POTEAU–Artie Bell Margaret Deleplank, 74, of Poteau, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 in Heavener. She was born in Calhoun on Sept. 10, 1937 to Frances and Dora (Chitwood) Phillips and worked 40 years as a CNA.
Services are Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; five brothers; and son-in-law, Steve Hastings.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Bob of the home; daughters and son-in-law, Dora and Rick Piersant, Debra Hastings of Poteau; sons and daughters-in law, Bobby and Dawn Deleplank of Poteau, Hoss and Chantay Deleplank of Shady Point and Billy Deleplank of Poteau; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Billy Cook, Al Monks, Chris Bunner, Billy Hoffman, George Urchison and Rodney Hemphill.
The family will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.