Genevia Rosemond Shingledecker

July 3, 2019
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Genevia (Jean) Rosemond Cole Hartness Shingledecker passed away on Wednesday July 3rd 2019 at 4:41am in her home in Perry Oklahoma where she resided with her son Thomas Hartness. She was born to Dave and Martha Cole on May 22nd, 1939 in Tahlequah Oklahoma. She is survived by her children, Audrey Lynn Hudson & husband Howard of Nardin Oklahoma, Avery Eugene Hartness & wife Sharon of Quitman Texas, Rebecca (Becky) Faith Cranke & husband Martin of Tulsa Oklahoma, Elizabeth Renēē Ingram & husband Larry of Merridian Idaho, Michelle Dawn Copple & partner Lisa Holloway of Ponca City Oklahoma, Thomas Loren Hartness of Perry Oklahoma, her siblings, Tinch Cole & wife Barbara of Blackwell Oklahoma, Mattie Delaney of Ponca City Oklahoma, Pattie Ingram of Richland Hills Texas, Gary Cole & wife Mary Lou of Midwest City Oklahoma, her grandchildren, Cassandra (Cassie) Honeycutt & husband Chris of Ark City Kansas, Jessica Stec & husband Ryan of Marsland Nebraska, Jacob (JC) Hudson & wife Mazy of Norman Oklahoma, Latisha (Tish) Hale & husband Mike of Seattle Washington, Travis (TJ) Hopkins of Boise Idaho, Sean Copple & wife Amy of Ponca City Oklahoma, Darrah Copple-Hays of Ponca City Oklahoma, Jerad Cranke & fiance' Jessica Shook of Tulsa Oklahoma, Megan Cranke & fiance' Patrick Ferguson of Coweta Oklahoma, Caleb Cranke & partner Jackson Harrison of Tulsa Oklahoma and many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Shingledecker, her parents Dave Robert & Martha (Day) Cole, her siblings, Nadine Cole McClaflin, Gene Cole, Don Cole, Margaret Cole Strobietto, Alice Cole Carr, Ted Cole & wife Janice and Roger Cole.

She was a longtime resident of Blackwell and Ponca City Oklahoma. She loved to garden, take grandchildren fishing or anything outdoors. Grew tomatoes every year but wouldn't eat them. Also grew elephant ear plants, her oldest daughter started her on those. She was a do-it-yourself person, there wasn't anything she was afraid to try and fix. Most of her jobs had something to do with food, preparing, cooking, baking or serving. She made cherry cream cheese pie for every holiday and no one could beat her amazing fried chicken. She considered anyone in her life family, was a spur of the moment road tripper, collected holiday Nut Crackers, could talk on the phone for hours, there never was a quick conversation with her, for as long as we could remember she was either 39 or 103 and everyone she touched in life she left an impression on.

We welcome all family and friends to join us for Genevia's (Jean) Celebration of Life Service! It will be held Saturday July 13th at 1pm at the Nardin Methodist Church in Nardin Oklahoma.

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