Amelia Little Sam Poulton, 84, of Texarkana, TX. passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in a local hospital. She was born June 29, 1933 in Lacrosse, WI. Mrs. Poulton was a proud elite elder of the Ho-Chunk Nation. She was a volunteer for various senior citizen programs and strongly supported paralyzed veterans organizations. She was a supporter for St. Josephs Indian School and St. Judes Children's Hospital. She was a member of St. Lukes United Methodist Church. She was an avid bowler and participated in the Pro Am. Amelia was affectionately known as Memaw and Mimi by the numerous children she cared for. Preceded in death by her husband Orval C. Poulton and parents William Austin Little Sam and Maude Minnie Red Eagle Little Sam of Oakdale, WI.; one brother Will Little Sam; three sisters Loretta Arnold of Texarkana, Bennora Darnell of Madison, WI and Geraldine Conery of Nekoosa, WI. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law Russell and Linda Poulton of Texarkana; two granddaughters Rusti Poulton and Olivia Garcia both of Texarkana; three grandsons Charles Bilimek of Texarkana, Stanley Bilimek of Dallas, TX. and Clifton Poulton; 10 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; plus other numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at East Funeral Home-Downtown. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home, Tomah, WI. Burial to follow in Red Eagle Cemetery, Oakdale, WI. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Lukes United Methodist Church or any of the various organizations that she supported. Condolences may be left at www.eastfuneralhomes.com FAMILY Orval C. Poulton, Husband William Austin Little Sam and Maude Minnie Red Eagle Little Sam, Parents Will Little Sam, Brother Loretta Arnold, Sister Bennora Darnell, Sister Geraldin Conery, Sister Russell and Linda Poulton, Son and daughter-in-law Rusti Poulton, Granddaughter Olivia Garcia, Granddaughter Charles Bilimek, Grandson Stanley Bilimek, Grandson Clifton Poulton, Grandson 10 grandchildren, two great grandchildren
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