Wanda L. Doty

Wanda L. Doty, 85, of Poteau and The Oaks Healthcare Center, died Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was born in Bloomington, Ill., on Aug. 20, 1928, to Arthur Lee and Margurite Anna Daney. Wanda was very proud to be of the Choctaw heritage and was a very religious person.Her education included master’s degrees in education and counseling and she completed all class work towards her doctorate degree. Most of her career was spent teaching and counseling Native American students.She was preceded in death by her parents.Wanda is survived by two daughters, Sherry and husband Jim Huber of Nevada and Brenda Canavan and husband Rodney Martin of Poteau; sister, Dru Paine of Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Don Daney of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; numerous other family members, friends and loved ones.No service is planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direct of Grace Manor Funeral Home, Poteau. You may leave an on-line greeting to the family at www.gracemanorfh.com.