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 Ola Gleane <I>Gourley</I> Channel

Ola Gleane Gourley Channel

Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Death 3 Sep 2003 (aged 77)
Missouri, USA
Burial Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 27761629 · View Source
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Ola Gleane 'Gleane' Gourley Channel Killion
18 January 1926 ~ 03 September 2003

JOPLIN, Mo. Ola Gleane Channel Killion, age 77, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003 at a hospital in Joplin, MO following a brief illness.

Gleane was born Jan. 18, 1926 in the Badger Community, north of Galena, Kan. Her parents were George Ira and Pauline Eva (Ledford) Gourley.

At the time of her death she was a resident of Joplin, where she had moved from Galena in 1998.

She was employed at St. Johns Regional Medical Center, Joplin as a dietician and cook for 37 years, retiring in 1999.

She attended the Spring Grove Apostolic Faith Church in Galena.

Gleane enjoyed traveling and was a member of TOPS in Joplin.

She was first married to Floyd Channel on May 22, 1941 at Galena. He died Feb. 12, 1989.

She later married Cleo Killion on Aug. 14, 1999 in Joplin. He died Jan. 23, 2001.

Surviving are two sons, Bobby (wife, Brigitte) Channel, Springfield, Mo., and Billy (wife, Karen) Channel, Joplin; one daughter, Peggy Jean (husband, John) Webb, Holiday Island, Ark.; one stepson, Tony (wife, Judy) Killion, Joplin; three brothers, Joe Gourley and Jack Gourley, both of Galena, and Keith Gourley, Baxter Springs, Kan.; three sisters, Mary Collins and Peggy Bellamy, both of Galena, and Virginia Theel, Bunnell, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

One brother, Roy Gourley, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena. Rev. Howard Whitely will officiate.

Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at the funeral home.

The family will be at the home of the son, Billy Channel, at 2708 Delaware, Joplin.

Joplin Globe; Had photo.
Friday, 2003-09-05


Ola G Killion

United States Social Security Death Index

Given Name: Ola
Middle Name: G
Surname: Killion

Birth Date: 18 January 1926
Event Date: 3 September 2003
Age: 77

Social Security Number: DELETED
State: Missouri
Last Place of Residence: Jasper, Missouri
Previous Residence Postal Code: 64804




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  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761629
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ola Gleane Gourley Channel (18 Jan 1926–3 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761629, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by JFI (contributor 47211966) .