McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


January 9, 2014

Bonnie Shinners

McALESTER — Bonnie Shinners, 87, of McAlester, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with Pastor Kerry Kirkhart officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Honey Grove, Texas, she was the daughter of Clabe and Lula May (Harper) Houston. After her mother preceded her in death, she was raised by her stepmother, Julia (James) Houston.

She married Tom Shinners in 1952, and he preceded her in death.

She enjoyed church, traveling, fishing and sports.

Survivors include brothers and a sister-in-law, Clarence and Billie Houston, and Bill Houston; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruby White, Johnnie and Don Douglas, Betty Lewis, Clara Sackett, and Wilma Jo and Jim Tinsman; brother-in-law, Bill Trosclair; sister-in-law, Geneva Houston, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Floyd Houston; sister, Mildred Trosclair, and sister-in-law, Linda Houston.

Memorials may be made to Lutie Cemetery Association, c/o Joyce, 2307 East Main Street, Wilburton, OK, 74578.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Phyllis Ramay

    Phyllis Ramay, 60, of McAlester, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Heritage Hills Living Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • Edna Pauline King

    Edna Pauline King, 90, of Stigler, died Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Adrian A. 'Allen' Hester

    Adrian A. “Allen” Hester, 50, of Elk Mound, Wisconsin, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, as the result of an accident.

    July 29, 2014

  • Betty Erkin

    Betty Erkin, 76, of McAlester, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home.

    July 29, 2014

  • William Cody 'Dub' Camp

    William Cody “Dub” Camp Jr., 92, of High Hill, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home.

    July 29, 2014

  • Mark 'Po' Camac Haaser

    Mark (Po) Camac Haaser, 34, beloved son, brother, grandson and good friend passed away July 25, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Donna Newman

    Donna Newman, 66, of McAlester, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Marjorie “Margie” McConnell,

    Marjorie “Margie” McConnell, 79, of McAlester, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at a local nursing center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Janice Holt,

    Janice Holt, 74, of Hartshorne, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Wanda (Johnnie) Carney

    Wanda (Johnnie) Carney, 90, of Tannehill, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014