ADA — A memorial service for Coleta (Blevins) Gray, 76, Ada will be scheduled at a future date. Ms. Gray died Jan. 7, 2014.
She was born Dec. 18, 1937 to Hugh and Ettie Tisdell Blevins.
Survivors include her children, Michael Triplett, Ada; Robin Russell and husband Rick, Stratford; Lisa Hudson, Ada; Bryan Triplett, Ada; and Christy Cook and husband Ronnie, Ada; grandchildren Amanda Taylor and husband Daniel of Calvin; Susan Hudson of Ada; Ericka Russell of Stratford; Chelsea Triplett, Denton, Texas; Chad Triplett, Waco, Texas; Dakota Russell, Stratford; Callie Rose Cook, Ada; and Hunter Cook, Ada; great-grandchildren Denton, Audrey and Olivia Taylor of Calvin and Tristen Grantham of Stratford; sisters Pat Penisten and family of Lawton and Madeline Thomas and family of Ada.
Ms. Gray was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and her Mamaw.
Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.phillipsfuneralservices.com
Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada
ADA — Graveside services for Effie Evelina Bowman, 94, Ada, are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Wetumka Cemetery, Rev. Bill Black will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bowman died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at an Ada nursing home. She was born June 22, 1919 in Rosetta, Ark. to James Franklin and Stella O. Bailey Moore.
She married Omer Cecil Bowman on Jan. 30, 1939. He preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 2000 at Ada. They were married for 62 years. Mrs. Bowman was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Seminole and Ada.
Survivors include her children, Zane Bowman and wife Clarice of Ada, Wes Bowman and wife Mary of Lone Grove, Don Bowman and wife Pat of Guthrie, Robert Bowman and wife Barbara, Milton, Fla., and Debbie Choate and husband Mike of Ada; three sisters, Darlene Young of Okanogon, Wash., Pat Dorhorst of Hay Springs, Neb., and Frankie Johnson of Crowley, La.; three half-brothers, Sammy Moore, David Moore and Paul Moore of Wynne, Ark.; eight grandchildren, Garth, Lance, Kelleya, Charlie, David, JonMark, Lauren and Lindsay; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother and eight sisters.
Bearers will be her grandsons.
Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada