Oleda June Putman, age 86, of Texas City, Texas formerly of Mena passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. She was born June 26, 1934 in Enid, Oklahoma to Finis Brackston Guthrie and Audrey Lee Banks Guthrie.

Oleda’s hobbies included going antiquing and shopping. She also enjoyed camping, fishing, and cooking. She loved to hear gospel and country music. Oleda was a wonderful mother, sister, cousin, and aunt who loved her family dearly.

She is survived by her son, Greg Putman of Houston, Texas; daughter, Lori Spradlin and husband Steven of Friendswood, Texas; brothers, Lonnie Guthrie, and Lanny Guthrie; nephews, Ian Curtis, and Stanley Tucker; sister-in-law, Melba Griffin; nieces, Sharon Tucker-Partin, Susan Anderson, Paula Foster; cousins, Pat and Marsha Riley, Sally Burgess, Jay, and Jill Burgess. Oleda was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eldridge; sisters, Earlene Burge, and Shirley Bass; brothers, Joe, and Roy Guthrie; and nephew, Steven Burge.

Graveside service will be Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Big Fork, Arkansas with Brother Mark Lyle officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.


5-21-21 3:33 p.m. KAWX.ORG


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