Barbara Jean (Nolen) Conrad Obituary

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Barbara Jean (Nolen) Conrad of Spiro, Oklahoma was born May 21, 1926 in Pocola, Oklahoma to Walter Lee and Lillie Mae (Gregory) Nolen, and passed away September 1, 2019 in Spiro, Oklahoma at the age of 93.



She is survived by her daughter, Rita Jean Pope and husband Micheal of Poteau, Oklahoma, grandchildren; Bobbi Gillham and husband Erick of Poteau, Oklahoma, Scott Pope and wife Lisa of Ardmore, Oklahoma, great grandchildren; Olivia Moya and husband Mitchell, Vivian Howerton, Sydney Pope, Ian Pope, Emma Claire Gillham, great-great grandson, Benjamin Moya, special niece Gwen May and husband Keith of Spiro, Oklahoma, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and loved ones.


Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, JV “Joe” Conrad, son, Bobby Lee Conrad, father, Walter Nolen, mother, Lillie Nolen Ridenour, step-father, Jim Ridenour, four sisters Juanita Tormey, Charlene Ramsey, Dorothy Rodgers, Margie Cox, and one brother Jack Nolen.


She was a member of the Murry Spur Freewill Baptist Church, Barbara worked in the aircraft industry during World War II in California, and retired after twenty years from U.S. Forge Craft in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Murry Spur Freewill Baptist Church in Spiro, Oklahoma with Reverends C.L. Thomas and Michael Franklin officiating.


Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Spiro, Oklahoma under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro.


Viewing will be Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 9am- 6pm with the family greeting friends from 4pm -6 pm at the funeral home.


Pallbearers will be; Scott Pope, Erick Gillham, Mitchell Moya, Keith May, Harold Greenwood, and Kenneth Conrad.


Honorary Pallbearers are; Acie Joe Conrad, Walter Franklin Nolen, A.L. Conrad, Roger Myers, and Steven Cox.


To sign Ms. Conrad’s online guest book, please visit



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