Billy Ray Mode Sr.

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Billy Ray Mode Sr., 90, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020 at his home. Bill was born March 17, 1929 in Proctor, OK to Dewitt Frank & Hattie Belle (Taylor) Mode. He loved to hunt, crappie fish & read. He read thousands of books during his lifetime. Bill was a carpenter/millwright/ cabinet maker.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Genevia Taylor & Mildred Ramirez; brothers, Cleo & Floyd Mode.

Survivors include his wife, Nona Lou; daughters & husbands, Darlene & Kenneth Thompson, Barbara & Jeff Brown; sons & wives, Billy Ray Jr. & Christy Mode, Joe & Teresa Mode, Paul & Linda Mode, Frank & Carol Mode; sister, Imogene Cartwright; brother Marce Mode; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Howe, OK with Rev. Larry Stacy & Rev. Jerrod Graham officiating. Interment will follow in Monroe Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home on Monday from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK





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