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.
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