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Gilmore-McClure Community News January 2, 2018 Featured

Last modified on Wednesday, 03 January 2018 06:16
Written by  Tuesday, 02 January 2018 00:55
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Submitted by Dixie Shrum


These communities have had extremely cold weather for the past several days. In the night, Saturday, and early Sunday morning, snow and ice fell. Sugarloaf Mountain was covered when the clouds lifted Sunday afternoon.


snowy sugarloaf


Mr. & Mrs. David Odom and children Bryce and Sarah recently visited friends Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Cravens and family of Wister and had their annual Christmas party.


We have received word here that Alice (Burden) McMillin has died. She and her husband, Scottie, had lived in this community for the past several years. They had moved to Muscatine, Iowa, to be closer to family for health reasons.


Christmas Day guests of Mr. & Mrs. Don Shrum were their daughters and families: Darla Davis & son Daren of Monroe; Mr. & Mrs. Daryl Davis and sons Tanner, Kix and Ben of Wister; Mr. & Mrs. David Deaton and daughters Lauren, Logan and Larissa; and Deanna Davis and daughter Delaina. They are all pictured below.


family 2


Mr. & Mrs. John Boevers had dinner New Year’s Day with her cousin Mr. & Mrs. David Odom and children Bryce and Sarah.


James McMillin of Heavener visited his cousin Phyllis Breashears recently.


Darla Davis and son Daren of Monroe, Deanna Davis and Mr. & Mrs. David Deaton and daughters Lauren, Larissa and Logan had New Year’s lunch with the ladies’ parents, Mr. & Mrs. Don Shrum.


Susan Fenton of Poteau visited Lorraine Odom recently.


Lauren, Larissa and Logan Deaton visited their aunt Deanna Davis New Year’s Day evening. They watched the Rose Bowl Game in which Georgia Bulldogs ended the Football Championship hopes of the Oklahoma Sooners in double over-time.


Donna Deaton and daughter Lauren met Donna’s sister Deanna Davis in Fort Smith Tuesday for lunch. Later that evening, the Deatons went to Donna’s classroom at Wister School and worked for a while.


Most schools in our area including KTC have returned to classes this week. Poteau Schools will resume classes January 8th. CASC will begin the 2018 Spring Semester January 16th.


If anyone in the Gilmore-McClure area has news to include in the Gilmore-McClure Community News, Contact Dixie Shrum 918-647-2945.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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