Mary Lois Armstrong Barnes

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Funeral services for Mary Lois Armstrong Barnes, 80, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 2pm on Friday, April 29, 2022 at Evans and Miller Chapel in Poteau, Oklahoma with Jim Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Lees Chapel Cemetery in Muldrow, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home. Mary went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 26, 2022. She was born to Lucian (Bud) and Nova Armstrong on April 24, 1942 in Poteau, Oklahoma.

Mary proudly retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 38 years of service. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother and was married to the love of her life, Dale Barnes. An avid lover of the outdoors, Mary’s most joyous days were spent fishing, visiting the wildlife Refuge, and caring for their animals with her loving husband by her side.

Mary was loved and adored by those in her community. She never met a stranger, always took the time to get to know everyone, and never failed to extend her kindness. While Mary will be dearly missed by her family and friends, she would want her loved ones to know that she was prepared and eager to meet her Redeemer.

Mary is survived by her husband, Dale Barnes of the home, two daughters, Angela McPhail and husband Eric of Muldrow, Oklahoma, and Kelly Cox of Gans, Oklahoma, one sister, Ernestine Morris of Cameron, Oklahoma, six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Bud and Nova Armstrong, her brothers, Gary Armstrong and Don Armstrong, one daughter, Shelly Smith, and one grandson, Cole Montana Southerland.

Pallbearers will be Eric McPhail, Robert McPhail, Rick Russell, Michael Williams, Bryan Morris,Justin Baker.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8pm.


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