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Barbara Ann (Smith) Christie

Graveside funeral service for Barbara Ann (Smith) Christie will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2019 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, under direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.

Barbara Ann (Smith) Christie, 73, of Lawton, died Sunday, October 6, 2019. She passed peacefully in her home surrounded by those who loved her. She was born July 19, 1946 in Medicine Park, Oklahoma to Lois E. and Thurmond J. Smith.

Barbara is survived by two sisters, Suellin Martinez of Enid, Oklahoma and Sandra Perry and her husband Steve of Tuttle, Oklahoma; three nieces and their husbands, Jerry Ann Hemming and Mike of Enid, Traci Wills and John of Apache, Oklahoma and Lindsey La Valle and Jay of Tuttle; four nephews and wives, Lane Brown and Jackie of Elgin, Carl Pylant and Dominique of Fort Worth, Texas, Chris Bartlett, Jr. of Elgin and Tommy Perry and Arian of Dunwoody, Georgia; cousins and their spouses, Glenda Arlow and James of Tumwater, Washington and Jimmy Cooper and D.B. of Damascus, Oregon; and many great and great great nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, MSG Joel F. Christie, her parents, a sister, Mary L. Reed, a brother, Glenn E. Pulliam, maternal grandparents, Albert W. and Lela Grace Cooper, paternal grandparents, W. Earl and Olive E. Smith, a nephew, John Dale Pylant, and other relatives.

The family would like to thank Kindful Hospice and the staff at The Brentwood Assisted Living.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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