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Janice "Kay" Gray

March 5, 1946 ~ September 14, 2019 (age 73)

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Janice "Kay" Gray, 73, of Ardmore, OK passed away on September 14, 2019 at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Kay was born on March 5, 1946 to John Downey Landrum and Nelda Beatrice (Liles) Landrum in Ardmore, OK.  
Kay worked many different types of jobs ranging from a florist to real estate.  She enjoyed doing arts and crafts, reading, and painting.  Kay enjoyed helping during Vacation Bible School at her church and would even go to other churches and help with crafts during VBS.  She was a member of the Miniature Club, Ardmore Beautification Project, and helped to get funding for the  Ardmore Higher Education Center when it first began.  Kay initiated the Catfish Festival in Mannsville, Ok and was also a member of the Mannsville Chamber of Commerce.

Kay is survived by:

Sons:                                                      Charles Dean
                                                               Shawn Dean
                                                               Wally Barkheimer
                                                               Charlie Barkneimer
                                                               Andy Barkheimer
                                                               Danny Gray
                                                               Kevin Faulkner
                                                               Steven Pelton
                                                               James Pelton

Daughters:                                              Lynna Kay Baldwin
                                                               Chrystl Gayle Faulkner
                                                               Charla Denece Burge
                                                               Vickie Lynn Dean
                                                               Rhonda Hammett
                                                               Beverly Higganbotham
                                                               Nita Rowe
                                                               Nicole Pelton
                                                               Pamela Lathum
                                                               Shelly Watkins

Brothers:                                                 Odus Compton
                                                               Charles Lee Compton
                                                               Mike Calhoun
                                                               Bob Calhoun
                                                               Cliff Compton
                                                              John Jozwiak

Sisters:                                                   Nannette Moore
                                                               Brenda Hammons
                                                               Glenda Garcia

Former Husband:                                    J.L. Edwards

Kay is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of friends and other family members.
Kay was preceded in death by :

Parents:                                                   John Downey Landrum and Virginia Landrum
                                                                Charles Compton and Nelda Beatrice Liles

Son:                                                        James Faulkner

Brother:                                                   Paul Landrum

Husbands:                                              Charles Vicky Dean
                                                               James Albert Butch Faulkner
                                                               Sonny Barkheimer
                                                               Dan Gray
                                                               David "Red" Rawson

A memorial service will be on Wednesday, September 18, 2019  at 2 pm  at the Ravia Baptist Church in Ravia, Ok. with Reverend Roger Hartwell officiating. 

The family will also be hosting a remembrance gathering on October 12, 2019 at the Lile's Pavillion at Elephant Rock at Lake Murray State Park.  It will begin on Saturday at sun up to sundown.  Bring your tents and spend the weekend sitting around the fire and reminiscing on Kay's life and telling stories.  Come prepared to laugh, cry, and get together with family.

Services are under the care and direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home.

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September 18, 2019

2:00 PM
Ravia Baptist Church
109 East 3rd Ave
Ravia, OK 73455

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