- Ada, Oklahoma

December 30, 2013



ADA — Services for Mattie Belle “Pie” Thurman, 59, of Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Frank Trent and Willie Fish officiating. Burial follows at Boggy Cemetery.

 Ms. Thurman died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1954, at Oklahoma City Cimmon and Kelsie Alexander Carpenter. She graduated from Ada High School.

Ms. Thurman was employed as a Rehabilitation Training Specialist at All About You, LLC. She was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include three brothers, Carl “Sonny” Carpenter and his wife Linda, Tulsa, Kenneth Carpenter and his wife Brenda, Checotah, and Dusty Miller and his wife Savina of Ada; six sisters, Connie Wear and her husband Randy, Ada, Sue Fish and her husband Willie, Norman, Shirley Miller, Stonewall, Leta Burwell, Ada, Mae Blankenship and her husband Edward, Ada, and Tami Morris, Ada; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cimmon Carpenter and Kelsie Alexander Morris; and one brother, Terry Miller.

Bearers will be Edward Blankenship, Jason Burwell, Pete Fox, Bob Fox, John Parker, and Justin Miller.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada