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MARY ARTHUR


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MARY ARTHUR Obituary
(Green) Arthur December 24, 1953 - May 10, 2018 YUKON Mary Ethel (Green) Arthur passed from this life on Thurs., May 10, 2018, at the age of 64. She was born on Christmas Eve, 1953, in San Antonio, TX, while her parents were stationed at Lackland Air Force Base. Her early years were spent in San Antonio, TX, Anchorage, AK and Fairfield, CA. Her parents, Jack Carney and Charlotte May (Snyder) Green brought their family back to Okla. City to be near the family home town, Hinton, OK, after her father's retirement from the Air Force in January, 1964. Mary graduated from Putnam City West High School, and attended college in California. Upon her return to OKC, she began working for Aetna Life Insurance, retired, and then worked for Lincare for 21 years until her death. In 1978, Mary and her family moved to Yukon, where she lived the remainder of her life. She is survived by her children: Christine Murray of Yukon, OK, Rob and Liz Arthur of Yukon, OK, Adam and Kylee Arthur of Broken Arrow, OK, and Destiny Arthur of Yukon, OK; grandchildren: Maryssa Fale, Megan and Kinley Arthur and Hudson and Evan Murray; aunts: Betty Fulton, of Edmond, OK and Ruth Ann Green of Panama City, FL; brothers: John Green of OKC, OK and Mike Green and Jeri of Kingston, OK; sister: Cathy Barta and Mike of Roseville, CA; as well as many cousins and friends too numerous to mention but not forgotten. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Charlotte Green; brother, Robert Green; nephews, Eric and Kevin Green; infant sister, Deborah; uncles, Donald Fulton, David Green, Dillard Tucker and George Snyder, and aunt, Helen Snyder, and her Man In the Moon, James Gilmore. Mary's most passionate interests always started with her children and grandchildren, and she took great pains to make sure that they knew they were cherished beyond words. She was the perfect example of one who loved unconditionally. She had a lifelong love of her many pets, and all animals. In whatever spare time she had, she enjoyed her home and pool, the many parties in the summer, working in the garden, getting her hands in the dirt whether to plant beautiful flowers or pull a good weed; and creating memorable holiday traditions and memories for friends and family. One of her favorite sayings "Do as I say, Not as I do?" In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations to the . A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sun., May 20, 2018, at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon, OK. Online condolences may be signed at: www.yandafuneral.com
Published in The Oklahoman on May 16, 2018
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