Lois Oleda Helton, 81, of Shady Point, OK passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 in Shady Point. Lois was born July 1, 1935 in Tahona, OK to Lonnie & Myrtle (Ward) DeWitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon R. Helton Sr., her parents; brothers, Johnnie & Tommie DeWitt; sisters, Florene Dees, Betty Self & Nadine Edwards; grandson, Brian Helton & granddaughter, Tiffany Helton.
Survivors include her sons, Vernon Ray Helton Jr. & wife Sandy, Ken Helton of Shady Point, OK, Ron Helton & wife Ellen of Neponset, IL, Mark Emmerling of Springfield, IL; numerous grand and great grandchildren; sisters, Lucille McRay of Panama, OK, Doris Anne Thomas & husband George of Vista, CA, Pauly DeWitt of Panama, OK; brother, Donnie DeWitt & wife Carol of Wister, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Victory Worship Center, Spiro, OK with Rev. Bryan Fouts officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, OK. Pallbearers will be Brandon Helton, Brent Helton, and Keith Bezzard, Aaron Harper, Tommy Dewitt, Tim Bo Dewitt.
The family will be at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives and friends.