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Isabel Tackett

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Isabel Tackett passed away in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the age of 70 years.

Isabel was the daughter of Charleston Dale Smith and Pauline (Quessonberry) Smith, born on September 1, 1948, in Dallas, Texas. She was brought up and attended schools in Garland, Texas.

Isabel married Silas Jones and they were parents of a daughter, Casey. She was later married in July of 1979 to Olen Tackett, at Pagosa Springs, Colorado. They lived for a few years in Moore, Oklahoma, before moving in 1985 to Lamar, Oklahoma, their home for more than thirty years.  

Isabel worked as a toll booth attendant for the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. She loved to cook and work in her flower beds, but what she loved most was taking care of her children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charleston and Pauline Smith; her sister, Janice Smith; her granddaughter, Angel McCord.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Olen Tackett, of the home; four children: Casey Ananda Jones of Jacksonville, Florida, Kelly Tackett (Trent Simrell), Kane Tackett (Jessica), all of Lamar, and Kyle Tackett of Tulsa; eight grandchildren, Diante Frazier, Aleah Jones, Jaci Jones, all of Jacksonville, Florida, Laura McCord (Michael Hamilton), Madilyn McCord (Tanner Goforth), all of Holdenville, Morgan McCord and Michael Simrell, both of Lamar, and Haven Cross Tackett of Coweta; one sister, Charlie Ruth Davis of Plano, Texas; nieces and nephews, other family members, and many friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 12th , 2:00 p.m. at Carson Baptist Church in Carson, Oklabhoma, and Isabel was laid to rest at Lamar Cemetery, with Rev. Lonnie Hoelscher officiating. Pallbearers were Kane Tackett, Kyle Tackett, Trent Simrell, Marcy Mooney, Michael Hamilton, and Tanner Goforth. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Joe Robison, Noel Standfield, Bill Smith, Lewis Davis, Stan Walkup, Gene Tackett, and Lee Tackett.

Services were under direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville.