Joy Statham Monks Arter, 79, of Bokoshe, OK passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 in Ft. Smith, AR. Joy was born March 27, 1940 in Bokoshe to V.E. “Cotton” & Opal (McCullar) Tanksley. Joy was owner of a Certified Real Estate Appraisal Company; a builder & developer of land; and a real estate broker.
She was preceded in death by her parents & sister, Connie Jo Tanksley.
Survivors include her husband, Phillip; daughter Louise Brewer & husband Olan; son, Harold Edward Statham all of Bokoshe, OK; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters, Melba Horton, Billye Vincent & Delcina Saling & husband Tracy; brother, Tim Tanksley & wife Sharon all of Bokoshe, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Bokoshe Church of Christ. Interment will follow at Old Bokoshe Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with friends & relatives.
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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK