January 27, 1957 - April 10, 2019
Janis Kim Mattox was born January 27, 1957, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, to Preston Smith and Mary Elouise (Thompson) Smith. She passed from this life on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Vinita, Oklahoma, at the age of 62 years. Kim was raised and educated in Oaks, Oklahoma and graduated with the Oaks High School class of 1975. After high school she attended classes at Northeastern Oklahoma College in Miami, Oklahoma and then Draughons Business School in Tulsa. Kim was married March 31, 1979, in Miami, Oklahoma to Robert Leo Mattox. She spent most of her working life as a homemaker and raising her children. Kim was a compassionate and caring woman and her family was her number one priority. Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include: Her husband; Bob Mattox, of Afton, Oklahoma 2 Children; John Mattox and wife Deaven, of Owasso Katelyn Burns and husband Matthew, of Owasso 2 Grandchildren; Josie Mattox, of Owasso Sienna Mattox, of Owasso 2 Brothers; Norman Smith, of Leach, Oklahoma Nelson Smith, of Jay, Oklahoma 2 Sisters; Jennifer Kirk and husband Darrell, of Leach, Oklahoma Jeanna New and husband Junior, of Twin Oaks, Oklahoma She was preceded in death by her parents, Preston and Mary. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the First Church in Owasso with Pastor Matt Thomason officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Leach Cemetery in Leach, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made in Kim’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
Janis Kim Mattox was born January 27, 1957, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, to Preston Smith and Mary Elouise (Thompson) Smith. She passed from this life on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Vinita, Oklahoma, at the age of 62 years. Kim was raised... View Obituary & Service Information
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