Kay Cartwright


Kay Louise Cartwright, 62, of Vian, OK, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 in Tulsa. Kay was born on July 25, 1953 in Ponca City to Frank and Marie (Thele) King.Kay was a 1972 Graduate of Ponca City High School. She and Arvil Joe Cartwright were married on February 7, 1976 in Ponca City. She was a certified dietician and had worked for 25 years at Sequoyah Manor Nursing Home in Sallisaw and spent the last 10 years working at Central Schools east of Sallisaw. She loved to camp, fish and hunt with her grandparents and loved to spend time with friends and family.Kay was preceded in death by her father, sister-Shari King, grandparents; Mr. & Mrs. Merton L. Thele and Mr. & Mrs. Ned King.Kay is survived by her husband-Arvil Joe Cartwright, mother-Marie King of Ponca City and her sister and brother-in-law; Linda and Eddie Arnold of Ponca City.Family will receive friends on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. at Forever Memories Funeral Services of Sallisaw. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2016 in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of Forever Memories Funeral Services of Sallisaw, with Norman Cartwright officiating. Burial will follow in the Buffington Cemetery of Sallisaw. Casket bearers will be her nieces and nephews; Kendra Glass, Jennifer James, Sabrina Allen, Becky Moore, Tyler Hoover, William Cartwright, Patrick Cartwright and Ronnie Hoover. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Jeannette Threadgill, Candace Harris, Jodi Watson, Renee Esteban, Paula Primm, Diana Davis, Sandra Hoover, Liz Cartwright and Roxann Cartwright.


23 Responses

  1. Will miss my cousin Kay. She had a heart of gold. Joe, cherish the memories you made together. You were the love of her life. Our love and prayers are with you.

  2. My dear sweet Katy,I will miss your smile each and everyday of the rest of my life! Spread your wings and fly! Til we meet again!

  3. Avril we are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you god bless and comfort you

  4. So sorry for your loss , Kay was a sweet lady loved working with her . she will be missed.

  5. So sorry for your loss Arvil, Kay was loved by so many people she will be missed. God has added another precious angel to his family. God Bless you Arvil will be praying for you that God will give you the strength you need.

  6. Katie was a sweet lady and was so helpful to me and understanding when I went to work with her at Central School. It broke my heart to hear of her passing. I know many others will miss her and be sad that she is no longer with us. My prayers are with her family and close friends. God bless you all.

  7. Arvil, I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. Prayers for you and your family. Kyle says he will miss her a lot this year at Central.

  8. Aunt Kay, I’m gonna miss you so much. My boys and I were so blessed to have you as our Aunt. Spread your wings and Fly sweet Angel. We love you and always will!

  9. Arvil, sorry to hear about your loss. Wish I could be there to tell you in person, but will be out of town tomorrow.Just want you to know that you will be in my thoughts.

  10. I have known Kay all my life. We grew up at Albright United Methodist Church here in Ponca City and graduated from High School together. For years I remember going to her house every Saturday morning to help with her younger sister and spending some time with her Mom, Dad And Linda. Still nice memories. Her Dad was such a big teaser and always made us laugh. You will be missed dear friend. Rest peacefully. Hollie

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