The Edmond Sun

Obituaries

April 19, 2013

Katherine C. Fair

EDMOND —     Katherine “Katie” C. Fair was born October 25, 1921 and died April 11, 2013 at her home at Jefferson’s Garden in Edmond, Okla.

    Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the chapel at Church of the Servant, 14343 N. MacArthur in Oklahoma City, Okla. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shiloh Summer Camp, 601 N.E. 63rd, OKC, 73105.

    Katie was best known for her devotion as a social worker for the “Welfare Department”, Department of Mental Health, First Step, Travelers Aid, Avalon Correctional Services and was adjunct faculty at OCU and the OU School of Social Work. She was well loved by her co-workers and clients.

    Katie’s sense of humor and her faith carried her through the good and tough times; she embodied values of gentleness, kindness and loyalty to family and friends. Friends and strangers alike found a receptive listener who offered suggestions without judgment. She was generous of spirit and goods as evidenced by her activism and volunteerism. She valued family, learning, and had a strong work ethic.

    Katie loved gardening, cooking, playing bridge and other games, picture and crossword puzzles, football, traveling with family and friends, and Texas bluebonnets.

    The family thanks the staff of the Wellington, Jefferson’s Garden, and Autumn Bridge Hospice for their loving care of Katie.

    Katie is survived by her daughter, Gene Callaway and husband Charles; grandchildren John C. Randolph and wife Anna, Addison Gist and fiancé Ken Forgit; great-grandson Jacob C. Randolph, daughter-in-law Susan D. Bishop, surrogate daughter Shirley Cox and many caring extended family members.

    Memorial service arrangements by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 755-1111.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • John Mattingly upload.jpg John Mattingly

        John Mattingly, 85, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 23, 2014 after a brief illness.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emma Marie Pridemore

        Heaven gained a sweet new angel in the early morning hours of July 21, 2014 in Emma Marie Pridemore.

    July 25, 2014

  • George Herschell Fancher, III

        Funeral services for George “Little George” Herschell Fancher, III, 41, of Edmond, Okla., will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 in the Butler Baptist Church, Butler, Okla.

    July 23, 2014

  • Irene Moore upload.jpg Lena Irene Moore

        Lena Irene Benson Moore, 99, passed away  Friday, July 11, 2014.  She had lived in Seguin, Texas, near her daughter Gail, since June 2010.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary Bilyeu upload.jpg Mary Margaret Bilyeu

        Mary Margaret Bilyeu, lovingly known by family and friends as “Mimi”, left this life doing what she loved, adventurously climbing the steep mountains at Grand Teton National Park. Mimi was born November 19, 1969 to John Richard and Ann Marie (King) Conley in Oklahoma City.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • garner4.jpg Family, friends remember Garner’s Norman roots

    Flowers started arriving at the James Garner statue at Main Street and Jones Avenue Sunday morning after residents learned of the famed actor and Norman native’s death Saturday night in California.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Preston Brown upload.jpg Preston Brown

        Preston Brown, 74, was born to J.S. and Maurine Brown on December 18, 1939 in Monterey, Tenn. After graduating from Monterey High School in 1957, he joined the United States Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1964.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Curtis Hayes upload.jpg Curtis Joseph Hayes

        Curtis Joseph Hayes, 78, long-time resident of Edmond, Okla., passed away July 17, 2014. Curt was born Feb. 28, 1936, in Ponca City, Okla., to Bernard and Virginia Hayes. He was a proud graduate of Oklahoma State University and member of the U.S. Army.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rick Parkins upload.jpg Rick Parkins

        Rick Parkins, 57, of Fairview, Okla., formerly of Edmond, Okla., passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Opal B. Baldwin

    Opal B. Baldwin, 89, of Edmond, Okla., passed away July 16, 2014.

    July 18, 2014