Alan "Al" Mata passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in the Walker-Brown Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at St. John Catholic Church with Father Chris Daigle officiating. Interment will be in White Rose Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home. Alan Wayne Mata was born February 26, 1972 in Tulsa, OK to Elliott and Susie (Mata) Barnett. Al married Stephanie Jones on February 28, 2011 in Bartlesville. Al lived in Tulsa the majority of his life. He was a devoted stay at home dad who loved spending time with his son, Gabe. He was an avid collector of vinyl albums and enjoyed all genres of music. Cooking was a hobby as well as watching movies. He had a great sense of humor, a love for pit bulls and was very proud of his varied diverse collection of tattoos. Al is survived by his wife Stephanie and son Gabriel Isaac Mata of the home. One sister, Sandra Barnett and husband Jeff Cummins of Yorba Linda, CA and his mother, Susie Barnett of Bartlesville. Father and mother-in-law, Johnny and Gloria Jones of Bartlesville, brother-in-law, Joshua Jones and wife Cashmere of Bartlesville, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Al was preceded in death by his father, Elliott Barnett and brother, Donald "Barney" Barnett. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.walkerbrownfuneralhome.com.
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Walker-Brown Funeral Home
4201 Southeast Nowata Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Apr. 9 to May 9, 2014