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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
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Roxie  Steele

Roxie Ann Steele (Canon)

Monday, November 6th, 1933 - Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Wilson - Church services for Mrs. Roxie Ann (Canon) Steele, 86, of Wilson are scheduled at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Ash Street Church of Christ in Wilson with Jeff Jones officiating and Charles Paul Steele assisting. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson. Everyone attending services are encouraged and requested to practice social distancing. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

Roxie was born November 6, 1933 at Village Mills, TX to the late Mr. Oscar Israel Canon and Mrs. Annie Laurie (Lilley) Canon. She departed from this life on Sunday, May 24, 2020 within the comfort of her home at Zaneis

Roxie was raised at Village Mills, TX moving to Wilson during her junior year. She graduated from Wilson High School in 1952 thereafter, she married Mr. George Marion "Red" Steele on July 7, 1952 at Village Mills, TX.

Together they initially made their home in Wilson, and homesteaded at Zaneis in 1964. Roxie worked as a hair dresser in which she truly enjoyed for many years. Always being very creative, Roxie also worked as a photographer for many families and events within the area. Lastly she workned outside of her home as a rural mail carrier for the Wilson Post Office. She was always known for her generous cooking and loving to decorate her home for the holidays. Roxie was a member of the Ash Street Church of Christ and Eastern Star.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Red Steele on September 27, 2006; son in law, Gary Parrish; brother, Jimmy Canon and sister, Elma Marble.

Roxie is survived by her daughter, Ann Parrish and the late Gary Parrish of Wilson; son, Mike Steele and wife Donna of Criner Hills; grandchildren, Kari Ann Butler and husband Lance of Criner Hills; Laci Parrish and wife Heather of Tulsa, Courtney Steele of Criner Hills and Cody Steele and wife Taylor of Ardmore; great grandchildren, Emily Anita, Hannah Layne, and Lillianne; niece, the late Marianne Conerly and surviving husband David; nephews, James Marble and wife Dawn and Freddy Canon; numerous great nieces and nephews; life long friends, Bobbie Epley and Joyce and Marvin Ellis; and by a host of other family and friends.

Casket Bearers will be Derek Steele, Charles Paul Steele, David Steele, Jarrod Steele, Daryl Steele and Dean Sullivan.

Honorary Bearers will be the late Gary Parrish, Ann Parrish, Lance Butler, Phil Stearns, Archie H. "Pug" Allen and Johnny Steele.

Family visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial donations made to the Ash Street Church of Christ or to the Hewitt Cemetery Association 1302 7th Street, Wilson, OK 73463.

The family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to Ideal Home Health and Hospice and other caretakers, Sarah Porter, Stephanie Christian, Pam Forsythe and all the ladies of the Ash Street Church of Christ that have all assisted with Roxie's care.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home - Wilson
    1302 7th Street
    WILSON, OK 73463
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  • Service

    Thursday, May 28th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, May 28th, 2020 2:00pm
    Ash Street Church of Christ
    WILSON, OK 73463
    Jeff Jones
  • Interment

    Hewitt Cemetery
    Hewitt Road
    WILSON, OK 73463
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Mike and Donna we are all thinking of you during this time of remembrance of Roxie. Our warmest condolences.
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Tammy Townley

Posted at 11:35am
Let the memories of your loved one bring you comfort in times of darkness. Give your voice unto the Lord and know that He will guide you through. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

Tammy Townley
State Representative Dist. #48

Karen McComber

Posted at 04:58pm
Ann and Mike...this makes me so sad. I have such wonderful memories of your mom. From working with my dad at the Post Office to taking my engagement photos to taking the pictures at my wedding. She will be missing and remembered with great fondness. Blessings and comfort, Karen Poindexter McComber

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