Helen Lucille Scyrkels, 89, of Sylacauga, AL (formerly of Panama, OK) passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Arab, AL. Helen was born October 22, 1925 in Panama, OK to William & Sarah (Cantwell) Hawkins. She was retired from KiBois Headstart. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Scyrkels March 10, 2003; son, Joe Whitehead and also all her siblings precede her.
Survivors include her sons & daughters in law, Mike & Monika Whitehead of Rockford, AL, Phillip & Janice Whitehead of Blair, NE, daughter & son in law, Teresa & Lynn Ervin of Ardmore, OK; grandson, Jud & wife Becky Whitehead of Cameron, OK; many grand and great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
There will be visitation from 9:30 -10:30 am Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK followed by the service at 10:30. with Pastor Chance Ruhnke officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau, OK. Pallbearers will be Chad Jameson, Dan Cina, Dewayne Whitehead, Justice Ruhnke & Jud Whitehead.