Marion ‘M.A.’ Whitten
Born: 08/18/1954 Died: 07/13/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Veteran
Marion “M.A.” Whitten, 54, of the Marshall Hill Community passed away July 13, 2009, at his residence. He was born August 18, 1954, not far from where he passed away in the Marshall Hill Community. Marion was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a self-taught auto mechanic and really enjoyed working on cars. Marion liked to fish, garden and was an avid reader of the newspaper. He was affiliated with the Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church and was a lifetime resident of the Marshall Hill Community. He was preceded in death by his father, M.N. Whitten; mother, Phoebe Williams; and a sister, Fern Williams Dollar. Marion is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Lisa Whitten of Hattieville, Arkansas, Mark and Jessica Whitten, Allen Whitten, and Milton Whitten, all of Idabel; a daughter, Marian Shomo of Idabel; brothers and sister-in-law, Larry Wesley and Leon Wesley, both of Valliant, John and Susan Williams, and Horace Whitten, all of Idabel; sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Henry Temples of Valliant, Wilma and Richard Emhoolah Sr., and Dimple Sharp, all of Idabel; eight grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.