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Memorial Service for Don Wallis Saturday

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Memorial Service for Don Wallis Saturday

Donald R. Wallis passed from this life on Saturday, October 17, 2020. He was born December 25, 1940 in Okemah, Oklahoma to T. L. and Geneva Wallis.

He attended school and graduated from Excelsior School in Seminole County, Oklahoma. Don married Melva Harper at the Church of Christ in Wewoka on September 20, 1962 and they moved to Allen in 1983.

Don was a member of the Allen Church of Christ where he served as an elder for many years. He retired from being a lineman and service rep for PSO/AEP after 40 years with the company; he had also retired from the Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department where he served in both Cromwell and Allen. He served in the military for 26 years

He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loved old cars. He loved to go fishing, camping and gardening. He loved his family and the Lord.

Don leaves behind his wife, Melva, of the home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Alayna and Jack Hendrix of Tahlequah, Donna and Jeff McFerran of Henryetta, and Julie and Steve Black of Guthrie; seven grandchildren, Andrew and Sara McFerran of Okmulgee, Jacob and Amber McFerran of Edmond, Sydney Magee of Guthrie, John and Lexi Reynolds of Salina, Ethan Reynolds of Tulsa, Jared Stringfellow of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Jenna McFerran, Henryetta; three greatgrandchildren, Joshua, Xander and Jesse McFerran of Okmulgee; and three siblings, Bev Wallis and wife Freeda of Sherman, Texas, Oma Jo Boyt and husband Jack of Tulsa, and Gene Wallis and wife Mary of Ardmore; nephews, nieces, cousins and many others.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Dena Davis; brothers Roy Wallis, Clyde Wallis and Floyd Wallis; and greatgranddaughter Amaya McFerran.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 24th , at 2:00 pm in the Allen Church of Christ.