Obituary - Sept. 10, 2016

Jerry Wayne Canada, 35, of Sallisaw died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at a local hospital. He was leader singer for the bands Gamis and Beyond What’s Given.

He is survived by three daughters; two sons, Logan Canada of Van Buren and Kaleb Rousseau of Fort Smith; mother, Belinda Myers of Van Buren; father, Rodney Canada of Westville, Okla.; three sisters, Mandy Kimani of Sallisaw, LaSondra Gaines of Muldrow and Desiree Harrison of Little Rock; two brothers, Dustin Clower of Woodward, Okla., and Dennis Lampier of Memphis; maternal grandmother, Bertha Adams of Van Buren; paternal grandmother, Wanda Canada of Westville; and paternal great-grandmother, Pauline Canada of Westville.

Graveside service was Sept. 9 at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Gaines, Brad Canada, John D. Adams, William Gray, Brock Reather, Bryan Brisco, Gabe Cunningham and Brandon Watkins.