HOWE—Graveside services for Zelphia Faye (Patton) Salyer, 78, of Howe are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Howe Cemetery.
She passed away Sunday, March, 15, 2015 in Fort Smith, Ark. and was born in Keota to Robert Lee and Elizabeth (Gilbert) Patton on Jan. 9, 1937. She retired as a chemical tech at General Electric in Parkersburg, W.V., before moving to Oklahoma in 2004.
She was of the Protestant faith and volunteered for the Salvation Army.
She was preceded in death by both parents; a brother, Gene Ray Patton of Washington; and a sister, Erma Dean Street of Freemont, Calif.
Surviving family members are her husband of 50 years, Bernard (Barney) Salyer of the home, three sons, Gary Joseph Salyer and wife, Joanne of Little Hocking, Ohio, Mathew Lee Salyer and friend Amanda of Howe and and Stephen Lee Salyer of Jacksonville, Fla.; one daughter; Novelle Mills and husband John of Columbia, Calif.; a brother; Robert Lee Patton Jr. and wife Fay of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; a sister; Roberta McKinnon and husband Don of Jacksonville Fla.; and one special cousin; Delphia Ann Clough of Poteau.
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