Woodward, Okla. —
DR. COETA EVANS
Celebration of life services for Dr. Coeta Grimes Evans will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2013, at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Greg Hook and Mike Taylor officiating. Interment will be prior to the service in the Alva Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. A visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday.
Dr. Coeta Grimes Evans, daughter of the late Mertle (Hulett) Grimes/Gastineau and Crayton Grimes, was born September 8, 1927, in Lenora, Oklahoma, and passed away February 17, 2013, at Woodward, Oklahoma, at the age of 85 years, 4 months, and 9 days.
Coeta graduated from Lenora Elementary School and Taloga High School. She received higher education degrees from Oklahoma College for Women; Master of Arts from Phillips University; and Doctorate of Education Degree from Oklahoma State University. She also studied Grenoble University in Grenoble, France and the University of Clermont-Ferrand in Vichy, France in courses of History, Foods, French, and Art.
She married Earl Evans on April 27, 1950, in Newkirk. She taught highschool Science, French, and Home Economics in Garfield, Grant, and Kingfisher County schools, concluding her teaching career at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, culminating 30 years of teaching and retiring as Chair of the Home Economics Department and Emeritus Professor in 1990.
She was baptized in the Baptist Faith and is a current member of the First Baptist Church in Alva. She was a member of the Cherokee Outlet Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution; Chapter C, PEO, Delta Kappa Gamma, Alva Research Club, and Beta Sigma Phi.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Evans; her son, Kerry Evans; her sister, Dixie Hays; her stepfather, Homer Gastineau; and two half brothers.
Coeta is survived by her children, Dr. Kendall Evans and wife, Judy, of Aspen, Colorado and their children, Jamie, Jill, Scott, and Katy; Kevin Evans and wife, Tracy, of Woodward and their children, Taryn and Desa; Karyl Evans Morrison and husband, Russ, of Hudson Ohio and their children, Kolton, Kelsey, and Kimberly; one sister, Ardith Gastineau of Weatherford, Oklahoma; other relatives and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Alva First Baptist Church or the Cherokee Outlet Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Alva.
Remembrances may be shared with the family at www.marshallfuneralhomes.com.
Woodward, Okla. —
DR. COETA EVANS
Joyce Rae Craighead Mann
Joyce Rae Craighead Mann was born to Warren R. and Velma A. (Kerns) Craighead on May 20, 1953 in Woodward, OK. She departed this life on November 25, 2013 at her home in Newcastle at the age of 60 years.
Mary Evelyn (Aikens) Cox
Mary Evelyn (Aikens) Cox, age 66, died Friday, November 22, 2013. She was born June 19, 1947 in Amarillo, TX to John Edward and Mary Evelyn (Hamilton) Aikens.
Bill Singhiser, 82 year old Woodward resident died Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Gene Karne officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Delores F. Gonser
Delores F. Gonser, 67 year old Woodward resident, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Ed Dowty officiating. Burial will follow in the Curtis Cemetery.
Josephine Lou “Jodie” Bond
Josephine Lou “Jodie” Bond, 77 year old Woodward resident, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Sandra Kay Burdine
Sandra Kay Burdine, 70 year old resident of Mooreland, Oklahoma passed from this life on November 14, 2013 at the Woodward Hospital in Woodward, Oklahoma. Sandra was born on September 5, 1943 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Willis and Marie (Norton) Cardiff.
Alvin Joseph Armstrong
Alvin Joseph Armstrong, 58 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his home in Woodward. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Bill Meadows, longtime Woodward businessman, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Woodward. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Wanda Mae Lynes
Wanda Mae Lynes, 81 of Woodward, passed on to be with the Lord on November 17, 2013. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Christian Church with the Reverend Jeremy Skaggs officiating. Interment will be at the North Persimmon Cemetery, one mile east of Sharon. The family will have receive friends at the Billings Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Paul Eugene Chelf
Funeral services for Paul Eugene Chelf will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Waynoka First Baptist Church with Rev. David Shaw officiating. Interment will be in the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka.
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