Martha "Marcelle" Kirkley

Martha "Marcelle" Kirkley, 93, of Poteau died Wednesday, March 26, 2014. in Poteau. Martha was born May 16, 1920, in Tupelo, Miss., to Jess and Vinnie Lee (Harrison) Cooper. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Warren Woodrow Kirkley; son, Larry Garland Kirkley; daughters, Alice Ruth Kirkley, Patricia Darlene Hill; granddaughter, Leslie Ann Little; brothers, Roy, Preston and James Cooper; and sister, Clynelle Ridenhour. She is survived by her daughters, Jan Kirkley-Allen of Austin, Texas, Linda Kay Moore and husband Steve of Harrison, Ark.; son, Bob Kirkley and wife Melva of Gravette, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lavelle Stanley; other relatives and loved ones.Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at Poteau Church of Christ with Don Cherry officiating. Burial will be in Heavener Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be at the church at 9 a.m. prior to the service to visit with friends and relatives. Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.You may leave an online message at