- Ada, Oklahoma

July 3, 2013

Nova L. Tyler

Ada —

Nova L. Tyler, of Ada, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013. She was 71. 

She was born on May 11, 1942, to Marvin L. and Sallie Seabolt Thompson in Roff.

Nova attended Tupelo High School. In 1959, she married Ray Kerr and together they had a daughter, Nancy Kerr. They were married until Ray’s death in 1979. In 1982, she married Johnny E. Tyler. 

Nova worked as a head start teacher and as a nursing assistant. She was also a wife, mother and homemaker.

Preceding Nova in death are her parents, Marvin and Sallie Thompson; her brothers, John Thompson and Jerry Thompson; and her sisters, Bobbie Webb and Louise Hynson.

She is survived by her husband, Johnny; children Nancy Kerr of Ada, Karina Carr and husband, Jerry, of Guthrie, Kelly Hooper and husband, Rick, of Ada, Steven Tyler and wife, LeeAnn, of Konawa; her sisters Mary Tully of Ada, Shirley Stonecipher of Centrahoma and Virginia Boulton of Norman; and her brother, Gus Thompson of Ada.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, as well as a host of other friends and family members.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Life Community Church of Ada. Pastor Mickey Keith will officiate.