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Obituary for Jonnie Myers

Jonnie Kay Myers, 79, of Heavener, was born Sept. 15, 1941 in San Diego California to John Kastrup Funk and Jane Gavin (Metzer) Hughes and passed away Oct. 8, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Memorial service is 10 a.m. Monday at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brock Hardin officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

She was a long-time resident of Heavener and a retired legal secretary. Jonnie was a very giving person and an avid contributor to the Humane Society and other local charities. She was also a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Jonnie will be missed by all who knew her.

Surviving family members are one daughter Shawn Yeager and husband Chris of Heavener; two sons Darren Cole and wife Mary of Bristol, Tennessee, and Keith Cole and wife Cherie of Virginia Beach, Virginia; one sister Melinda Ballentine and husband Dale of Heavener; one brother, Jim Hughes, of Broken Arrow; six grandchildren Joshua Cole and wife Raina of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Adam Cole and wife Jill of Morehead City, North Carolina, Kara Fox and husband Will of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Kristin Driscoll and husband Myles of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Kade Yeager and wife Megan of Oklahoma City and Aaron Yeager of Oklahoma City; 14 great grandchildren; other loved ones and a host of friends.

Jonnie was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Henrietta Butler Funk.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Poteau Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 15, Poteau, Oklahoma, 74953.

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