Ella Mae Kinsey


Ella Mae Kinsey was born June 2, 1932 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Dewey and Evelyn Marberry. She entered into eternal rest on July 14, 2018, in Norman, Oklahoma.

Ella Mae was preceded in death by her parents, sister Frances Marberry and her brother Edwin Marberry. Ella Mae is survived by her husband Doyal Kinsey, daughter, Debora Kinsey and son, David Kinsey of Norman, Oklahoma, brothers Edward Marberry, Buddy Marberry, Danny Marberry, George Marberry and Donald Marberry, sisters, Carolyn Nicholson Marberry and Dorothy Harness Marberry. Ella Mae was blessed with 5 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Ella Mae married Doyal Kinsey, her beloved husband of 67 years on December 5, 1949 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During their union they called both California and Oklahoma home.

Ella Mae was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and loved all her many family members dearly. Ella Mae was known for abilities to navigate a kitchen, green thumb, owner and operator of Ellie's Bar and Grill and later Thunderbird Café, and her signature perfect bee-hive, Complete with a bow in back.

A graveside service will be held at Dripping Springs Cemetery in Noble on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10:00 am.
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