Mae Mills Torbett

Jan. 15, 1931-Aug. 17, 2012


Funeral services for Mae Mills Torbett, 81, of Sallisaw are being held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Way of the Cross Freewill Baptist Church in Sallisaw with the Rev. Jerry Copeland officiating.

Burial is at Buffington Cemetery in Sallisaw under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.

Mrs. Torbett was born on Jan. 15, 1931, in Pindall, Ark., to Harve A. Mills and Lola (Hoppis) Mills. She died on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.

She was a homemaker.

She married Everett L. Torbett on Jan. 15, 1947, in Sallisaw. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2005.

Survivors include one son, Johnny Torbett of Sallisaw; three daughters, Patsy Ann Jordon of Stilwell, Roselee Murphy of Van Buren, Ark., and Joyce Alene Martin of Oklahoma City; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several other family members and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dennis Torbett; three brothers, General, Noel and Billy Mills; five sisters, Isabell Gary, Walsie Harl, Stella Martin, Millie McDorman and Nancy Wood; and son-in-law, James Jordon.

Pallbearers are Steve Turner, James Jordon, Michael Torbett, Christopher Torbett, Robert Torbett and Nathaniel Torbett.