Sinaklin Henry Forbit

February 17, 2021


Sinaklin Henry Forbit, 90, of Broken Bow, OK went to his Heavenly Home on February 17, 2021. He was born on July 3, 1930 in Golden, OK to Henry and Rhoda (Tonihka) Forbit.

Sinaklin was a member of the Yasho United Methodist Church of Broken Bow and lived all his life in McCurtain County. His faith was an essential part of his life and he was a member of a gospel singing group for over 40 years; when he was able to travel and sing during the weekends. Sinaklin enjoyed playing his guitar, piano, and singing for the church, family and friends, taking care of his dogs, watching the OU Sooners and OSU Cowboys football games and watching wrestling on television. Most of all, he loved reading his Bible. He made friends and acquaintances wherever he went. He was always there to help anyone in need.

Sinaklin honorably served in the United States Army from 1952-1954.

Sinaklin married Hazel Fay James in 1964 at the parsonage of the Yasho United Methodist Church in Broken Bow, OK. They were blessed to have been united in matrimony by her father, the late Rev. Isaac James.

Sinaklin joins his parents, Henry and Rhoda Forbit; first wife, Hazel Forbit; son, Howard Ray Forbit; daughter, DeAnna Karlene Forbit; grandson, Jordan Blayne Forbit; second wife, Wilda (Storey) Forbit and half-brother, Jerry Noah, Sr. in Heaven.

Sinaklin leaves behind to cherish his precious memories his children, Charles Forbit and wife Donna of Wylie, TX, Audra Forbit of The Colony, TX, James Forbit of Dallas, and Kristi Martinez-Cruz of Broken Bow. Grandchildren; Emily Forbit of DeQueen, Christopher Forbit of Tulsa, Amira Forbit of Wylie, Aliya Forbit of Wylie, Jarryn Forbit of Ft. Campbell, KY, Lillian Archer of Valliant, Rebekkah Reimer of Valliant, Laramie Dakota Bark of Oak Grove, KY, Darren Bark of San Diego, CA, and Dominic Martinez of Broken Bow. Great-grandchildren; Damion Bark of Glover, Maiya Bark of Oak Grove, KY, Nita Bark of Oak Grove, KY, one on the way; numerous relatives and many friends.

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be at 2pm, Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Yasho Cemetery, with Pastor Kim McKinney officiating.  Viewing will begin at 1pm at the Yasho United Methodist Church.

Friends and family are also welcome to pay their respects Monday, February 22, 2021 at the funeral home from 9-5. The family asks that all attending to please wear a face mask each day.

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February 23, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Celebration of Life
February 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Yasho Cemetery
Sherry Ln.
Broken Bow, OK 74728

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