Obituary for Pat Wann

Pat Anne Wann, 76, of Heavener was born June 10, 1942 in Heavener to Henry and Willie Alma (Webb) Ryburn and passed away Feb. 8, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Funeral service is Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener with Leroy Billy officiating.  Burial will follow in Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Pat was a long-time resident of the area, a member of Monroe First Baptist Church, and a retired accountant. She loved spending time with her grandkids, family, and friends. Pat enjoyed sewing and in her later years, she enjoyed fishing. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Pat will be deeply missed by everyone whom loved and knew her.  

Surviving family members are her husband, Johnny Wann, of the home; three daughters Nita McClain and husband Rodney of Heavener, Julie Koehn and husband Gregg of Oklahoma City, and Jeannette Neal of Fort Smith, Arkansas; two step-daughters Nancy Tarpley and husband Mike of Poteau, and Mary Gray and husband Terry of Poteau; two sons Anthony Wyatt and wife Cary of Ponca City, and Randall Kidd and wife Cheryl of Dewey; four step-sons Larry Wann and wife Trish of the Gilmore community, Roy Wann and wife Nancy of Midway, Ricky Wann and wife Jeanie of Midway, and Shawn Wann of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one sister, Ella Joe Marshall, of Rockford, Illinois; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Willie Alma Ryburn; two sisters Kathleen Mangum and Nadine Borden; and one brother, James Ryburn.

Pallbearers are family members.

Viewing is Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. and Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will have visitation with friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

To sign Pat’s online guestbook please visit

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