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Ola Jacklee Vanriette

Born: 11/27/1932

Died: 10/15/1999

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Ola Jacklee Vanriette, 66, of Talihina, Oklahoma passed away October 15, 1999. She was born November 27, 1932 in Mena, Arkansas to Jimmy and Della Bryant.

She was a member of the Greenhill Baptist Church in Talihina and was very active in her church work. She married Dave Vanriette on December 23, 1950 in Talihina. She lived in the Talihina community all her life.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, David Vanriette of Poteau, Oklahoma and Robert Vanriette of Muskogee, Oklahoma; five daughters, Julie Vanriette of Poteau, Melinda Houser of Pleasonton, Texas, and Sherry Shankle of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; an adopted granddaughter, Myria Lee Sutton of Heavener, Oklahoma; sister, Opal Friess; eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Halderman.