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 Delta Jo <I>Epps</I> Smith

Delta Jo Epps Smith

Birth
McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 81)
McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Ulan, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 62717700 · View Source
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Delta married Edwin Stanton Manos on May 5, 1951, and joined him where he was stationed with the Navy in Corpus Christi, Texas. The following years brought many transfers throughout the United States along with three children. After retiring they returned to McAlester where, in 1970, they welcomed a daughter. Her husband preceded her in death in 1975. She was employed at various positions to include Century 21 and retiring with The Bank N.A. in 1992. She married Alton D. Smith in 1993. They traveled, visited with family and volunteered in the community. She became a Christian in 1957 in Summerdale, Ala. She was a member of the 2nd Baptist Church of McAlester, where she served in many areas. Delta passed away at McAlester Regional Health Center at the age of 81. Survivors include her husband, Alton D. Smith, of the home; children, Michael Manos and wife, Paula, of McAlester, Valerie K. Castleberry and husband, Dennis, of Norman, Robert Tracy Manos and wife, Laverne, Shawnee, Kan., April Dawn Miggletto and husband, Brian, of Tahlequah, Perry Charles Smith, of New Orleans, Stevin Scott Priebe, of Florida, and Brian Patrick Priebe, of McAlester. Also, grandchildren, Joe Bill Manos, Jeremy Manos, Ethan Castleberry, Auston Castleberry, Eric Coulter, Mindy Brinker, Delta Manos and Brice Miggletto; great-grandchildren, Layni Crone Manos, Bailee Manos, Jace Manos, Maycee Manos, Tommy Coulter, Madisen Coulter, Parker Brinker, Caleigh Brinker and Aubrey Brinker. And, sister, Sue Crandell, of Noble; brothers, Roy Epps, of McAlester, and Larry Rowell, of Frink, and numerous, nieces, nephews, other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, C.D. and Johnnie Epps, and siblings, Reba Epps, Eva Rowell, Dean Fulton and William Epps. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Bishop Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial will be at Ulan Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Manos, Joe Bill Manos, Ethan Castleberry, Auston Castleberry, Danny Conn and the Rev. Jamie Kirkpatrick. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Coulter, Claus Carlson, Steve Fulton and Terry Rowell.


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717700
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Delta Jo Epps Smith (22 Feb 1929–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717700, citing Ulan Cemetery, Ulan, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .