Joe Clell Steely

Joe Clell Steely

Birth
Siluria, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
Death 8 Sep 2008 (aged 83)
Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 29706428 · View Source
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Joe C. Steely, 83, passed away Monday, September 8, 2008, in Norman. He was born August 31, 1925 to Grady and Ora Steely in Siluria, Alabama. He lived many years in Oklahoma City, graduating from Central High School. He was a Sooner fan, having attended the University of Oklahoma and graduating with a degree in accounting. He married Kathryn Copple in 1950. After graduating, he attended Oklahoma City University law school and obtained his JD. He worked over 25 years in the oil and gas business for H.F. Sears and later for Grace Petroleum until retiring. Joe enjoyed playing golf, watching OU sports and being with his family. He delivered Meals on Wheels for many years in Norman and was a member of McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church. Joe also served in the U.S. Navy and the Naval Reserves for over 20 years, reaching the rank of Lt. Commander. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Steely, of the home; son, David Steely and wife Patti of Katy, Texas; daughter, Ann McGehee and husband Kevin of Norman; daughter, Kathy Jo Steely of Talala, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Adrian Steely, Graham Steely, Grady Herlacher, Kristin Doll and husband Tim Doll and Madylan, Madison and Kendon McGehee. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, September 11, 2008 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, Okla. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer's Association. Submitted by family
Published in The Norman Transcript on 9/10/2008


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  • Originally Created by: Connie
  • Added: 9 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29706428
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Clell Steely (31 Aug 1925–8 Sep 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29706428, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by jjl2 (contributor 47483670) .