Lonnie Glee Cully was born November 1, 1901, and passed from this life October 28, 1986.
Glee was born to William S. and Nora Matkins Gaines at Leonard, MO. She moved with her family to Shattuck in 1904, and homesteaded five miles east of Shattuck. Glee attended shcool in Shattuck and at the age of 15, attended Northwestern College in Avla. To earn money for shcool, she played the piano for silent movies and for several dance bands in high school and college. After receiving her teaching degree, she returned to this area and taught rural schools for several years, including Fairbanks, Little Wolf and Pleasant Valley.
She was united in marriage to Orra William Cully on February 15, 1924, by the Rev. W. L. Fagala in the Liberty Baptist church at Gage. To this union was born one daughter, Janice Gayle. The family moved into Shattuck in 1946, and Glee was involved in the apartment rental business. She was a member of the First Baptist Chruch.
Mrs. Cully was preceded in death by her husband, Orra, her parents, and two sisters, Pearl and Enid.
She is survived by a daughter, Janice Salmon of Shattuck; two grandaughters Christi Redfearn and Mitzi Pearson of Oklahoma City; one great-grand daughter, Lacey Redfearn; two nephews; one niece; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Lonnie Glee Cully were held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 1, 1986, from the First Baptist Church in Shattuck and Rev. Mike Smith officiated. Interment was in the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery under the direction of the Mason Funeral Home.
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