Thomas Glenn Pool
Kingston - Thomas Glenn Pool, 71, of Kingston, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas. He was born on December 3, 1949 in Redden, Oklahoma to the late Ervin Lee Pool and Jennylynn Littlejohn Pool. Coach Pool was raised in Savannah where he graduated in 1968. He played football at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and later received his Master's in math and science. Coach Pool married Freda Leona Rhodes on December 4, 1970 in Kenefic, Oklahoma. He coached football in Ardmore, Sapulpa, Caddo, Kingston, Poteau, back to Kingston, Velma, Harrah, Broken Bow, Antlers and back to Kingston. Coach Pool was affiliated with the Baptist faith and was a member of the Oklahoma Coaching Association, Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame, Men's Golf Association at Chickasaw Point and he coached The Oil Bowl and 2 All State Football games. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, mowing and loved coaching.
He is survived by:
Wife: Freda Leona Pool, Kingston, Oklahoma
Children: Vanita Glover, Ada, Oklahoma
Dusty Lynn Pool, Pottsboro, Texas
3 Grandchildren: Lorin, Lara and Lana Glover
Sister: Edna Huff, Heber Springs, Arkansas
Sister in-Laws: Peggy Pool, Mannford, Oklahoma
Carolyn Pool, Rattan, Oklahoma
Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers: Ervin Pool Jr., Hugh Neal Pool, William Paul Pool and 1 sister; Teresa Pleas.
Visitation will be Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Watts Funeral Home, Kingston, Oklahoma from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm with a family hour from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Bulldog Henry Field in Kingston, Oklahoma. Family request casual attire representing your favorite team. Phillip Stephens, Haskell Melton, James Dry Jr., Greg Gothard, James Miller will officiate the service. Interment will be at the Gethsemane Cemetery, Caddo, Oklahoma. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.
Casket Bearers: Dustin "Bucky" Rhodes, Robert "Bob" Pool, David Orr, Jon Hiatt, Joe Neighbors,
Chris Gibbs, James Dry, Tommy Reeder, John Gilby, William "Billy" Scott
Honorary Bearers: All players and former coaches
Posted online on May 09, 2021