IvaJo Shykes

IvaJo Shykes, 71, of Eufaula died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. She was born on Sept. 25, 1940, in Heavener. IvaJo loved her family, her children, her grandchildren, and her great-grandchild very much. IvaJo was preceded in death by her parents, Lula and Jodie Allison; and her grandson, Christopher Keith Shykes. She is survived by her devoted husband and best friend, Duane Shykes; son, Keith D. Shykes and wife, Sue, of Norman, son, Mark A. Shykes and wife, Lynn, of Pueblo, Colo.; granddaughters, Katie and Beth Shykes; grandson, Tyler Shykes; and great-grandson, Ryan Christopher Shykes; her sisters, Pat Boivin of Chandler, Ariz., Diann Madden of Norman, Kathy Allen of Eufaula; and brother, Harold Allison of Eufaula; as well as many nieces and nephews and friends.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau. Burial will be in Reichert Cemetery.You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.