Farris Daniel Tatham, 93, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was born July 24, 1923 in Watts community, Oklahoma, the son of Lewis Arch Tatham and Winne Etta (Eskew) Tatham. He was married to Oma Faye Timmerman on June 18, 1946 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on February 20, 2005. Mr. Tatham was a Carpenter, a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, and a member of Watts Holiness Church.
1 son and daughter in law: Keith and Tammy Tatham of Sallisaw
3 daughters and sons in law: Sue and Gerald Taylor of East View, KY, Donna and Jack Jamison of Sallisaw, OK and Beverly and Michael Harris of Broken Arrow, OK
7 grandchildren: Ladonna Baggs and husband Darren, Kendall Thomason and wife Nicki, Delanna Taylor and husband Herb, Michae Haas and husband Danny, Jeffrey Harris and wife Julie, Valarie Davidson and husband Ted, and Dustin Tatham and wife Marilana
4 step grandchildren: David and Dana Bing and family, Jeff Taylor and family, Bobby and Kathy Bruce and family, and Mark and Vickie Taylor and family
11 great grandchildren: Dyelan Baggs, Abigail Thomason, Jadon Thomason, Cole Tatham, Alana Tatham, Channing Tatham, Haley Haas, Maci Haas, Trae Haas, Lily Harris and Will Harris
2 sisters in law: Hester Tatham of Tyler, TX and Virble Tatham of Sallisaw, OK
He was preceded in death by his wife, Oma Tatham; his parents, Arch and Winnie Tatham; 3 brothers, Leslie Lelan and Ira Tatham; and 2 sisters, Alma McKinney and Eureda O'Neal
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11 am at First Baptist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will be at Buffington Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Viewing will be Thursday from noon - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw and Friday after 2 pm at Watts Holiness Church in Sallisaw. The family will greet Friday from 5 - 8 pm at Watts Holiness Church.
Active Pallbearers are Dustin Tatham, Ted Davidson, Darren Baggs, Dyelan Baggs, Kendall Thomason, Herb Taylor, Jeff Harris and Danny Haas
Honorary Pallbearers are Jeff Taylor, Mark Taylor, Bobby Bruce, David Bing, and the men of Watts Holiness Church