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Sterling Leon Petree

November 27, 1940 — November 19, 2023

Funeral Service for Sterling Leon Petree, 82, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at First Assembly of God Church in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Upper Camp Creek Cemetery in Muldrow, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

He was born on November 27, 1940 in Chandler, Oklahoma to Bessie Mae (Wittington) Petree and Sterling Monroe Petree and passed away on November 19, 2023 in Vian, Oklahoma. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a carpenter and an ordained minister of the Assembly of God Church. He ministered and witnessed for God through his music and preaching and went on many mission trips throughout numerous countries. He will be forever loved and missed by all who met him.

Survivors are one son, William Sterling “Stubby” Petree of Van Buren, AR; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marie Smith of Sallisaw, OK and Joyce Cox of Sallisaw, OK; two brothers, Leonard Petree and Cecelia of Henderson, NV and Carl Petree and Joyce of St. Joseph, MO; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deanna Petree; one grandson, Jonathan Petree; his parents; and two sisters, Imogene Booker and Roberta Brisco.

Active Pallbearers will be Jimmy Smith, Terry Smith, C.E. Smith, Dillon Gee, Greg Byrd, Zack Miller and Jake Miller.

Honorary Pallbearer will be Logan Cox.

Viewing will be 10 AM – 8 PM Tuesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK where the family will greet 6 – 8 PM.

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