Laurna Joyce "Joy" Baker, 66, of Bokoshe, OK passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015 in Ft. Smith, AR. Joy was born December 17, 1948 in Poteau, OK to Virgil & Mary (Williams) Bledsoe. She was a homemaker. Joy attended church at Dog Creek & Latham . She was preceded in death by her brother, Virgil Stephen Bledsoe.
Survivors include her husband, Robert of the home; daughter, Joanie Lynnette Johnson of Bokoshe, OK; son, Christopher Lawrence Dietrich of Bokoshe, OK; 5 grandchildren, Jessica & Greg Jackson, Kalea & Michael Wilson, Brooke & Tim Wallace, Coby Johnson and Kelsey Dietrich; great grandchildren, Lexton, Payton & Ryley; parents, Virgil Bledsoe of Calhoun, OK, Mary French of Colcord, OK; sisters, Gayle Guinn of Calhoun, OK, Jeannie Mouse of Colcord, OK; brothers, Kent Bledsoe of Calhoun, OK, Johnny French of Siloam Springs, AR; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Friday, October 2, 2015 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Elmer Bowden officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Point Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Coby Johnson, Cliff Baker, Neal Murray, Colton Bledsoe, Greg Jackson & Chris Dietrich.
The family will be at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.