Obituary of: Dica E. Blair
Dica Blair, 86, passed away August 27, 2013, in Vian, OK. She was born May 13, 1927, in Ola, AR, to Perry Poe and Mona (Barrick) Poe. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with family and friends and a member of the Trinity Baptist Church of Poteau. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father Cephus Whitecotton, her husband Luther Blair; three daughters Mona Blair, Connie Stewart and Demerris Hamblin; three brothers Joe Whitecotton, Beacher Whitecotton, Jay Cee Whitecotton; one sister Inell Pearson. Dica is survived by two sons Tommy D. Blair and wife Sheri of Benton, AR and David J. Blair of Heavener, OK; two daughters, Joan Woody of Little Rock, AR, Debra Jane Fleig and husband William of Heavener, OK; twenty three grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; a brother Dale Whitecotton of Bokoshe, OK; four sisters, Violet Cessna of Spiro, OK, Caroletta Cooper of Wilburton, OK, Patricia Shimp of OKC, OK and Judy Medina; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, friends and loved ones. Services will be Thursday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel, Poteau, OK, with Pastor Phil Petre officiating. Viewing will begin Wednesday 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. Services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.