POTEAU—Karolyn Kay Sullivan, 73, of Poteau passed away on March 18, 2015 in Poteau. She was born Nov. 10, 1941 in Heavener to C.B. and Hazel (Guinn) McCoy.
A celebration of her life is Saturday at 1 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Poteau. A private entombment will be held at Oakland Cemetery at a later date, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She was a graduate of Heavener High School, where she was a cheerleader. She enjoyed organizing and attending the Heavener High School reunions and staying in touch with her classmates.
As a young wife and mother, she took an appointment by the governor and worked at the state capital in Oklahoma City.
She was an active member of the community. She operated the CASC Book Store for 24 years, was a member of the CASC Auxiliary, CASC Foundation Committee, Charter Member of the GFWC 20th Century Club, Poteau Women’s League serving as president for five years, First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and tirelessly worked as a member of the Board of Trustees church building fund, Cub Scout leader, developed and organized the annual Mud Duck Jr. Golf Camp in memory of her son Mark, EOMC Auxiliary, Poteau Planning Commission and LeFlore County Democratic Party.
She was also a successful entrepreneur and business woman, owning and operating Kay Sullivan Real Estate.
The family will be at Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to visit will relatives and friends.
In lieu of floral remembrances, the family requests donations be made to the Stephenson Canceer Center at 800 NE 10th, Oklahoma City, Ok. 73104 in her honor.
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