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Olivia J. Bokker


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Olivia J. Bokker Obituary
Ms. Olivia J. Bokker, age 69, died May 1, 2018 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis after a short illness.
Born Nov. 24, 1948, she was the daughter of Oliver Akins and Mildred Miller Akins. A lifelong resident of Forrest City, she was a former partner with White Motor Company and self-employed. She was a Baptist and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was also a former member of the Women of the Moose.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth "Kenny" Bokker in 1994 and one sister, Brenda Temple in 2003.
Survivors include two sons, Collin W. Bokker (Rhonda) of Palestine and Kenneth A. Bokker (Shelly) of Cabot; her friend and companion, Mike "Bum" Bumgarner of Forrest City; one sister Susan Vest (Jerry) of Wynne; and five grandchildren, Dustin, Alyxa, Cooper, Karter and Katy.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., at First Baptist Church on Rosser St. in Forrest City. Services are scheduled for Friday, May 4, 2018, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church on Rosser St. in Forrest City, with Pastor Gene Crawley officiating. Burial will follow at Forrest Park Cemetery in Forrest City.
Family request memorials to be made in memory of Ms. Olivia to the following:
First Baptist Church, 507 N. Rosser St., Forrest City, AR 72335, www.fbcfc.org, or , P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142, 800-873-6983, www.stjude.org.
Published in Times-Herald on May 3, 2018
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