Barbara Gillson, 90, of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Poteau died July 4, 2012, in Fort Smith. Barbara was born June 4, 1922, in Humiston, Iowa, to John and Pearl (Vaught) Scovel. She was a Hotel-Convention Sales Coordinator in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as being a homemaker. She and husband, Walter, moved to Poteau in 1977. Barbara was preceded in death by Walter. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Poteau.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Nancy Snow of Fort Smith, Jim and Shari Snow of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Lindsey and Mike Upshaw of Midlothian, Texas, Jordan Snow of Dallas, and Taylor Snow of Plano; sister, Betty Gillson of Fort Smith; other relatives and loved ones.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with Rev. Kyle Clark officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
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