Samuel Wesley Pickle

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Funeral Service for Samuel Wesley Pickle, 93, of Poteau, Oklahoma will be at 2pm on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau, Oklahoma with Michael Wesley Lum officiating.

Burial will follow at Monroe Cemetery in Monroe, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau, Oklahoma.

Wesley was born on September 24, 1928 in Monroe, Oklahoma to Stella (Hemphill) Pickle and Sam Pickle and passed away on September 21, 2022 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was married to Patricia (Turner) Pickle on May 30, 1953 in Poteau, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 infant siblings, Jerome Pickle, Hazel Ward, June Hall, Sylvan "Sib" Pickle, and Syble Ellis. Wesley was a member of Church of Christ, he was an Educator and Rancher. He retired after teaching math 30 years, serving several years as Assistant Principal in Pansy Kidd Middle School. In 1974 he was Teacher of the Year for the Poteau Public Schools, also LeFlore Co. Teacher of the Year. In 1985 the family was honored as the outstanding Farm Family of LeFlore County. He served several years on the Board of Directors for the LeFlore County Soil Conservation Service. He was Honorary Chapter Farmer of Poteau FFA and President of Board of Directors of Monroe Cemetery Committee.

Survivors include: wife, Pat Pickle of 69 years; children, Susan Pickle Boggs and husband Brian of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Linda Jane Boyd and husband Curtis of Tipton, Oklahoma, David Sam Pickle and wife Kris of Poteau, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren; and sister, Mildred Pickle.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Boyd, Will Boyd, Johnny Baker, Curtis Boyd, Brian Boggs, and Chase Tucker.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Arthur Heavener, Ed Abernathy, and Ralph Pickle.

Visitation will be Friday from 5-7pm.

Funeral is under the directions of Evans and Miller - Poteau -Oklahoma

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