Wava L. Denson Poindexter

Inducted: 1991

WAVA L. DENSON POINDEXTER (1920-2006) was publisher and co-owner of the Gage Record and Ellis County Capital for many years. Following the death of her husband, W.W. Denson, in 1974, she was owner and publisher of those papers until 1982. Active in civic affairs, she is listed in Who’s Who of American Women. She was a member of the Oklahoma Press Association’s Half Century Club and received a citation in 1982 from the Oklahoma State Senate in recognition of achievement and contributions to the field of journalism.