STAMPS â€” Stamps has approved a plan to dedicate its only park in honor of the small Arkansas town's most famous former resident, the late poet Maya Angelou.
The Stamps City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to dedicate the park for Angelou who died May 28. Angelou lived in Stamps as a child, but she was later critical of the town in her acclaimed autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."
Kenneth Dale Gammill, 62, of Traskwood, passed away June 18, 2014.Â He was born March 4, 1952 in Traskwood to the late Delmar and Minnie Marie Tedford Gammill.Â Kenneth was of the Baptist faith. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Delmaire Kelley, brothers, James Harold (Bo) and John William (Bill) Gammill.