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Geneva Ruth (Arnett) Cariker

January 8, 1944 — March 11, 2024


Funeral Service for Geneva Ruth (Arnett) Cariker, 80, of Porum, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 15, 2024 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Brooken Cemetery in Brooken, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

She was born on January 8, 1944 in Checotah, Oklahoma to Ila Mae (Wood) Arnett and Dairl Marvin Arnett and passed away on March 11, 2024 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  She was married to Russell Ervin Cariker on October 21, 1967 in Hoyt, Oklahoma.  He preceded her in death on February 4, 2005.  She was a seamstress for Fabricut in Pryor, Oklahoma and of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Survivors are son, Russell "Rusty" Cariker of Porum, OK; daughter, Tina Cariker-Harrison of Sallisaw, OK; Frank Rowe whom she loved as a son of Porum, OK; 17 grandchildren, Corey Wheeler, Amanda Windsor, Amber Cariker, Michelle Cariker, Cassie Cariker, Drew Cariker, Colton Cariker, Hannah Cariker, Steven Dean, Kevin Dean, Jason Dean, Rachael Dean, James Dean, Jacob Dean, Blake Dean, Cainin Harrison and Chloe Harrison; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gary Arnett and Charlene of Tulsa, OK and Michael Arnett and April of Wister, OK; sister, Brenda Arnett-Auschwitzz and Fred of Barnsdall, OK; and several other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Dean; husband; and her parents.

Active Pallbearers will be Rusty Cariker, Frank Rowe, Cainin Harrison and Corey Wheeler. 

Viewing will be 10 AM - 8 PM Thursday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK where the family will greet 6 - 8 PM.  
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Friday, March 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Agent & Mallory Martin Funeral Home

123 S Wheeler Ave, Sallisaw, OK 74955

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