on June 24, 1940, to Stanley Asher & Claudia (Wegley) Metelko.   Stan graduated from Ohio State University with a masters’ degree in chemical engineering. 
Stan is survived by his wife, Jessica Gardner of the home; children, Mary Metelko of Nashville, TN, Scott Metelko & wife Marilee Emerson of Orlando, FL & Tina Sevier of Nashville, TN; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Memorial services will be held at a later time.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Brittany Holderfield


Brittany Renea Holderfield, 32, of Arkoma, OK passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, in Arkoma.  Brittany was born January 22, 1986, in Ft. Smith, AR to John C. & Carolyn S. (Colley) Holderfield.  She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Edwin Colley & J.C. Holderfield.
          Survivors include her sister Audrey (Tennant) Brown & husband Danny Brown of  Booneville, AR; niece Erin & husband Brandon Morris; great nephew, Kaseton Morris; maternal grandmother, Marjorie Colley of Arkoma, OK; paternal grandmother, Rose Winton of Pocola, OK; special friend, Travis Stamant; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
          Services will be 10 am, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola with Rev. John Holderfield & Rev. Gaylon Freeman officiating.     Burial will follow at Macedonia Cemetery, Pocola.   Pallbearers will be Ashley & Joshua Killion, Manuel & Daniel Upton, Terry Rogers & Jason Crase.
 Visitation will be 6-8 pm Friday at Pocola Heights Free Will Baptist Church, Pocola.

Faye Grizzle


           Lottie Faye Grizzle, 94, of  Pocola, OK  passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 in Fort Smith, AR.  She  was born February 29, 1924 in Spiro, OK to Malvern and Ada (Morris) King. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Vic Grizzle, Daughter and Son- in-law Georgia and Phillip Rogers, five brothers and one sister. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
          Lottie is survived by her two daughters Barbara and Thomas Humphreville of Rogers, AR; Kathy and Eddie Coleman of Pocola; two sons Johnnie and Donna Grizzle of Pocola, Rick and Sherrie Grizzle of Ft. Smith; 16 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; sisters Reba Mize of Pocola, and Velma Flynn of Owasso, OK; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
        Visitation will be at the funeral  home on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 6-8pm.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Evans Memorial Chapel Pocola, OK with  Jody Grizzle and Bradley Grizzle officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery Pocola, OK. 

Monday, October 15, 2018

Anita Z. Gillion



Anita Zee Gillion, 77, of Bokoshe, OK passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 in Ft. Smith, AR.  Anita was born February 21, 1941 in Bokoshe, OK to Wilson Yandell & Ila Oda (Copeland) Means.  She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Alan Tobler & brother Dub Means.

          Survivors include her son Douglas Gillion & partner R.C. of Bokoshe, OK; sister,  Peggy & Sherman Dix of Stigler, OK; brother, Curtis & Kathy Means of Athens, TX; sister in law, Kathy Holcomb of Spiro, OK; nieces, Sherry Lynn King, Randee Jo Weaver, Nicole Means; nephews, Corbet Means & Dennis Dix; numerous great nieces & nephews; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

          Services will be 2 pm, Friday, October 19, 2018,  at Old Bokoshe Cemetery Pavilion with Sherman Dix officiating.