John Dixon Self

John Dixon Self, 79, of Poteau died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. John was born Feb. 5, 1935, in Shawnee to Clyde G. and Marjorie (Dixon) Self. He was drilling superintendent for Nicklos Drilling Co. of Houston. John was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Charlotte Pate of Sallisaw. Survivors include his wife, Carol(Anklam)of the home; four daughters, Gayle Johnson of Tahlequah, Karen Self of Poteau, Ruth Howell of Texas City, Texas, Nancy Self of Broussard, La.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Norma Lattimore of Huntsville, Ala., Kaye Suire of Lafayette, La.; one brother, Clyde E. Self of Lafayette.No services are scheduled at this time.Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.