Marklyn Charolette Burns

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Marklyn Charolette Burns of Wister, Oklahoma was born May 6, 1947 in Dos Palos, California to Buddy and Geneva (Applegate) Burns and passed away March 8, 2022 in Poteau, Oklahoma at the age of 74. She married Bobby J. Burns on May 29, 1963.

She is survived by:

Her husband of nearly 59 years:

Bob Burns of the home

One daughter:

Roberta Burch and husband Darren of Animas, New Mexico

One son:

Mark Burns and wife Dana of Wister, Oklahoma

Three grandchildren:

Jesse Burch, Jake Burch and significant other Mallary Lass, and Brennon Burns and wife Catelyn

One great-granddaughter:

Magnolia June Burns

Four sisters-in-law:

Kathleen Allgeyer

Barbara Thompson

Bettye Glinski and husband John of Heavener, Oklahoma

Pauline Fowler and husband Wayne of Heavener, Oklahoma

One brother-in-law:

Harold Burns of Heavener, Oklahoma

Her only brother’s sons:

Rick Burns and wife Carolyn of Nevada

Ted Burns of California

Special friend:

Hilda Benefield of Calhoun, Oklahoma

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of many friends

Marki was preceded in death by her parents, Geneva and Cliff Jones and Buddy and Grace Burns; her father and mother-in-law, Fred and Burbie Burns; her brother, Donnie Burns; her brother-in-law L.J. Burns and wife Delora; and a sister-in-law, Gayle Burns. She was a long-time resident of the area, a homemaker, and a member of the Victory Baptist Church. Marki was loved and will be missed by all who knew her. Bob likes to joke and say he loved Marki 59 years and even liked her most of them!

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2022 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home with Brother Gene Heflin and Brother Bradley Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Heavener Memorial Park under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Jesse Burch, Jake Burch, Brennon Burns, Bob Fowler, Kelly Burns, and Jimmy Wells

Viewing will be from Noon until 6:00 p.m., Saturday; 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday and 9:00 a.m. until service time.

The family will visit with friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.

To sign Mrs. Burn’s online guestbook please visit


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