|Ella G Galanis Overfield|
|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1937|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2000|
Ella (Galanis) Overfield, 63, past President of the Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Oklahoma and recipient of the Outstanding Episcopal Church Woman of the Year Award in 1990, died at 3:10 p.m., June 24, following and extended illness. Funeral service for Mrs. Overfield will be held at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church at 4250 West Houston (81st) Street in Broken Arrow, OK on June 29 at 2 p.m. Ella was born on January 7, 1937 in Bartlesville. She was the daughter of the late George K. and Lena (Pomeroy) Galanis. She was reared and received her education in Bartlesville where she attended Garfield Elementary School, Central Junior High School and the Bartlesville College High School from which she was graduated with the Senior Class of 1955. She continued her education and was a student at Oklahoma A&M College, Stillwater, OK. She was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. In June of 1956, she and Charles E. "Chuck" Stead, Sr. were married in Bartlesville and they made their home there. She was employed by the K.W.O.N. Radio Station in Bartlesville. On March 22, 1969, she and Gerald H. "Jerry" Overfield were married in Bartlesville and they made their home in Ponca City, OK after their move to Los Angeles, CA. She was employed by Conoco prior to moving to Tulsa, OK in 1973. Mrs. Overfield served as President of the Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Oklahoma from 1986 until 1989. She was the recipient in 1990 of the Outstanding Episcopal Church Woman of the Year Award. She was a member of St. Patrick's Episcopal Church of Broken Arrow. She had been President of the Episcopal Church Council and President of the Tulsa Ostomy Association. Surviving are her husband, Gerald H. Overfield of the Tulsa home; 2 sons, Charles E. Stead and his wife, Cindy, Chandler, AZ and George K. Stead and his wife, Pam, Wichita, KS; 6 grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Lena P. Galanis, Bartlesville; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Eva Erickson of Tulsa; 1 brother, George K. Galanis, Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, Bartlesville; 1 sister, Mrs. Elenia (Galanis) Campbell and her husband, Gene L. Campbell of Tulsa, OK; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the charity of your choice. Cremation Society of Oklahoma.
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Note: Interred May 2002
Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Columbarium
Plot: Space # 117
Created by: Richard Moberly
Record added: Oct 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30306560