HOWE–Edna Lou Walkup, 80, of Howe passed away Feb. 29, 2012 in Poteau. She was born Nov. 6, 1931 in Independence to Calvin and Mary (Fortner) Waymire and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Howe.
Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Howe. Interment is at Monroe Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Ewing Waymire, Bob Waymire and Eugene Waymire.
Survivors are her husband, John Walkup of Howe; two daughters, Kitty Beard and husband Don of Richardson, Texas, and Peggy Dill and husband Denver of Howe; two sons, John Walkup, Jr., and wife Carol of Tulsa, and David Randall Walkup of Oklahoma City; five sisters, Ruby Wyse, Wanda Lorus, Rowena Usrey and husband Clyde, Odella Guinn, and Marcella Rush and husband, Freddie; three sisters-in-law, Goldie Waymire, Marcella Waymire and Goldie Green; two brothers, Vester Waymire and wife Vera, and Oderrell Waymire and wife Ruth Ann; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.