Woodward, Okla. — Coleta Mae, daughter of Retha (French) and Otis Darr, was born December 5, 1940 at the home of her grandparents, Madison and Ursula Darr. She passed away in Oklahoma City on February 4, 2014 at the age of 73 years, 1 month and 30 days.
She attended Freedom school system and later received her GED. On May 10, 1958 she was married to Camby Eugene Province in Miami, Oklahoma. To this union three children were born, Lance Eugene, Denise LaDawn and Lyndon Dell (Dig).
Following their marriage they made their home in Wichita until they moved to Haysville to raise their children. Once their children were grown they bought her parents’ home and moved back to Freedom to retire.
When her children were young she worked at the Peter Pan Ice Cream Store, Fox Vliet Drug Co., Beech Aircraft and Boeing Aircraft.
Mrs. Province was preceded in death by her husband Gene; her parents; three brothers, Neil, Bill and Otis Jr.; three sisters, Juanita Beer, Lavita Parker and Joyce Ann Riley; and a granddaughter Mandy Province.
Co is survived by her three children Lance, Denise and Lyndon (Dig); seven grandchildren, Joshua, Zachary, Shandee and Camby Lynn Province, Ryan and Jordan Fox, Laci Fox and Alan Belveal, Dakota and Jenny Province, Evan Province, Allissa Nesmith, Emma and Luke Belveal, Dylon Edward, Destiny Ornelas, Ariana and Aubree Fox; and three brothers, Arlo, Lewis and Jimmy.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Freedom Ambulance Service.
Funeral Services: Freedom School Auditorium
Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.
Interment: Freedom Cemetery