Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Virgil Bledsoe

Virgil Bledsoe, 89,  of Shady Point, OK passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 in Talihina, OK.  Virgil was born January 23, 1926 in Bokoshe, OK to Fred & Altie (Gamble) Bledsoe.  He was a veteran of the US Navy serving as a SeaBee during WWII.  He worked for Acme Brick for over 40 years as a brick burner. 

Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Gayle Guinn of Shady Point, OK; son, Kent Bledsoe of Shady Point; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren;  numerous nieces, nephews; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Monday, January 4, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.

Burial will be in Shady Point Cemetery

Virginia Johnson

Virginia Johnson, 84, of Poteau, OK passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 in Poteau.  Virginia was born September 2, 1931 in Poteau, OK to R. Bell & Ann (Willis) Williams.  She was a graduate of Goodland Indian School in Hugo, OK.  She attended college in Northeastern Oklahoma State University in Tahlequah.    She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Poteau.  Virginia  was preceded in death by her parents; 4 brothers, James Kenneth, David Bell, Harrell Leo & Robert Frank Williams.

Survivors include her daughters, Deborah Braden & husband Kenneth of Red Oak, OK,  Ramona Johnson Larrick & husband James of Noble, OK; son, Larry Johnson & wife Mary of Spokane, WA;  10 grandchildren, Micah, Alexander, Kileha, Carson, Casey, Kerri, Dakota, Bronson, Cheyenne, Sadie, Brooklyn and Blake; 1 great grandson; sister, Ramona Ann & Dr. William McCready of Seneca, MO;  brothers, Earl Neal Williams of Gilmer, TX, Reginald Don & Barbara Williams of Idabel, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Goodland Academy (formerly Goodland Indian School) , 1216 N. 4200 Rd., Hugo, OK  74743.

Memorial services will be held 9:30 am, Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church, Poteau, OK.

Jimmie Nell Adams

Jimmie Nell (Caldwell) Adams, 91, of  Panama, OK went to be with the Lord on  Saturday, December 26, 2015 in Poteau, OK.  Jimmie was born September 10, 1924 in Bokoshe, OK to William & Zelma (Hall) Maxwell.  She was a factory worker.  Jimmie was a member of  Calvary Assembly of God Church in Poteau.  She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, L.D. & Jesse Maxwell.

Survivors include her husband, Dale of the home;  daughter, Donna Real of Panama, OK; sons, Floyd Adams of Panama, Jimmie Adams of Hollister, CA; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Leatrice Maxwell of Bokoshe, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Calvary Assembly of God Church, Poteau, OK with Rev. Lynn Bullard & Rev. Hodgen officiating.  Interment will follow in Old Bokoshe Cemetery, Bokoshe, OK.

The family will be at the funeral home on Monday evening January 4, from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

Mausolean "Marcy" Thomas Dorse

Mausolean Thomas (Marcy) Dorse, 95, of Gore, OK passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 in Vian.  Mausolean was born February 28, 1920 in Panama, OK to Claude & Sudie Viola "Ola" (Hickman) Thomas.  She was a waitress.    She lived outside of Gore for the past 8 years until entering the nursing home April 2015.  Mausolean was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Ather Dorse; sons, Ather Jr. Dorse, Thomas Claude Dorse; brother, J.C. Thomas; grandson, Claude Ather Dorse.

Survivors include her daughter, Caryl A. & Kenneth Rorex of Gore, OK; sister in law, Lue Thomas; daughter in law, Alma Dorse; numerous grand and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am, Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau, with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.  Interment will follow.