Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

October 23, 2013

Hellen Joann Cavnar

Mike Arie
Pauls Valley Democrat

marie@pvdemocrat.com — Hellen Joann Cavnar passed peacefully from this life on Monday, October 21, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

Preceding her in death were her parents F.C. and Fola (Lee) Tucker, one brother Clyde Tucker, and two sons, Steven Scott Cavnar and Jeffrey Lynn Cavnar. Also awaiting her in heaven was her husband of 47 years, Leo Kenneth Cavnar.

Survivors include brother Jim Tucker and wife Carol of Gower, Mo.; brother Don Tucker and wife Sally of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and sister-in-law Weeda Tucker of Okmulgee, Okla.

Hellen was an amazing Mother and Grandmother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Daughter Kenna Rachelle Cavnar and husband Dave Chadwell, Katy, Texas; grandchildren Richard Riley DaVault, Oklahoma City, Kylie Elizabeth DaVault, Broken Arrow, Wyatt Cordell Ashford, Purcell; daughter Tarran Cavnar Chambers and husband Mike of Broken Arrow, Okla.

Grandson Justin Thomas Cavnar, great-grandson Blaketon Cavnar, Maynard, Iowa, granddaughter Megan Conley Cavnar and great-grandchildren Caden Matthew Terronez and Cameron Michael Terronez, Bethany, Okla., and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Before retiring to enjoy her family, Hellen was proud to work for the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, Garvin County District Judges Joe Shumate and the honorable Candace Blalock, Garvin County District Attorneys Office, and finally The Garvin County Sherriffs Office for Sherriffs Bob Davis and Bill Roady.

Graveside services will be held next to her husband, Leo, on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home at Hillside Cemetery at Purcell. A family and friends visitation will be held from 6 to 8 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

Donations may be made in honor of Hellen to Clarehouse Hospice, Tulsa, Okla., www.clarehouse.com.