Debora Diann Smith
December 8, 1962 – December 20, 2017
Debora Diann Smith passed away on December 20, 2017 in Allen, Oklahoma. She was born on December 8, 1962 to Edward and Ida Mae (Anderson) Melton in Clinton, Oklahoma. She attended Verden High School and later earned her LPN. She worked at Elmwood Nursing Home and Heritage Village Nursing Home caring for many residents over the years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies included crocheting, cooking, reading and fishing. An avid sports fan, her favorite teams were OU and the Thunder. She married Gary Jones on March 29, 2011 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter Angel Nicole Smith, grandson Nevin Pino, and brother Kenneth Melton.
Survivors include her husband Gary of the home, children Michael Pino and wife Amy of Moore, Jason Smith and wife Tiffany of Konawa, Travis Smith and wife Kyra of Newalla, grandchildren Whitney, Rylee, Blakely, Triston, Carson, Quinn, Loralei, Kelly, Paisley, Macie, Malory, and Maddison, siblings Royce Melton of McAlester, Johnny Melton of Anadarko, Tony Melton of Carnegie, and Sherry Newton of Central High, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Graveside service is scheduled for 10:00AM on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Calvin Cemetery. Rev. Tony Chesser and Rev. Larry Chesser will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Tanner Melton, Tyde Melton, Shane Melton, Rodney Melton, Josh Melton, and Chris Cook. Honorary bearers will be Marty Smith, Cole Hervey, Stanley Alexander, and Dale Melton. Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville. Online condolences to the family can be made at