J.T. Smith

J.T. Smith, 83, of Poteau died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Poteau. J.T. was born in Sugar Loaf on Jan. 31, 1929, to Finis and Hestor (McMillian) Smith. J.T. was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He was a truck driver. J.T. was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Thurell Smith.Survivors include his wife, Nina of the home; stepson, John Terry of Mojave, Calif.; three step-grandchildren, Rhonda Terry, Jenna Terry and Justin Terry; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, in Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will be in Vaughn Cemetery, Gilmore. The family will visit with relatives and friends from 6-8 p.,m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.