July 3, 1948 – Oct. 30, 2023
Sallisaw – Billy D. Christenberry, 75, of Sallisaw, died on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born on July 3, 1948, in Cowlington to Arley Lonzo Christenberry and Alberta (Romaine) Christenberry.
No formal service is planned at this time. Cremation is under the direction of Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
He worked in maintenance at Crane Industries and Whirlpool. He was a U.S. army veteran.
He married Barbara Bradshaw on Oct. 6, 2010, in Las Vegas.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Christenberry; one daughter, Shalene Woods of Spiro; one son, Travis Christenberry of Spiro; four stepchildren, Alan Manda, Kellee Manda, Rae Taylor and Stephen Randall; two sisters, Margie Christenberry of Muldrow and Debbie Self of Spiro; one brother, Jesse Christenberry of Spiro; one grandchild and 10 step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild and six step-great-grandchildren; and other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Betty Bell, Freda Starr and Wanda Burt; and one brother, Donnie Christenberry.