Funeral service for Mary Rankin will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 14, 2020 at First United Methodist Church. Pastor Jaimie Willis will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Claremore.
Mary Lois Rankin passed away on the evening of Sunday, August 9th, 2020 at the age of 90.
The daughter of Andrew and Blanche Williams, Mary was born October 19th, 1929 in Chelsea, Oklahoma. She would spend most of her childhood in the Chelsea area. Eventually she would move to Claremore. Mary graduated from Claremore High School and went on to business college in Tulsa. Mary Worked 25 years for the Claremore water department at the drive-up window, which she dearly loved. Mary loved church, OU football, Homecoming with her graduating class, and traveling. However, her happiest times were spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her father Andrew Williams and mother Blanche Williams, her first husband Bobby Windle, and husband Arlice Rankin, her sister Shirley Windle, brother Jim Williams, and brother Norwood (Bud) Williams.
Survivors include children: daughter Marilyn Lewis of Claremore and son Gary and wife Kathy Windle of Mannford;
grandchildren: Brad and wife Debbie Lewis of Jenks, Kim Lewis of Claremore, Jessica and husband Brian Wright of Claremore, Courtney and husband Jerry Riley of Chelsea, Montana and wife Jean of Claremore, Zach Lewis of Claremore and Eric and Katie Windle of Kansas City Missouri.
great-grandchildren: Ty, Taryn, Bradey, Lyndsey, Buster, Ethan, Makayla, Madison, Jaxon, Chelsea, Brandon, Ben, Patrick, Brianna and Brielle.