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Christeen Marlow

June 3, 1934 — October 7, 2022

Christeen Golden Marlow, 88, of Watts, Oklahoma passed away Friday, October 7, 2022, at the Betty Ann Care Center in Grove, Oklahoma.


Christeen was born on June 3, 1934, in Adair County, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Stephen Golden and Eda Ames Golden. She was the widow of the late Don Marlow who preceded her in death.  Christeen was an LPN at several hospitals in Joplin and at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital, working in their I.C.U or the Emergency Room. She had also worked at Franklin Electric in Siloam Springs. She loved crafting, crocheting, reading, and doing ceramics. Christeen and Don owned and operated a ceramic and woodworking store before his death. Christeen was a lifetime member of the Siloam Springs Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Rebekah’s of the International Order of Odd Fellows. She loved being with her family and taking care of her grandchildren.


She is survived by two sons, Larry Martin and wife Judith of Watts, Oklahoma, and Dennis Martin and wife Renee of Watts, Oklahoma; one daughter, Connie Gordon and husband Robert of Grove, Oklahoma; two brothers, Kenneth Golden and wife Roberta of Pea Vine, Oklahoma and Stephen Golden Jr. and wife Gail of Watts, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren and twelve great great grandchildren; along with numerous other family members and friends


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one son Benny Ray Martin.


Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Monday, October 10, 2022, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.


Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 2:00pm at the Bell Cemetery in West Siloam Springs Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit to sign the online guestbook.



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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, October 10, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom - Pyeatte Chapel SS

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bell Cemetery (West Siloam Springs)

OK 59, Watts, OK 74964

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