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Funeral service for Stella Pearl Revels, 97, of Cox City, Oklahoma were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2016 at the Cox City Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Love officiating. Burial will follow at the Bailey Cemetery under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home.
Miss Stella passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at her Westwind home in Marlow at the age of 97.
Stella was born May 29, 1919, to Henry Lee and Lizzie Ann (Groseclose) Johnson. She lived in the Cox City/Rush Springs community all her life. She and Clinton Sizemore were married for 31 years and they had 5 children: Jim, Kaye, Gary, Vicki, and Terry. As a widow, Stella worked to support her children. She was a postmaster, school cook, bus driver, owned the Cox City Store, ran an upholstery business in Rush Springs, worked at Bernard's during peanut season, and took great pride in never taking public assistance. She later married Chuck Revels, who preceded her in death in 2011. During their marriage, they donated many hours of hard work as well as the land where the Cox City Fire Station was built, and also became certified EMT's. She also drove a mail truck during this time, and continued to farm and ranch. They were members of the Cox City Baptist Church.
She is survived by her 2 sons: Jim Sizemore and his wife Connie, of Wagoner and Gary Sizemore and his wife Terri, of Jenks; 1 daughter, Vicki Sullivan and her husband Kim, of Sterling; 1 sister, Marie Chapman, brother Carl Johnson and his wife Bonnie; 7 grandsons: Doug Sizemore and his wife Michelle; Brock Loehr and his wife Tonya, Christopher Sizemore, Geoffrey Sizemore and his wife Andrea, Brian Sullivan and his wife Alyssa, Aaron Sizemore and his wife Brittany, and Cody Sullivan and his wife Anna; 1 granddaughter, Beth Wolfgang and her husband Christopher; great grandchildren: Cammie Loehr, her mother Kim Loehr and brother Jeff McDonald, Amber and Jacob Sizemore, Alex Sizemore, Cecilia and Jude Sullivan, Layne Sullivan, and Julia Sizemore. In addition, she leaves behind her Westwind family who made her Queen for a Day, every day of the year, and her best friend Bertha Frick.
She was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Sandra Kaye Loehr; 1 son, Terry Sizemore; 1 grandson, Marc Loehr; 1 sister, Minnie Carter; and 2 brothers: Ray and Jack Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cox City Baptist Church or the Bailey Cemetery.
An Online Guestbook is available at FletcherAndElginFuneral.com.
Published on September 26, 2016
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