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Alene (Gardenhire) Real

February 28, 1936 — July 7, 2024

McKey community, Oklahoma

Funeral Service for Alene (Gardenhire) Real, 88 of McKey community, Oklahoma will be at 3:00 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will be at Drakestand Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

She was born on February 28, 1936 in Rocky Point, Oklahoma to Cokie (Barns) Gardenhire and Clarrence Gardenhire and passed away on July 7, 2024 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was married to Silas "Si" Real on June 25, 1953 in Stilwell, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on April 4, 2012. Mrs. Real was a homemaker.

Survivors are three sons, Michael Real and Cynda of McKey community, OK, Gordon Real of McKey community, OK and Jeff Real and Brenda Batey of Nicut community, OK; two daughters, Lori Hopkins and Jack of Fort Smith, AR and Valerie Plummer and Frank of Alma, AR; 14 grandchildren, Michelle, Melinda, Matthew, Andrea, David, Silas, Adam, Joshua, Adrienne, Zachary, Amanda, Mercedes, Brittney and Nathan; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Roger and Patrick Real; daughter-in-law, Deborah Real; her parents and two sisters, Leona Scott and Reba Oliver.

Pallbearers will be David Real, Matthew Real, Joshua Real, Nathan Plummer, Logan Cain, Zachary Cain and Jacob Fargo. 

Viewing will be 10 am - 8 pm Tuesday and 10 am - 8 pm Wednesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, July 11, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Drake Stand Cemetery

Sallisaw, OK 74955

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