Sep. 2, 2009 Fort Smith Sebastian County Arkansas, USA
Bobby Wayne Needham, 66, of Pocola passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, in Fort Smith. He was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Greenwood. He was a self-employed auto paint and body technician. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola with the Rev. Clifford Myers officiating. Interment will be at Macedonia Cemetery in Pocola. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Anna Marie Needham of the home; two sons, Larry Needham of Pocola and George W. Needham and Amy Needham of Pocola; his mother, Alice Needham of Pocola; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Linda Needham of Fort Smith and Bud and Ruby Needham of Pocola; sister-in-law, Lorene Petit of Bunch, Okla.; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones; and many beloved friends. He was married to Anna Marie Needham for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles William "Bill" Needham. Pallbearers will be Dusty Cox, Jimmy Cox, Welton Brown, Manuel Braiser, Genaro Cabrera, Ron England, Allen Berryhill, Don Wilkerson and Ray Rivera. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Pocola.