Services for Cleo Jane Avery, 81, Ada, are at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Rosedale First Baptist Church, with Ted Boles and Mark Qualls officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery in Rosedale.
Mrs. Avery died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Rosedale to William Robert and Cleo Patri Boles. She attended Rosedale schools and graduated from Rosedale High School in May 1950. While in high school, she was active in basketball and softball.
She married E.J. "Buddy" Moore on Nov. 24, 1950, in Olathe, Kan. They had five children and lived in the Purcell, Rosedale and Wayne areas as Buddy worked on pipelines. She married Robert Avery on April 5, 1978, in Miami, Okla. They lived at Wayne until Robert took a job with The Grand River Dam Authority at Salina. In 2007, they moved to Ada to be near family.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Avery, of the home; two sons, Tommy Moore and his wife, Gloria, of Stratford, and Jeffrey Moore of Ada; nine grandchildren, Keith Moore, Jami Graham, Jaci Heaton, Taylor Moore, Cody Moore, Jeni Moore, Philip Hebb Jr., Nathan Hebb, and Falisha Wood; seven great-grandchildren, Bryson Smith, Hayden Wood, Kynleigh Hebb, Jantz and Jayt Heaton, Hagen and Kadi Graham; two brothers, Alvie “Bud” Boles of Rosedale and Edward Boles of Rosedale; two sisters, Edna Hall of Bethel and Odell Qualls of Byars; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Ronald Keith Moore and Robert Lynn Moore; a daughter, Patricia Darlene (Moore) Dryden; a great-grandson; two brothers; and eight sisters.
Bearers are Greg Davis, Tracy Boles, Philip Hebb, Jr., Kenneth Harris, Gary Grider and Brent Boles. Honorary bearers are Larry McCall, Johnny Qualls, Jim Gurley and Alford Hutchison.
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Criswell Funeral Home, Ada