Laura “Christine” (Emery) Smith Obituary

Friday, 20 July 2018 07:08

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Christine Smith, 99, of Rock Island, OK, passed away Thursday July 19, 2018 in Pocola, OK. She was born October 16, 1918 in Denning, AR, to James Andrew and Nannie Mariah (Yother) Emery.


She was a homemaker, retired mail carrier and a member of the Rock Island Freewill Baptist Church. Her greatest pleasure was her family; she was always their greatest fan no matter what sport they were playing at that time.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Dale Smith, a daughter Deanna Lou Lomon, and eleven siblings.


Christine is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Gayle and husband Johnnie Farrar of Cameron, and Cheryl Ann and husband Rodney Carter of Cameron, eight grandchildren, Sandra Olive and husband Jeff, Gayle Duncan and husband Ronny, and Jana Mankin, of Cameron, Kevin Lomon and wife Amy of Pocola, Kendall Lomon and wife Amy of Poteau, Ryan Nye and wife Kimberly of Ft. Smith, Richie Nye and wife Kathy of Poteau and Rodney Nye and wife Amber of Rogers, AR; seventeen great grandchildren and one great-great grandson; as well as a host of other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.


Pallbearers will be Kevin and Kendall Lomon, Ryan, Richie, and Rodney Nye, and Daylon Duncan.


Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday July 21, 2018 at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel in Poteau, OK, with Ryan and Rodney Nye officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron, OK.


Visitation will be Friday July 20, 2018 6 p.m. to 8 p.m at Grace Manor Funeral Home.


Arrangements are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home, Poteau, OK.


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