Karla  Keef
Karla Jean (Thomas) Keef was born on May 11, 1963 in Odessa, TX to Jay and Peggy Thomas. She passed away peacefully at home on November 24th, 2019 after a short battle with cancer.
She attended Chickasha High School and after high school met her husband Rickey Keef. They married on June 27th, 1981 in Chickasha where they had three daughters and spent the last 38 years together.
In her early years, she worked at the Clinic Pharmacy. She then worked alongside her parents in the family repossession business for around 20 years. She most recently worked at Chickasha Auto Auction for 5 years.
She enjoyed shooting pool, fishing and camping with her family, but especially with her grandkids. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching OU Football with her friends. She loved going to the motocross races, but spending time with her family were her most treasured moments.
She is survived by her husband Rickey of the home, three daughters, Sarah Ramirez of Ninnekah, OK, Whitney Keef and fiancé Chance, Haley Keef and fiancé Lane, all of Chickasha, OK, eight grandkids, Ely, James, Tinlee, Sam, Kaiden, Mason, Landon, and Kyson. Her mother Peggy Thomas of Mustang, OK, two sisters, Debbie Dwiggins and husband, Gene of Sherwood AR, Karen Keys and spouse, Bruce of Yukon, OK, Mother-in-Law Jean Keef of Chickasha, OK, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her dad, Jay Thomas, brother Randy Thomas, and Father-in-Law Don Keef.
The Family wishes to thank everyone who sent prayers and well wishes for her and the family.
A memorial service will be set at a later date.
Published on November 25, 2019

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Rowena
Dec 10, 2019
Fly high my friend, fly high.
Morgan Keith
Dec 04, 2019
Karla was always a joy to be around. She had the best humor and smile. I will miss her very much. I'm sorry for your family's loss. Love you.
Faye Dooty Thomas
Nov 30, 2019
I cant believe Karla has left us .. I'm a long time friend from grade school thru to Adulthood..My Heart is heavy and know her children need all the prayers we have for healing..she was an amazing woman and mother. God bless and all my prayers for the whole family. I have many memories that I will cherish .. so many hugs and prayers sent to her children...♡♡
Rowena
Nov 29, 2019
FLY HIGH MY FRIEND, FLY HIGH.
Latahona (Tona) Ledford
Nov 27, 2019
Karla was an amazing person. Her contagious smile and sense of humor will be missed. Our Class Motto: "We're the CLASS OF 81, we're the CLASS that has the FUN!!!" You will FOREVER MISSED!!! Prayers for all the family.
Vicky Nunn
Nov 27, 2019
Thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss.
Gina Symons
Nov 27, 2019
I’m so truly sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person & I know will be missed dearly!
Katherine Hart
Nov 27, 2019
My sincere condolences. A Beautiful person with a Heart of Gold.
Pete, Lynette Cherenyock and Family
Nov 27, 2019
Sending our condolences to the family. Prayers.
Rochelle Ramey
Nov 27, 2019
Sending my love and condolences to all of you.
Scott & Candi Bailey
Nov 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed hanging with Phoebe at the Wan Dora. She was always happy and smiling. She will be missed.