The Edmond Sun

December 28, 2012

LaDeana Maria Rawlings


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     LaDeana Maria Rawlings, 65, of Edmond, Okla., passed away December 27, 2012.  She was born August 14, 1947 to Norman and Goldie Bullock.  She was a graduate of Northwest Classen in 1965.  LaDeana graduated from Central State University and was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority.  On June 9, 1967 she married George Rawlings at Council Road Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.

    For several years she was a homemaker and mother to their two children.  LaDeana earned her RN degree from OSU Tech in Oklahoma City, and faithfully served her profession for 35 years.  She loved caring for her family as well as her patients.

    LaDeana was a long standing member of the First Christian Church of Edmond.  She also enjoyed designing and creating stained glass.

    She is survived by George Rawlings, her spouse of 45 years; her two children, Mark Rawlings and Melissa Rawlings; two half sisters, Virginia Long and Patty Dunning, and Abby her special four-legged best friend.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Oklahoma Chapter.

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the First Christian Church in Edmond under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond.