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Arlene Poteet

December 06, 2023 - 00:00
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Memorial service for Arlene Taggart Poteet, 98, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Union Chapel Church officiated by Ellis Weber and Jimmy Berkenbile. Cremation arrangements are by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.

Arlene was born east of Hennessey on Oct. 9, 1925, to Andrew W. and Mattie Vail Snyder Taggart and died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Hennessey Care Center.

She graduated from Hennessey High School in 1942 at the age of 16.

Arlene married Jesse Poteet at Union Chapel Church on Aug. 1, 1950.

She was secretary for Jesse’s plumbing business until he retired. Arlene was trained as a plane spotter during World War II.

She was a lifetime member of Union Chapel Church where she was pianist for 83 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star for 75 years and served on the Hennessey Library Board for 59 years and was a current member of the Golden Eagles.

Arlene was very active in church youth camps and helped with activities at Hennessey Care Center. She was also a member of the Enid Gem and Mineral Society.

She is survived by one son, Boyd Poteet of Dover; one daughter, Thresa Helm of Hennessey; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and special companion, Hannah Poague.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and several nieces and nephews.