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Edmund Eull Stites

April 11, 1938 - March 28, 2019

Services for Edmund Eull “Ed” Stites, 80 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

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Services for Edmund Eull “Ed” Stites, 80 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.
He was born on April 11, 1938 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to John Thomas Stites and Lessie (Curl) Stites and passed away on March 28, 2019 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was married to Julia Gwendolyn (Riggs) Stites on August 13, 1959 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Mr. Stites was a 1957 graduate of Sallisaw High School and attended Connors State College and Northeastern State University. He was a longtime self employed businessman.
Survivors are:

wife: Gwen of the home;

1 daughter: Malora Stites of Sallisaw, OK;

3 sons: Eddie Stites of Sallisaw, OK, Greg Stites and wife, Dana of Sallisaw, OK and Larry Stites of Sallisaw, OK;

9 grandchildren: Danna and husband, Dr. Chris Orendorff, April and husband, James McInerny, Courtney Stites, Christina and husband, James Pletcher, Noah Rumsey, James Godfrey, Jacquette Godfrey, Shaun Godfrey and John Godfrey;

9 great grandchildren: Addy, Will, Ella, Dean, Gabe, Owen, Stella, Frankie and Kiley;

1 brother: Don Stites and wife, Jimmie Lou of Sallisaw, OK;

numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by 1 son: Melvin Godfrey, his parents, 5 brothers: Ted, J.T., Charles, Herbert and Doug, 3 sisters: Margaret Davidson, Ima Jean Copeland and Verna Lee Lindsey

Active pallbearers will be his Nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be E.C. Riggs, Seaynoah Mayfield, Boyd Walton, Rex Whatley, Leroy Hensley, Jim Lessley, Archie Risenhoover, Larry Osborne, Earl Ed Strebeck, Sandy Davis, Larry Smith and Mike Neer.

Viewing will be 10 am – 8 pm Wednesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK where the family will greet 6 – 8 pm Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to your local humane society.