Earl K. Tacker

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Funeral services for Earl K. Tacker of Heavener, OK and former resident of Black Oak, will be held at10:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2013 at Corners Chapel Baptist Church in Payneway. Interment will follow in the Tyronza Cemetery. Mr. Tacker, 77, passed away March 19, 2013 in Ft. Smith. He was born in Tyronza, was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict and worked as a driller in the oil fields. He was preceded in death by his parents Andy and Mattie "Cleary" Tacker; granddaughter Nola Jane Jarrett; three brothers Nelson, Buck and Philmon Tacker; and two sisters Dot Parmenter and Eutha Sherman. Mr. Tacker is survived by two daughters Dottie Thomas and husband Tim of Heavener, OK and Connie Jarrett of Mountainburg, Arkansas; two sons, John Masterson and wife Rita of Greenbriar and Jeff Tacker and wife Christie of Mountainburg; the mother of the children Nola Tacker of Heavener; one brother Steve Tacker of Marked Tree; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Online condolences at dowdenfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Dowden funeral Home in Heavener, OK.