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Memorial services for Geneva Marie Jamar, 83, of Ada are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ada First Free Will Baptist Church. The Revs. David Sutton and Dean Stone will officiate.
Mrs. Jamar passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at an Ada assisted living center. She was born Sept. 24, 1933, in Stratford to Johnie and Jessie McCracken Sanders. She lived in the area all her life and graduated from Asher High School.
She married Calvin Jamar May 25, 1952, in Galey. He preceded her in death March 29, 1999. Mrs. Jamar worked at Brockway Glass Co. and had been a nurses aide at Valley View Regional Hospital for 20 years. Mrs. Jamar was a longtime member of Ada First Free Will Baptist Church, where she served as a church nursery teacher, and she was involved with the Camp Fire Girls.
Survivors include her children, Jerry and Deborah Jamar of Broken Arrow, Rick and Donna Jamar of Ada and Donna Estes of Ada; her grandchildren, Chad and Sarah Jamar of Waco, Texas, Adam and Angela Jamar of Broken Arrow, Randi and Doug Ivy of Stratford, Amanda and Clay Herrin of Stonewall, Jenna and Gary Owens of Pauls Valley and Bartley and Shelby Estes of Edmond; her great-grandchildren, Caden and Cole Jamar of Waco, Texas, Adelyn and Annabel Jamar of Broken Arrow; Jaxon Bryant, Megan and Calvin Ivy of Stratford; Hunter Herrin of Stonewall; and Endy Owens of Pauls Valley; her mother, Jessie Sanders of Ada; siblings, Joyce and Orval Pittman, Erma and Robert Turner, Wilma Sanders, Jim and Rita Sanders, Johnny Sanders, Robert and Lyndia Sanders and Ed and Donna Sanders; and many other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Johnie Sanders; her husband, Calvin Jamar; and her brothers-in-law, Roger Williams and Alvin Jamar.
Bearers will be her grandsons, Chad Jamar, Adam Jamar, Bartley Estes, Gary Owens, Doug Ivy and Clay Herrin.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Stephenson Cancer Center, 800 NE 10th, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
Published on September 26, 2016
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