McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

Breaking News

Obituaries

September 4, 2013

Rosa Darby

McALESTER — Rosa Darby

Rosa Darby, 73, of Gowen, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

Graveside services were today at Gowen-Cambria Cemetery with the Rev. David Stanfield officiating. Burial was at Gowen-Cambria Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral  Home of Hartshorne.

Born Aug. 14, 1940, in Gowen, she was the daughter of John and Rosa (Whaples) Denton. She married  Robert Darby on Aug. 30, 1968, in Gowen.

She was a machinist at Oklahoma Aerotronics and was a member at Gowen Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Darby, of the home; two sisters, Ada Darby, of Gowen, and Roberta Turner, of Gowen; brother-in-law, Billy Darby, of Wilburton.

Also, five nephews, John Polm of Oak Harbor, Wash., Robert Turner, of Gowen, Clyde Turner, of Broken Arrow, Steve Darby, Stonewall, La., and Buddy Darby, of Tulsa.

And, two nieces, Marlene Adams, of Gowen, and Denise McCullar, of McAlester; great-nephews, Denny Adams, of Gowen, Brody Adams, of Gowen, John David Polm, of Gowen, Dustin Darby, of Howe, and Sabastion Darby, of Tulsa; great-nieces, Shali Adams, of Gowen, Mallori (McCullar) Rodgers, of McAlester; close friend, Bobbie Gilreath, and other family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Hale and John Denton, and one sister, Pearl Hampton.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • A.C. Maclin

    A.C. Maclin, 79, of Hartshorne, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas.

    April 21, 2014

  • Marie (Brazil) Kelton

    Marie (Brazil) Kelton, 98, formerly of Hartshorne, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oklahoma City.

    April 21, 2014

  • Sharon Lee Napier

    Sharon Lee Napier, 69, formerly of McAlester, died Friday, April 11, 2014.
    Services were Monday at Eastland Funeral Home, in Nashville, Tenn., officiated by the Rev. Mark Jones.

    April 21, 2014

  • Leonard Doyle

    Leonard Doyle, 87, of McAlester, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Saint John Medical Center in Tulsa.

    April 21, 2014

  • David Michael Rivas David Michael Rivas

    David Michael Rivas, 57, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Virginia Kathryn Sam Virginia Kathryn Sam

    Virginia Kathryn Sam, 78, of McAlester, died April 17, 2014.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Evelyn Stephens Evelyn Stephens

    Evelyn Stephens, 74, of Pittsburg, formerly of Quinton, died Tuesday, April, 15, 2014, after battling Parkinson’s disease for several years.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marylou Martinez Marylou Martinez

    Marylou Martinez, 63, of McAlester, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Juanita Ann (Nale) Whitfield Lance Juanita Ann (Nale) Whitfield Lance

    Juanita Ann (Nale) Whitfield Lance, 81, of McAlester, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at New Hope Nursing Center.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary (Russell) Crawford Mary (Russell) Crawford

    Mary (Russell) Crawford, 58, of Cabiness,  died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video