Oweeta J. Carroll, 92, of Poteau died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Poteau. Oweeta was born Sept. 18, 1920, in Hon, Ark. to Frederick Washington and Ora Myrtle (Hicks) Newman. She worked in the county veterans office. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred J. Carroll; daughter, Dorothy J. Carroll; son, Billy Dean Carroll; grandson, Seth Goins; brother, Joe Paul Newman and his wife Lorene; sister, Mabel Woods and her husband J.D.; brother-in-law, Tom Peck; and sister-in-law, Mildred Newman.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara A. and Garfield Goins, Mary Carroll Tobias; sons, Jim Carroll, Neal Carroll and Bob Carroll all of Poteau; grandchildren, Todd Goins of Poteau, Troy Goins and Tim Carroll of Orlando, Fla., Matthew Carroll of Fort Myers, Fla., Megan Tobias McCarthy and husband John of Gainesville, Fla., Melissa Tobias of Poteau; great-grandchildren, Madison and Bradley Goins, Sarah and Aaron Carroll; granddaughter-in-law, Tracey Carroll of Poteau; sister, Wanda Faye Peck of Monroe, brother, J. Malvin Newman of Monroe; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and loved ones.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at First Baptist Church in Monroe with the Rev. Bob Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Monroe Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Garfield Goins, Barbara Goins, Jim Carroll, Neal Carroll, Bob Carroll and Mary Carroll Tobias.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family will visit with relatives and friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
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