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Obituaries

June 5, 2014

Marion J. Johnson Shanta

Marion J. Johnson Shanta, 74, of McAlester, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her home.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Mariah Cemetery in Arcadia, La. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home of McAlester.

She was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Arcadia.  

Survivors include two daughters, Diana Blan and husband, Mark, of McAlester, and Donna Fight and wife, Frankke, Grand Junction, Colo.; two grandchildren, Tyler Maffeo, of Norman, and Haley Bramley, Grand Junction; one great-grandchild, Jack Nettleton, Grand Junction, and one brother, Elmer Johnson and wife, Carolyn, of Tulsa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Nodie Lee and Otis Johnson; sisters, Eva Johnson, Martha Johnson, Myrtis Johnson and Erma Lee Henley; brothers, Purvis Johnson, J.D. Johnson, Robert Johnson, Rayford Johnson and Calvin Johnson, and three nephews, Tom Johnson, Paul Johnson and Royce Henley.

Memorials may be made to Mount Mariah Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 360, Arcadia, LA 71001.

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