Earl John Box

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Earl John Box of Summerfield, Oklahoma was born July 28, 1935 in Summerfield, Oklahoma to Alvis and Alice (Shipman) Box and passed away December 6, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age 85.

He is survived by:

Two daughters:

Jean Fetters of Wister, Oklahoma

Janice Loyd and husband Stanley of Summerfield, Oklahoma

Two step-daughters:

Charlene Judkins of Panama, Oklahoma

Sheryl and husband James of Kansas

Four sons:

John Box and wife Jackie of Whitesboro, Oklahoma

Jerry Box and wife Barbara of Cameron, Oklahoma

James Box and wife Shelia of Arkoma, Oklahoma

Jackie Box and wife Barbara of LeFlore, Oklahoma

Four sisters:

Betsy Jones and husband Vernice of McAlester, Oklahoma

Louise Loyd and husband Wylie of Stringtown, Oklahoma

Lillian Oliver of Seminole, Oklahoma

Irene Earls of Arizona

Two brothers:

Delton Box and wife Joyce of Mineral Wells, Texas

Robert Box and wife Janice of Nicut, Oklahoma

Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren

Numerous other relatives and a host of friends

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Dola Box; his second wife, Judith Box; two sisters, Lorene Macaroy and Viola Hopkins; Two brothers, Charles Box and Ladrell Box; and a granddaughter, Christine Pearson. Earl was a life-long resident of the area and a retired auto mechanic. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Hank Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Ricky Wheat, Stanley Loyd, Rodney Duncan, Paul Brown, Mike Poor, and Dempsey Poor

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Brook Pearson, Sammy Sinclair, Jerald McBride, and Carlos Henson

Viewing will be from Noon until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.

To sign Mr. Box’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com

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