Ardmore - Mr. Jean Kemp, 85 of Ardmore departed from this life on Monday, January 11, 2021 in Ardmore. He was born on September 15, 1935 in Hendrix, OK to the late Mr. Johnnie Kemp and Ms. Carrie Jefflo. Cremation services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson. Family Memorial Services will be scheduled at a later date.
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Jean was raised in Hendrix attending grade school at Booker T Washington and graduated from Schumake High School in Colbert, OK in 1955. After high school, he married Ms. Ola Mae Lamey on August 1, 1964 in Ardmore. He worked for Babcocks in Denison, Montgomery Wards and lastly for Michelin for 25 years. Jean enjoyed fishing, bowling, old westerns and sports but especially Thunder Basketball.
Preceding him in death are his parents.
Jean is survived by his loving wife, Ola Mae of the home; sisters, Lois Turner of Colbert and Edna Mae Childs; and by a host of other family and friends.