Pauls Valley Democrat
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma —
Verna Lucille “Lucy” Stine of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, passed away January 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 94 years.
She was born in Cleveland County on February 7, 1919 to John Henry and Virgie Lee (Hankins) Thompson.
Lucille married Albert Lee Stine of Norman on February 17, 1934. In 1952, after a period in West Texas, Albert and Lucille’s young family settles on a ranch in Pauls Valley, where they raised livestock.
In that same year, Lucille began what would become a lifelong and dedicated career in medical assistance, first at Pauls Valley Hospital under Dr. Ray Lindsey, and then with Dr. Him Lindsey and his local practice.
With her passion for care-taking and family that extended everywhere from her kitchen and prized garden to her patients, friends and community, Lucille filled many special roles in the lives of everyone she touched, and always with a smile.
Mrs. Stine is survived by two sisters, Theda Clure of California and Yvonne Pearce of Shawnee; two daughters, Carrol L. McConnell and her husband Jerry McConnell of Norman, and Kay Coleman-Day and husband Don Day of Oklahoma City; one son, James A. (Jim) Stine of Pauls Valley; grandsons Mark McConnell and wife Susan of Norman, Tim Colman and wife Connie of Casper, Wyoming, Greg Colman of Oklahoma City, Dwayne Day of Brenda, Arizona; granddaughters Carrie E. Levern and husband Larry Levern of Norman, Sandra E. Brickman and Jamie Brickman of Norman, Karla Summers of Springfield, Missouri; great-grandsons Jeremy McConnell, Thompson Stine, Jordan and Jacob Colman, Miles Turner McConnell, Derek Mason, Gene McCrimmon and Donnie Summers; great-granddaughters Lindsay McConnell, Erin, Madison and Jordan Brickman, Seba and Libby Stine, Katie Day, Geriann Day Carroll; and great-great-grandchildren Baylee, Brayden, Addie, Kyla, Cameron and Brennen.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband Albert Lee Stine; grandsons Michael Lee McConnell and John Allen Stine; her brothers Cilvin, Jim and Junior Thompson; and sisters Lila Grimes and Jewel Dodd.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Rev. Orville Cottrell.
Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.