Locawana Morrell Ingram, longtime resident of the Fairfax community, passed away Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Fairfax Manor Nursing Home. She was 76 years of age.
Locawana was born July 15, 1935 at Fairfax, the daughter of Joseph Morrell and Coyeta Williams Morrell. She was a member of the Osage Tribe and was given the Indian name Heatoh. In earlier years she had lived with her family in the Sulphur, Oklahoma area.
She was married to Elmer Ingram on June 7, 1951 at DeQueen, Arkansas. She was a member of the PahSuLee Club and the First Assembly of God Church in Fairfax. Her enjoyments were her grandchildren and great grandchildren, reading, embroidery, playing cards and cooking.
She is survived by her four children, Susie Lyons and husband, Bob, of Fairfax, Carol Kliesen and husband, Gary, of Fairfax, Billy Ingram of Fairfax, and Scott Ingram and wife, Jackie, of Ponca City one sister, Juanita Riddle and husband, Gerald, of Georgetown, Texas, and Sylvester Wichita Jr. and wife, Sue, of California 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents her husband Elmer two brothers, Francis Williams Jr., known as Duke, and Joe Douglas Morrell.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 19, 2012 at the Fairfax Assembly of God Church with Pastor Jay Clapp presiding. Interment will follow in the Fairfax Cemetery under the direction of the HunsakerWooten Funeral Home of Fairfax.
Casket bearers will be Jason George, Chris Prock, Trent Worley, Gary Kliesen, Chase Ingram and Bob Lyons.
Memorial fund contributions may be made to the memorial fund of choice. A special thanks goes out to all the Fairfax Manor staff and Dr. Graham for all their tender care.