Ada Elizabeth Coombes the daughter of Pinder Virner and Florence Mae (Sanders) Duncan was born December 14, 1926 in Baron, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with her Lord on April 9, 2019 in Stilwell, Oklahoma at the age of 92 years, 3 months and 26 days.
Ada Beth loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great-great grandchildren. She loved to cook and she taught Culinary Arts for many years at Talking Leaves Job Corp in Tahlequah. She was a graduate of John Brown University in Siloam Springs, AR. She was a life long member of Baron Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and she loved crafts. Shopping was her favorite past-time, she enjoyed going through every isle of the store. She could spend hours shopping, and she enjoyed every minute of it. Her family meant the most to her and she loved family gatherings and cooking for her family. Ada Beth touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 55 years Shermon Coombes Sr.; and her sister Jeanne Triplett.
She is survived by a loving family which includes her children Mary Elizabeth Caviness and husband Jerry of Stilwell, Karen Ketcher of Stilwell, Lena Worley of Westville, Glenda Clinton and husband Earl of Stilwell and Shermon (Jaybird) Coombes Jr and wife Henry Etta of Stilwell; her sisters Mary L Julian of Phoenix, AZ and Gwendolyn Freeman of Muskogee; her brother Virner Duncan and wife Cecilia of Pipe Creek, TX; 12 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive her.
I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Ada Beth. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I know she will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Rev 21:4. Much love to all. Jackie Pruitt Hopper
Jacqueline M. HopperSherwood, AR
Keep her in our thoughts and prayers.
Tom ClintonTULSA, OK
My thoughts and prayers are with you all, I’m so sorry for your loss. Much love
Sharmilee WorleyTulsa, OK
So sorry for your loss! Aunt Ada Beth will be greatly missed prayers for the family. I won't be able to make it to the funeral . It is at the same time as my sister Jackie's great grandsons funeral.
Emma GipsonRose, OK
We're thinking of Charley right now cuz he spoke of his granny with love and respect and she was his inspiration to be the best he can be and I'm glad to say he's our daughter's husband. Love to the family and all our prayers.
Jimmy & Sharon BairdStilwell, OK
Gods Blessings with you Ray&your Family! Your sister Ada is now in Gods Hands & in Peace.
There is no more anyone can ask for!
Here Memories will All ways be you,
Until you meet again!
God Bless you Ray & Family!❤️😇🙏🏻
Me& Mrs Bob JohnsonPipe Creek, TX
Lena and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
Nancy J PrudenMOUNT PLEASANT, MI
I was heartbroken to hear about Ada Beth. Your family will always have a special place in my heart. Will continue to pray for all.
Kristie Johnson (Ritter)Stilwell, OK
Sorry to hear of your sweet mothers passing! She was a special lady that made my small world a very special place, loved her!
Betty J MabrayMuldrow, OK
I am so very sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family! My love to you all!
Becky (Yochum) CornettPrairie Grove, AR
Karen, Shawna, Jeff, Taryn, Lena and family,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss but glad to know that she has reached the ultimate goal we all strive for. What a blessing to live for 92 years. It was our honor to have prayed for your mother and grandmother. We will continue to pray for you all. Love and prayers,
Carolyn and Loretta
Carolyn Allentahlequah, OK