Terry Edward Koeninger

Terry Edward Koeninger, 65, of Poteau died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Poteau.Terry was born Feb. 11, 1947 in Plainview, Texas, to Ernest Edward and Gussie Margaurite (Orcutt) Koeninger. Terry retired in 2007 after 38 years with J.C. Penney. His tenure with J.C. Penney began in Lubbock, Texas. Ten years were in Fort Smith, Ark., as assistant manager. The last 13 years he was manager in Maysville, KY. Terry began his courageous battle with cancer in 2008 and on Tuesday he won, receiving his prize of Heaven.Survivors include his wife, Shirley of the home; two daughters, Tracie and Greg Henry of Weatherford, Kelly and Jeff Hewitt of Houston; six grandchildren, Katie and Tyler Henry of Weatherford, Josh and Kaycee Hall of Poteau, Layne and Zayden Dennis of Poteau; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Koeninger of College Station, Texas; stepchildren, Kelley Dennis and Jeff Dennis of Poteau; special friends, Bary and Betty Kinslow of Cookson; other relatives and loved ones. Memorial services will be held at a later date.In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Gideons International.You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.