|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1936|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2001|
Ludie Marie Robinson Maples (1936-2001)
Ludie "Sassy" Maples, lifelong resident of Ponca City, died Thursday morning, Feb. 8, 2001, at her home. She was 64.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, in the First Baptist Church Worship Center. The Rev. James Williams will preside assisted by the Revs. Arthur Crawford and Victor Paul. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.
Ludie Marie (Robinson) Maples was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Ponca City, the daughter of Eldridge Doyle Robinson and Ludie Sametta (Perry) Robinson. She was a graduate of Attuck High School. She was united in marriage to Billy J. Maples Sr. on May 24, 1954, in Ponca City. Mr. Maples preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1989. Mrs. Maples was employed with Conoco for over 23 years, where she was a pastry cook and later became a breakfast cook.
She was a current member of the New Life Baptist Church and the New Life Women's Group and also played the organ. She was formerly a longtime member, since childhood, of St. John's Baptist Church where she played the organ, served as an usher and member of the St. John's Missionary Group. Her enjoyments included playing her organ, knitting, crocheting, miniature doll houses, bible study, the Host Mentoring Program at Garfield Academy and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Bill J. Maples Jr. and wife, Vivian of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Russell Maples and wife, Kay of Edmond; two daughters, Linda Burton and husband, Max of Ponca City and Toni Maples of Kenosha, Wis.; one sister, Vera Myers of Oakland, Calif.; three brothers, James Robinson and Russell Robinson, both of Oakland, and Joseph Robinson of Ponca City; six grandchildren, Candice and Nicholas Burton of Ponca City, Elliott and Darian Maples of Colorado Springs, Colo., Lawrence and Ryan Wallace of Kenosha, Wis.; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eldridge and Ludie Robinson; her husband, Billy J. Maples Sr.; one granddaughter, Madisyn Maples; three brothers, Ellsworth, Eldridge and Kermit Robinson; and two sisters, Otheola Robinson and Wilma Jean Fowler.
Casket bearers will be sons, Bill J. Maples Jr. and Russell Maples; grandsons, Nicholas Burton, Lawrence Wallace, Ryan Wallace and Elliott Maples.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Ponca City, 1904 North Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, Okla. 74601.
Friends and family may call at Grace Memorial Chapel until 10 a.m. Thursday. The casket will be open at the church prior to the service from noon to 12:45 p.m. and then remained closed.
The family will be at 1105 East Grand.
Ponca City News, Ponca City, Oklahoma
Published Sun, Feb 11, 2001, On Page 3 A
Eldridge Doyle Robinson (1900 - 1969)
Ludie Ella Sametta Perry Robinson (1903 - 1970)
Ludie Marie Robinson Maples (1936 - 2001)
Joseph Bert Robinson (1939 - 2001)*
Kermit A Robinson (1951 - ____)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Jim L. Nelson
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
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