Isma Lou Leflore Obituary

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Isma Lou Leflore of Wellington, Kansas formerly of Bokoshe, Oklahoma was born May 5, 1932 in Milton, Oklahoma to James and Grace (May) Barnett, and passed away November 27, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 87.


She is survived by her two sons; Floyd LeFlore and wife Pat of Glenpool, Oklahoma, John LeFlore of Spiro, Oklahoma, sister, Genetta McElhaney of Palermo, California, eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and loved ones.


Isma was preceded in death by her parents, James Barnett and Grace Barnett, husband of almost 59 years, Floyd E. “Jack” LeFlore, three brothers; Herschel Barnett, Robert Barnett, Jimmy Barnett, and two sisters; Marla Barnett Rowan, and Vera Barnett Woodson.


Isma graduated as the Salutatorian of her 1949 Bokoshe High School class. She was the proud Navy wife of her husband Jack, faithfully supporting him during his 21 years of service. In that timeframe they lived in nine different states and Cuba. She was a member of the McCurtain Bible Church, Murry Spur Free Will Baptist Church, Grace Free Will Baptist Church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and the Church of Christ in Wellington, Kansas.


She spent decades coordinating children’s ministry at church and outreach in the schools, especially with Vacation Bible School, Good News Club (a part of Child Evangelism Fellowship), Bible class teacher and song leader. She loved gardening, Scrabble, crossword puzzles, crocheting, quilt-making, cooking for a crowd, and personal Bible Study. Her family was her greatest pride and joy!


Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Murry Spur Free Will Baptist church in Spiro, Oklahoma with her Grandson Pastor Wes LeFlore, and Reverend C.L. Thomas Officiating. Burial will follow at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Oklahoma under the direction of Grace Funeral Service in Poteau, Oklahoma. Viewing will be Monday, December 2, 2019 from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, with family greeting friends from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro, Oklahoma.


Pallbearers will be; James Barnett, Kevin Brians, Xander Holden, Charlie King, Rickey LeFlore, John LeFlore, Jaden Ross, and Tim Swinehart. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Isma’s memory may be made to the Child Evangelism Fellowship -


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