|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1920|
Le Flore County
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2007|
Duncan Banner, Fri., Feb. 9, 2007
McCurtain - IDA BLAND, 86, of McCurtain, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2007, in Stigler, Oklahoma.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in McCurtain Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Willis Watts and the Rev. Stan Ledford officiating. Burial will be in Milton Cemetery, LeFlore County, under direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory.
She was born July 8, 1920, in Walls, to R.G. and Isabell Cambell Christopher.
Survivors include three daughters, Joyce McCarty and husband James of Longtown, Okla., Lois Garrett and husband Terry of Caldwell, Texas, and Debra Schwartz of Duncan; two sisters, Evelyn Kelton of McAlester, and Edna Newsom of McCurtain; two brothers, Bricey Christopher of Stigler, and Tracy Christopher of Petersburg, Va.; five grandchildren, Krisandra England and husband Blake of Wagoner, Gwendolyn Burns of Stigler, Kimberly Cone and husband Greg of Enterprise, Okla., Tammie Cook and husband Ray of Katy, Texas, and Kimberly Goudy and husband Dennis of Collierville, Tenn.; nine great-grandchildren, James Burns, Micah Burns, Eric Davis, Andrea Baros, Lauren Taylor, Hailey Taylor, Mikaila Taylor, Garrett Goudy and McKenzie Goudy; and a great-great-grandchild, Allyson Burns.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.G. and Isabell Christopher; her husband, Bill Bland; and a brother, Loren Christopher.
Bearers will be James Burns, Greg Cone, Tracy Lovell, Stacy Lovell, Steven Lovell and Dearl Blaylock.
Honorary bearers are Jerry Lovell, Weston Lovell, Vernon Stroud, Nathaniel Lovell, Blake English and Gerald Lovell.
William Chester Bland (1918 - 1994)*
Joyce Bland McCarty (1940 - ____)*
Le Flore County
Created by: Jean
Record added: Feb 09, 2007
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