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Allen Daniels, 86, of Poteau, passed from this life into his eternal home on Sunday, July 18, 2021. After years of battling Parkinson’s Disease, he died peacefully at St. Johns Hospital in Tulsa while surrounded by loved ones. Allen was born September 7, 1934, in Tinsman, AR, to H.C. & Annie (Shook) Daniels. He spent his early years in Thornton, AR, where he graduated from high school before beginning his 41 year career with Alltel Telephone Company. He retired from Alltel as the Vice President of the Oklahoma-Texas Region. On June 11, 1955, he married Ann Garner. Soon afterward they began their family which grew to include three children, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Allen is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Daulton Daniels; his sister & brother-in-law, Odessia & J.B. Ethridge; and his daughter, Terri Henry.

Survivors include his wife, Ann; his children, Ted & wife Gina Daniels and Tammy & husband Stan Fowler; his grandchildren, Katy & husband Kyle Walls, Yvonne & husband Guy Keller, Hannah & husband Jake Fletcher, Hardy Fowler, Holly & husband Josh Crase, and Allen C. Daniels; great grandchildren, Ryan & Allison Walls, Elliot & James Keller; other relatives, loved ones, and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Poteau, with Phil McGehee, Troy George & Carlos Aguilar officiating. Burial is to follow at Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you please make contributions to the International Mission Board, the Gideons, or the charity of your choice.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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