Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Tommy Derryberry

Tommy Harold Derryberry, 67, of  Poteau, OK (formerly of Red Oak, OK)  passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 in Ft. Smith, AR.  Tommy was born March 21, 1948 in Walls, OK to Thomas Walter & Frances Lee (Cole) Derryberry.  He was a veteran of the US Army and worked in the oil/gas industry.  Tommy was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Beverly,  Faye and infant;  nephew, Tommy Tarver

Survivors include his wife, Melva of the home; daughter, Michelle  Whitehead of Poteau, OK; son, Rodney & April Derryberry of Poteau, OK; 8 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Kay Hopkins of Truth or Consequences, NM; brothers, Frank Derryberry of Denver, CO and Steve Derryberry of Red Oak, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Friday, October 9, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Red Oak, OK with Rev. Johnny Montgomery officiating.  Pallbearers will be Doug Martin, Delbert Derryberry, Russell Hiatt, Dalton Wilks, Seth Strader, Alarik Schlotter, Mark Rana, Gary Weeks.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Kyle Hess & Eric Wackerly.
 more info to follow

Bob R. Baker

Bob R. Baker, 74, of Panama, OK passed away, Saturday, October 3, 2015 in Panama.  Bob was born January 7, 1941 in Poteau, OK to Ollin & Trella (Midgley) Baker.  He was a carpenter.  Bob was born & raised in Poteau; he lived in Panama, OK for 41 years.   Bob was a veteran of the US Marine Corp.  He was preceded in death by his parents & brother, Benny Baker.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Connie (Shockley) Baker of the home;  Daughter, Cindy Tobey; son, Dale Baker both of Panama, OK; stepson, Jerry Box of Newport, NC; grandsons, Chris Baker of Pocola, OK, Trey Tobey of Panama, OK; granddaughter, Kalee Tobey of Panama, OK; great grandson, Rylan Tobey of Poteau, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cherri Chastain

 Cherri Lynn Chastain,  35,  of  Ft. Smith, AR passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 in Ft. Smith.  Cherri was born December 26, 1979 in Ft. Smith, AR to Harold Ray & Joni Lynn (Anderson) Chastain.  She  worked at Arvest  Bank.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Shirley Herdison  & Raymond Chastain.

Cherri is survived by her mother & stepdad, Joni & Kevin Griffith of Poteau, OK; father, Harold Ray Chastain  of  Ft. Smith, AR; brother & sister in law, Daryl Ray & Leslie Chastain ; niece & nephew, Lily Caralynn Chastain and Hank Jones Chastain of Greenville, MS; stepbrother, Devin Griffith of Pittsburg,  PA;  grandparents, John Wayne & Wanda Anderson of Ft. Smith, AR, Billie Jean Chastain of Bloomer, AR; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends she loved very much.

Memorial services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church, Poteau, OK with Jim Perkin & Bill Gage officiating. 

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Cherri Chastain Memorial Account at Arvest  for donation to Peggy Stephenson Cancer Center in OKC for cancer research.