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Services for Jodie Lee Kite George, 100, of Oklahoma City and formerly of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Ada. The Rev. Linda Snelling will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. George passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, at home in Oklahoma City. She was born Aug. 23, 1916, in Kite to Charles Henderson and Lenora Toncray Carter Kite. She grew up in the towns of Kite and Clarita in Coal County. She attended schools in Clarita and graduated from Clarita High School. She attended East Central State College in Ada.
She married William Peyton (Dub) George Sept. 21, 1935. He preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1993, in Oklahoma City. Mrs. George farmed and ranched alongside her husband and was a bookkeeper for C.M. Mays Lumber Co. She was a longtime member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Home Demonstration Club, Tanti Study Club, the Traveler's Tour and Kappa Kappa Iota and she was an avid OU sports fan.
Survivors include her children, W. Peyton George of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Lee George of Ada, Jan George Womack of Chicago and Jodie George Coulson of Madill; 13 grandchildren, Vicky Carol Mapp, Richard P. George, Thomas H. George II, Mark George, Roxie George Igo, Wendy George Haskins, Heather Doss, Jody Wood, Jud Cook, Julie Womack, Jon Womack, Dan Coulson and Lisa Riggs; 23 great-grandchildren, Stephen Mapp; Victoria and Karina George, James, Joshua and Calum George, Chelsea Griffith, Alex George, Jessica Igo Finck, Austin Clay Igo, Meagan Igo Haymes, Dayton and Cole Haskins, Chaz Cook, Kendyl and Kelsi Doss, Abigail Wood, Gemma Womack, Dara Womack, Case and Cooper Coulson and Cole and Carter Riggs; seven great-great-grandchildren, Camryn and Tag Griffith; Spencer, Scarlet, Cooper and Syler Igo; and Peyton Finck.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a son, Thomas Henderson George in 2004; her brothers, Frank, Haskell, and Sam Kite; and a sister, Willie Simpson.
Bearers will be Richard P. George, Thomas Henderson George II, Chaz Cook, Jon Womack, Dan Coulson, Mike Mapp, Kevin Igo and John Riggs.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 15791 SH 1W, Ada, OK 74820; or Latta Partners in Excellence Foundation, 13925 CR 1560, Ada, OK 74820.
Published on  March 8, 2017
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