The Celebration of Life service for Theda Collene Douglas, age 71, was at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Willow View United Methodist Church, 3525 W. Purdue, Enid, with the Rev. Lesly Broadbent officiating. Arrangements were by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.
Theda was born to Ray Vellington and Jewelle Nona (Larimore) Cook on October 6, 1941, in Wellington, Kansas, and passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Enid, Oklahoma.
Theda attended and graduated from Wellington High School. She married LeRoy F. Myers on March 31,1957 and they made their home in Wellington, Kansas. To this union two children were born. Theda later married Donald F. Douglas in 1973, and resided in Ponca City, where she worked at Wal-Mart. In 2012 she moved to the Meadows Point Apartments in Enid. She was a member of Rainbows and the Order of Pythian Sisters of Kansas. As a child she was baptized into the Baptist Church, and after moving to Enid she attended Willow View United Methodist Church. She enjoyed doing crafts and spending time with her family and friends and attending the Truth Seekers Sunday School Class. She loved spending time on Facebook keeping up on the lives of family and friends.
Theda is survived by daughter Shirley Gettings of Enid.; son Theron (Cynthia) Myers of Ponca City; brother Rodney Cook of Lenexa, Kansas; sister Sharon Everest (Bud) of Maricopa, Arizona; grandchildren: Leatha (Joshua) Crews, Natisha (Jarod) Wells, both of Enid, Ok., Tonya (David) Stringer of Azle, Texas., Adam (Neena) Myers, Nicole (Matt) Lairmer, Traci (Marcus) Golay, Tyler (Jessica) Myers, all of Ponca City; seventeen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a host of friends; and her companion "Peppy".
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, and sister Nancy Hebb.
At her request she will be cremated after services, and internment will be at Enid Memorial Cemetery, Enid, Oklahoma.
Memorials may be made to Willow View Methodist Church. Condolences online at www.andersonburris.com.