Dovie Trotter

Dovie Trotter, 97, of Poteau died Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Poteau. Dovie was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Page to John and Martha (Satterfield) Staton. She was a homemaker. Dovie was a member of Springhill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Manuel King (killed in action in World War II) and Alfred Cameron Trotter; son, Alfred; brothers, Rufus and Bill Staton; sisters, Emma Simpson, Frances Higgins, Ruby Caldwell, Eveline King and Arizona Staton.Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Isabell and Ed Creech, Iola and Ron Winters, Carol and Don Dickson, Helen and John Merritt; sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Jeanette Trotter, Bill and Pat Trotter; a number of grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, loved ones and friends.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Evans Chapel of Memories with Amber Kirkendoll officiating. Burial will be in Stapp Zoe Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home. Her grandsons will be pallbearers.You may leave an online message at