Dec. 14, 1938 - Jan. 31, 2004

Funeral services for Charles Franklin Releford, 65, of Roland, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Shady Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Daniel Clayton, Pastor, Elder Steve Shepherd, Eulogist officiating.

Burial was in Redland Cemetery, under the direction of Rowell-Parish Mortuary of Fort Smith, Ark.

He was born on Dec. 14, 1938, in Redland, to Ocie Releford and Emma Lee Releford. He died on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, in Roland.

Mr. Releford was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include one son, Charles Canady of Roland; two sisters, Maxine Collins of Muldrow and Barbara Richardson of Roland; five brothers, Ocie, James and Sammy, all of Roland and Roy of Flint, Mich. and Michael of Fort Smith, Ark.

Pallbearers were Elton McElwee, Chauncey Smith, Terry McElwee, James Collins, Roderick Releford, Kendall Releford, Anthony Releford and Jeremy Releford.