Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Dian Foreman

Dian Mignonne (Beeler) Foreman, 84, of Poteau, OK passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 in Pocola, OK.  Dian was born July 6, 1934, in Tulsa, OK to Paul Alvin & Dorothy Ann (Feyerherm) Beeler.  She  was retired from Johnson Controls.  She was a former president of Poteau Musical Arts Society and a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha.  Dian was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Fred Beeler. 
Survivors include her daughters, Sherrie Luker & partner, Mark Baldwin of Muldrow, OK, Natlynn & Charles Hayes of Poteau, OK;  grandchildren, Logan & Julie Hayes, Moriah & Taylor Schmidt; great grandchildren, Aria Hayes & Levi Hayes; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
          Services will be 2 pm, Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church, Poteau with Reverend Tom Lackey & Dean Warren officiating.   Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Logan Hayes, J.R. Collins, Jeff Gibson,  Jonas Bourne, Michael Beeler & Brad Albert. Honorary pallbearers will be Brennen & Brock Albert.
          The family will greet friends & relatives in the church Educational Bldg. at 1 pm prior to the service. Coffee & tea will be served.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Ruth Ann DeCamp

Ruth Ann DeCamp, 88, of Poteau passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at her home.    Ruth Ann was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Muskogee to Bert and Eula West. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Poteau. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim DeCamp and two sisters, Wilma Nell Theimer & Virginia Dardis.

Ruth Ann had many activities and hobbies but playing bridge was always her favorite. She volunteered at the hospital gift shop, drove for Meals-On-Wheels, co-owned Chummy's Gift Shop, and was an active member of her local prayer chain.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Jim Ernst of Owasso; one son, Dale West DeCamp of Poteau; four grandchildren, Daz DeCamp, Drew DeCamp, Matthew and wife Eula Ernst, Thad and wife Meredith Ernst; one great-grandson, Owen  Patton, numerous loved nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be held at 10 am, Friday, August 17, 2018 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau, OK. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Poteau, Alzheimers Foundation, or the American Diabetes Association.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Gwen Goodwin

Gwendolynn Dean Goodwin, 61, of Poteau, OK passed away Sunday, August 5,  in Ft. Smith, AR.  Gwen was born April 8, 1957 in Poteau, OK to Pat Richardson.
          She is survived by her husband, Houston Lambert; daughter & son in law, Tracy & Cass Moquett; son & daughter in law, Michael & Amy Tackett; grandchildren, Jackelynn Gutierrez, Zoe Nesbitt, Hunter Tackett & Jake Tackett; brother, Steve Greenwood; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
          Memorial services will be 2 pm, Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK.   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Poteau Valley Humane Society, PO Box 15, Poteau 74953.


Norma Cogburn

Norma Jean Cogburn, 80, of  Midwest City, OK passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at her home.  Norma was born September 5, 1937 in LeFlore, OK to Oscar & Nora (John) Stockton.  She  was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Cogburn; grandson, Kyle Haskins; 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Haskins of Midwest City; sister, Maxine Kendall of Monroe, OK; granddaughter, Mandy Haskins and grandson, Seth Haskins; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be at 11 am, Saturday, August 11, 2018 at LeFlore Cemetery Pavilion, LeFlore OK with Jim Cook officiating.