Obituary – Donald Ray Youker (1940 – 2021)

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Funeral Service for Rev. Donald Ray Youker, 80, of Muldrow, Oklahoma will be at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Apostolic Faith Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Spiro City Cemetery in Spiro, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

He was born on November 13, 1940 in Tecumseh, Oklahoma to Frances Faye Irene (Gray) Youker and Roy Oren Youker and passed away on February 28, 2021 in Muldrow, Oklahoma. He was married to Patsy Irene (Flick) Youker on September 4, 1961 in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on May 24, 2019. Mr. Youker was a loving and devoted husband. His life was devoted to God and his ministry. He was fondly remembered for his passionate love of the Lord and His love of spreading the gospel word. He will be remembered for his dramatic and exuberant sermons having finally proclaimed, “I’m walking the streets of gold, Hallelujah!”

Survivors are:

1 daughter: Shelly Hanna and Vern of Muldrow, OK;

1 son: Robert Youker of Muldrow, OK;

3 grandchildren: Leah Davis and Shawn of Fayetteville, AR, Bethany Geren and Dalton Geren both of Muldrow, OK;

4 great-grandchildren: Hezekiah, Xavier, Brandon and Warrick;

1 sister: Dorothy Craig-Roberts of Tecumseh, OK;

numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two brothers, Eugene and Jimmy Youker; and two sisters, Doris Hall and Barbara Berry.

Active Pallbearers will be Vern Hanna, Dalton Geren, Shawn Davis, T.J. Qualls, Austin Webb and Shelby Robinson.

Viewing will be 10 AM – 8 PM Tuesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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