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Cathleen LeFlore Nelson

Born: 7/6/1958

Died: 5/7/2006

Maiden Name: LeFlore

Honorific: n/a

Cathleen LeFlore Nelson, 47, of Poteau passed away May 17 at Poteau. She was born July 6, 1958, in Talihina, the daughter of Alexander LeFlore Jr. and Alice Lee Jacob LeFlore, and lived in the Hugo/Soper area until 1994 when she moved to Poteau.

She was a homemaker and she enjoyed going to garage sales. She liked animals, especially her dogs and she loved helping people.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene Nelson; one sister, Bertha Jacob; and one brother, Earl Ray Wallace.

Survivors include her stepmother, Vera Johnson of Poteau; three sisters, Josephine Gallant and husband Delbert of Hugo, Pauline Tom and husband Leonard of Soper, and Liz Smithart of Tushka; four brothers, Willie Jim Robinson of Hugo, Donald LeFlore and wife Janice of Antlers, Tommy LeFlore and wife Karen of Poteau and Johnny LeFlore of Tulsa; numerous nephews and nieces and other family and friends.

Cathleen LeFlore Nelson