Evelyn Orene Dean, 90, died June 18, 2021 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday June 25, 2021 at the Mehan Union Church with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.
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She was born on January 15, 1931 to Francis Newton McKaughan and Flora Opal (Holestine) McKaughan in Wetmore, Colorado. She married Anthony J Dean on March 17, 1950 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. She graduated Ripley High School and attended Oklahoma State University for one year.
She was a member of the Mehan Union Church, Ripley Eastern Star, Ingalls Activity Center, and charter member of the Lunch Bunch group with the Payne County Home and Community Education through the OSU Extension Office. She volunteered at the Mehan Food Pantry and the election board on election days. She worked alongside her husband on their dairy and farm land.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother and 3 great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Vina Ann Spickler; son John Jay Dean and daughter-in-law Bennie; daughter Mabel Florene Taylor and son-in-law Robbie; and son Francis Eugene Dean. Along with 9 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to: Mehan Food Pantry, 8300 E 68th Stillwater, OK 74074, checks made payable to: Mehan Union church.
Pallbearers: Jim Patton, Jay Rush, Coleman Parker, Shannon Spickler, Damon Taylor, and Shane Dean
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