Phyllis's Story

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Phyllis Ilene Smith, 62, of Checotah, Oklahoma passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born January 5, 1955 in Stanton, Iowa to Russel and Evilan Ostrander.
After she graduated high school, she was self-employed at a resale shop. She then went to work for Unarco and Whitlock Packaging, as a factory worker.
Phyllis married Albert L. Smith Jr., January 5, 1998 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
She attended Trinity Free Will Baptist Church. Her hobbies included playing cards, fishing, shooting, flea-markets, auctions, yard sales, and bingo. She treasured sitting outside under her shade tree with a cup of coffee, along with her horse, donkeys, dogs, cats, and the birds.
Phyllis is survived by her loving husband, Albert Smith Jr.; ex-husband Randy Lukehart Sr.; son Randy Lukehart Jr. of Clarksville, AR, Albert Smith II and wife of Milford, IN, and Adam Smith and wife of Muskogee, OK; daughters, Patricia Lukehart Walker and husband of Muskogee, OK, and Donna Lukehart Smtih and husband of Texas, and Tara Walker of Muskogee, OK; stepdaughters, Jessica Smith of Fort Gibson, OK, and Ashley Mauser (Smith) of Fort Gibson, OK; stepson, Justin Smith of Missouri; sister, Francis June Wood and husband Oscar Leon of Muskogee, OK; sister-in-law, Lori A. Smith Araujo of Waco, TX; brother-in-law, James W. Smith of Waco, TX; along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
A celebration of Phyllis's life will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, March 31, 2017 at Greenhill Cemetery with Pastor Bo Gann officiating.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.
Published on March 28, 2017
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