Delores Lila Scantling, 66, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life on Friday, May 19, 2023 in Waldron, Arkansas. Delores was born February 6, 1957 to Bobby Gene and Dollie Jean (Fields) Scantling in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Delores was an enrolled member of the (Muskogee) Creek Nation of Oklahoma. Her home church ws Thewarle Indian Baptist Church of Dustin Oklahoma.
Delores was a nurse by trade and loved caring for her patients and the work she did. Deloris always had a wonderful time being with her family. She loved music and her favorite artist was Reba. Whether it was being out on the lake or fishing Deloris always enjoyed having a good time. She was a kind and caring person who treasured those around her.
Delores leaves behind her three siblings to cherish her memory: Ron Scantling and wife Lisa of Y-City, Arkansas, Sherrie Singleton and husband Leonard of Y-City, Arkansas and Laura Emhoolah and husband Lonnie of Lawton, Oklahoma. Aunt Delores will forever remain in the hearts of her nine nieces and nephews: Danielle Myer, Ronnie Scantling II, Michael Scantling, Leonard Singleton II, Bobby Singleton, Jennifer Valdez, Lorrie Thorpe, Burke Thorpe and Melanie Thorpe. Delores will be missed by all that knew her as well as many great nieces and nephews.
Delores was preceded in death by her parents Bobby and Dollie Scantling and two brothers: Bobby Gene Jr Scantling and Rory Darin Scantling.
A private memorial will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.