Monday, January 9, 2017

Juanita Karl

          Effie Juanita Karl, 94, of Pocola, OK passed away  Thursday, January 5, 2017 in Ft. Smith, AR.  Juanita was born April 15, 1922 in Spiro, OK to Willie & Effie (Gist) Laughlin.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlow Karl; sons, Wendell, James & Fritz Karl; daughter in law, Winnie Karl; her parents; sisters, Marie Person, Mary Hicks, June Newton & Billie Mae Hooper; brothers, Martin Laughlin & Dennis Laughlin.

         Survivors include her daughters & sons in law, Joyce & Sumler Conrad of Greenwood, AR Virginia & J.E. McKinney of Spiro, OK; son, Joey Karl of Greenwood, AR; sister, Dovie Stanley of Dalton, GA; brother, Dennis Laughlin of Bakersfield, CA; brothers in law, Herbert Newton & Tommy Hicks of Dalton, GA; daughter in law, Peggy Karl of Pocola, OK; 14 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones.

        Services will be 2 pm, Wednesday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Pocola with Rev. Nolan Wynn & Pastor Jim Walker officiating.  Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, OK.  Pallbearers will be James Karl, Hank (Fritz) Karl, Blake Seamans, Brandon Cusick, James McKinney, Michael Cusick.

The family will be at the funeral home in Pocola on Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Juanita was more then just a patient of mine she was just like my "granny". She never failed to make me or anyone around her laugh! She was the best and I will miss her so much! Wish I could attend but unfortunately I have to work. My condolences.