May 22, 2024

Opal B. Osbon, 100, died February 14, 2015 at her home in Satanta. She was born on April 10, 1914 in Redstar, Arkansas, the daughter of Charles and Fannie (Swanson) Barker. 

Opal lived with her family in Pettigrew, Arkansas and attended school there. On May 23, 1930, she married Joe Calvin Osbon. He preceded her in death. After their marriage, they moved to Oklahoma and then to Satanta. She spent her time raising their children and keeping house. Opal loved gardening and spent many hours working in the yard caring for her flower gardens. 

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Satanta. 

Opal is survived by four children, Carl Osbon and wife Wynola of Sublette, Deb Slattery and husband Keith of Phillipsburg, Bob Osbon and wife Rene of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Imogene Deckard of Marshfield, Missouri; one sister, Mary Tabott of East Coffeeville, Oklahoma; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband Joe, she is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Joe B. Osbon; one daughter, Dorothy Alexander; and nine brothers and sisters. 

Funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Satanta on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM with Pastor Rod Klingsick presiding. Burial will follow at Dudley Township Cemetery in Satanta. Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Chapel, Sublette on Thursday, February 19, 2015 from noon to 8:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the Satanta First Baptist Church in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at