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Della May Elmore

October 8, 1946 — June 24, 2023

West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma

Della May Elmore


Della May Elmore, 76, of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, June 24, 2023, at the Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


Della was born on October 8, 1946, in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. She was the daughter of Pete Alexander Lee and Nora Frances Lindsey Lee.  She married Troy Lee Roy Elmore in 1996. Della was an Inspector for the USDA, travelling to many places for her work, with Peterson’s in Decatur being her last place of inspection. She enjoyed reading, sewing, and fishing. She was of the Christian Faith. Della accomplished much in her lifetime.


She is survived by her husband, Troy Elmore of the home; two Sons, Ray Casto Jr and Jesse Casto; three daughter, Joann Calvo, Glenda Madison, and Colette George; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; along with many other family members and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters,  Etta Turpin and Betty Richardson and one brother, Charles Lee.



Graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, at 2:00 pm at the Bell Cemetery in West Siloam Springs. Arrangements have been entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. To sign the online guestbook, please visit



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Thursday, June 29, 2023

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Bell Cemetery (West Siloam Springs)

OK 59, Watts, OK 74964

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