theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

Obituaries

November 13, 2013

Bonnie Jean Gregory

Ada — Services for Bonnie Jean Gregory, 83, of Ada, are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Floyd Kaiser and Bobby Johns will officiate. Burial will follow at Byrd’s Prairie Cemetery at Tupelo.

Mrs. Gregory died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at a local nursing home. She was born June 15, 1930, at Wister to Marion Olen and Mary Elizabeth Bullard Canida. She attended Tupelo schools.

She married Earl Lee Gregory on Aug. 31, 1946, in Sherman, Texas. He died Aug. 24, 1992.

She and her husband moved to Ada from California in 1985 after retiring. They had lived in California for more than 30 years. Mrs. Gregory was a homemaker and a longtime member of Southwest Church of Christ. She had also volunteered for Meals-on-Wheels and the food pantry.

Survivors include her children, Sherry Burell and husband,  Ray, of Ada, Rick Gregory and wife, Terri, of Taft, Calif., and Carolyn Furstenfeld of Ada; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Billie Gray and her husband, Don, of Pickett; a sister-in-law, Jessie Canida of Ada; and 37 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Don Gregory; daughter, Glenda Patterson; her brothers, Paul Canida, Earl Canida, Burl Canida, Bill Canida and David Canida; her sisters, Pearl Kolb, Jo Burnside, Opal Canida, Hazel Swenson, Wanda Cogburn and Joyce Holland; grandchildren, Christa Burrell, and Gregory twins; and great-grandchild, Gregory Michael Gibson.

Bearers will be Mike Kolb, Charles Canida, Bobby Canida, Eric Patterson, Randy Armstrong and Roger Fowler. Honorary bearers will be Brian Whitley, Greg Chilcoat, and Alan Simpson.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Stocks
Poll

Who do you blame more for the trouble in Gaza?

The Israelis
Hamas
     View Results