Charlene Wells Releford
Charlene (Wells) Releford was born February 3, 1913, to Henry and Daisy (Voss) Wells in Morrilton, Arkansas. She accepted Christ at an early age.
Charlene moved to Fort Smith, Arkansas where she met and married Claude Phillips; this unity brought to them nine sons, six have preceded her in death along with her first husband, and their father Claude Phillips. Later she married Jack Releford who has also preceded her in death.
Charlene was a loving, wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, great grandmother and a very, very good friend. She loved to cook, garden and can but her greatest love was fishing; winter, spring, summer or fall you could find her on Spiro Lake most of her time. Charlene was a lady with a giving heart.
She leaves to mourn her three sons, Jerry Lee Phillips and wife, LaDell of Fort Coffee, Oklahoma, Charles Preston Phillips of Spiro, Oklahoma and Dalmare Eugene Phillips and wife, Elizabeth of Spiro, Oklahoma; thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.