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Barbara Jean Keadle, 82, Pryor, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Pryor. She was born on April 23, 1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Sole) Pigeon.
On Nov. 22, 1953, at the age of 19, Barbara married Alvin Keadle in Clovis, New Mexico. She was a proud Navy wife. Barbara worked as a homemaker most of her life, enjoying the time she was able to spend raising her children and tending to the house. Barbara and Alvin moved to the Pryor area in 1974, coming from California.

Funeral services for Barbara are Saturday, June 4, at 10:00 a.m., in the North Elliott Church of God with Mike Bednar officiating. Burial will be in the Graham Memorial Cemetery with Dennis Cook, Allen Weaver, Allen Odell Weaver, Gary Jahn, James Cornett, Cale Ingle, and Loren Tooley serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Stephen Ingle, Mike Keadle, and Stephen Keadle. Visitation will be held from 6p.m.- 8 p.m., Friday, June 3, in the Shipman's Funeral Home Chapel. The family would like to thank their church family, friends, and Rivercross Hospice for their outpouring of love and kindness. To leave her family a message, visit her Book of Memories at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com.
She is survived by her sons, Larry Keadle of Amarillo, Texas, Michael Keadle of Amarillo, Texas, and Stephen Keadle of Langley; daughters, Kathy Morgan of Amarillo, Texas, Carolyn Keadle and husband Gary of Geneva, Illinois, Karen Cook and husband Dennis of Pryor, and Sue Weaver and husband Allen of Pryor; 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; parents, Franklin and Mary Pigeon; 3 brothers, 1 sister, and 2 grandchildren.
Published on June 2, 2016
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