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Dorothy Lucile Folks Oxner (Bettes)

June 19, 1923 - July 13, 2019

Burial Date July 18, 2019

Services for Dorothy Lucile Bettes Folks Oxner, 96, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Mineral Springs Freewill Baptist Church in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Burial will be at noon on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery in Marianna, Arkansas under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

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Services for Dorothy Lucile Bettes Folks Oxner, 96, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Mineral Springs Freewill Baptist Church in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Burial will be at noon on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery in Marianna, Arkansas under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
 
Dorothy Lucile Bettes Folks Oxner was born on June 19, 1923 in Norman, Oklahoma to Etta (White) Bettes and Lee Bettes and passed away on July 13, 2019 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Lucile met and married Arvel Folks and moved to Sallisaw in 1946. They ran a dairy farm for 17 years. She worked as a proof reader for newspapers in Sallisaw, OK, Ft. Smith, AR, Galveston, TX and Memphis, TN. She met and married Sam Oxner in Memphis and lived in Marianna, AR for 30 years. He preceded her in death on October 25, 2005. Her hobbies included oil painting and quilting. She donated her handmade quilts each year for auction to raise money for St. Judes. She enjoyed weekly card games with a group of eight women and attended the Sallisaw Nutrition Center for lunch, good conversation with friends, and a daily domino game. Her favorite book was the Bible that she read through each year. She was a giving, loving person. She will be missed.
 
Survivors are:
 
daughter: Melinda Folks Riggs of Sallisaw, OK
 
2 grandchildren: Lisa Riggs Jenkins and husband, Kent, of Oologah, OK and Steve Riggs of Sallisaw, OK
 
great granddaughter: Chelsea Calvert of Ft. Smith, AR
 
great great grandson: Isaac Dean Calvert of Ft. Smith, AR
 
stepson: Craig Oxner and wife, Marcheta, of Memphis, TN
 
granddaughter: Michelle Smith of Memphis, TN
 
great grandchildren: Justin and Haylie Smith of Memphis, TN
 
step daughter: Sharon Sadiq of Little Rock, AR
 
grandchildren: Nicholas and Melinda Lance and Adielle Sadiq of Little Rock, AR
 
niece: Nancy Copeland Willaford and husband, Carey
 
nephews: Wayne and Larry Bettes
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 sister: Helen Copeland and husband, Paul, 2 brothers: Lee Bettes, Jr. “Buddy” and Melvin Gene Bettes, all of Norman, OK
 
Viewing will be 2 – 8 PM Monday and 10 AM – 8 PM Tuesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK where the family will greet 6 – 8 PM Tuesday.