|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1912|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2004|
She was the daughter of Sterling M. and Winnie Pearl Key Tarpley.
She died at the Garden Valley Retirement Village.
She graduated from Anadarko, Oklahoma High School in 1930 and from the Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha, Oklahoma in 1934. She taught school in Anadarko for 31 years.
In 1965 she moved to Garden City and taught school for 11 more years before retiring in 1976.
Miss Tarpley was a member of the Methodist faith, AARP, the Kansas Retired Teachers and Community Concert Associations, and Friends of the Zoo.
Survivors included two brothers, Raymond Tarpley of Colorado Springs, CO and Sterling Tarpley of Golden, CO; one sister, Addie Lee Colclasure of Rogers, AR, and several nephews and nieces.
Services were held on January 4 at the Price and Sons Funeral Home in Garden City with the Rev. Robert Cousins officating.
Services were also held on January 5 at the Smith-Hackney Funeral Home in Anadarko with the Rev. Chuch Gilbert officiating.
Memorials were made for the Tarpley Scholarship Fund at Anadarko High School.
Sterling M. Tarpley (1888 - 1961)
Winnie Pearl Key Tarpley (1891 - 1980)
Memory Lane Cemetery
Created by: N. Dale Talkington
Record added: May 03, 2011
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