Lois Reva Victor of Miami died Monday, June 11, 2007, at St. Francis Select Specialty Hospital in Tulsa. She was 90.
Mrs. Victor was born Oct. 6, 1916, in Fredonia, Kan., to Everett and Rosa (Pepper) McVey. She graduated from Fredonia High School with the class of 1933. In 1946, she moved to Miami with her family.
She was a member of the First Christian Church and was involved in the Women’s Missionary Group, the Christian Student Fellowship, the Shepherdess Program and a member of the Comrade Sunday School class (now the Fellowship Class). She was also a member of the B.F. Goodrich Retirees Club. She worked as a clerk at the Army Navy Store where she won the chamber of commerce award for the friendliest employee of the month.
She married Chester Victor on April 21, 1935, in Independence, Kan. He preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and one sister.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Janice Nelson of Tulsa; one son, Charles Mack Victor of Sarasota, Fla.; one grandson, William Charles Nelson and his wife Melanie of Tulsa; two great-grandchildren, Ryan Nelson and Emily Nelson both of Tulsa, and five stepgrandchildren, Tammy Watson of Richmond, Texas, DeDe Crews of Anahuac, Texas, Tess Garza of Pearland, Texas, David Watson of Tulsa and Brad Watson of Alvin, Texas.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the First Christian Church in Miami with ministers Leon Weece and Gary Reed officiating.
Burial will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami.
Pallbearers will be Marvin Warren, Robert Wright, Kyle Highsmith, Bruce Rhodes, Bob Evans and Lonnie Portenier. Honorary pallbearers will be Lanson Barton and Ken Blalock.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home in Miami.