Monday, August 3, 2015


Albert Skelton Sr., 74, of  Shady Point, OK passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Shady Point.  Albert was born October 5, 1940 in Poker Bend, OK to Russell  & Lois (Monks) Skelton.  He was a  member of the National Guard.  He retired  as a forklift operator at Rheem.  He was preceded in death by his father;  wife, Alma Jean Skelton and one brother, Edward.

Survivors include his wife, Bettey of the home; son, Albert Skelton Jr. of  Bokoshe, OK; 3 grandchildren, Jesse, Ethan, and Levi; mother, Lois (Skelton) Raymond of Spiro, OK; sister, Jeannie; & brother, Roy Skelton of Shady Point, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Family memorial services will be held at 10 am, Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Milton Cemetery, Milton, OK. 




J.B. Stockton, 85, of Talihina, OK passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Talihina.  J.B. was born December 23, 1929 in LeFlore, OK.  He was a veteran of the US Army.

Survivors include his daughter, Charla Swafford of Talihina, OK; sons, Mike Stockton of Bridgeport, TX and Don Skelton of Denton, TX; extended family members, Sandra Haskins, Brandon Young, Wes Partin, Mandy Haskins & Seth Haskins; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Norma Cogburn and Maxine Kendell; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at LeFlore Cemetery Pavilion, LeFlore, OK  with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.  Burial will follow in LeFlore Cemetery, LeFlore, OK.  Pallbearers will be Jay Swafford, Glen Vaughn, Tony Swafford, Louie Roybal, Brandon Young, and Larry Marshall.

There will be visitation  at the Evans Chapel, Poteau from 8:30 - 9:30 am on Tuesday