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Evelyn (Poindexter) Sanders

May 17, 1934 — July 12, 2022

Funeral service for Evelyn (Poindexter) Sanders, 88 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Marble City Cemetery in Marble City, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

She was born on May 17, 1934 in Dry Creek, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma to Ethel (Honeycutt) Poindexter and Clinton Poindexter and passed away on July 12, 2022 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. She was a longtime bus driver and teacher’s aide at Marble City Schools.

Survivors are:

2 daughters, Donna Gibson and Brad Davis of Sallisaw, OK and Darla Davis and Scott of Oolagah, OK;

1 son, Charles Sanders of Boley, OK;

3 step-children, Chester Sanders of Greenwood, AR, Tommy Sanders of Broken Arrow, OK and Rodney Sanders of Claremore, OK;

7 grandchildren, Junior Gibson, Cyndi Lindsy, Curtis Don Wilson, Tara Sanders, Jennifer Sanders, Heath Howell and Hannah Yancy;

13 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren;

1 brother, Billy Poindexter of Sallisaw, OK;

1 sister, Effie Lois Rankin of Tuttle, OK;

a special niece, Trina Owens of Sallisaw, OK;

and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Billy Wayne Gibson and Donald Lee Gibson; one daughter, Sharla Kaye Gibson; two grandchildren, Tracy Wilson and Josh Howell; her parents; four brothers, Bobby, Elmer, Paulie and Watie; and two sisters, Carolyn Flute and Lydia Branham.

Active Pallbearers will be Curtis Don Wilson, Clinton Poindexter, Wes Davis, Brad Davis, Jeff Owens and Garrett Gullick.

Viewing will be Noon – 8 PM Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM Saturday and 2 – 8 PM Sunday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK.

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