Obituary for Eldred Chronister

Eldred Chronister

Eldred Chronister

POTEAU – Funeral services for Eldred Edward Chronister, 85 of Poteau, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion in Poteau with Phil McGehee and Kelly Chronister officiating.

Services are under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.

He passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 in Fayetteville, Arkansas and was born Aug. 30, 1935 in Kinta to Millard and Perna Bell (Fry) Chronister.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and an educator.

Eldred is survived by his wife, Mary; sons Mark Chronister and Jeff Chronister of Poteau; grandsons Matthew and wife Katelen Chronister of Poteau, and Jared and wife Morganne Chronister of Fort Smith, Arkansas; sisters Betty Newby of Wister; brothers Buford and wife Shirley Chronister of Kemah, Texas, J.W. and wife Colene Perry of Lubbock, Texas; sister-in-law, Jean Chronister, of Wister; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Patty Ann; grandson, Justin; sister, Audria Roe; and brothers Ray, Fay, Bobby and Linston Chronister.

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