Patsy Jean Gilstrap
Patsy Jean Gilstrap, 83, of Poteau died Friday, June 27, 2014, in Poteau. Patsy was born in Dow-Hartshorne on March 22, 1931 to William Franklin and Isabell I. (Blair) Clay. She was a secretary at the courthouse for years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poteau. Patsy was an avid reader. She was the “Best Mom in the World.” Patsy was preceded in death by her husband, Bob E. Gilstrap, on Feb. 11, 2002, and sister, Nancy Pierce.Survivors include her daughters, Luana Gilstrap, Jeana and David Stone of Poteau; granddaughters, Meredith and Craig Price of Wilburton, Sara Beth Stone of Poteau; great granddaughter, Scarlett Price; other relatives, loved ones and friends.Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 30, at First Free Will Baptist Church in Poteau with the Revs. Phil McGehee and Jim Cook officiating.Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.