Obituary for Rowena Ingraham
Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes
Rowena Fern Ingraham was born October 5, 1933 in Blanchard, Oklahoma to Clyde Jones and Mary (Ramsey) Jones. She left this earth at 84 years of age. Rowena graduated high school in 1951 at Bridgecreek, Oklahoma. She never forgot her roots. She always remembered the families in that community. She retired from AT&T in Oklahoma City, where she worked for over 30 years. She met Virgil Ingraham at AT&T and they married January 20, 1996. Rowena and Virgil were founding members of the Centennial Rodeo Opry. They led very active lives. They held season tickets to the Jewel Box Performances, and other theatrical plays. They were avid “Thunder” fans. They made time for their grandchildren’s activities and were always available whenever someone needed them.
Rowena was preceded in death by her:
Parents, Clyde and Mary Jones;
Daughter, Debra Diane Cummings;
Grandson, Joshua Brandon Shatwell;
Brother, Harry Dwaine Jones.
Rowena is survived by her:
Daughter, Gayla Renee Cullison Willis and her husband, Tom Willis;
Grandson, Tommy Dwaine;
Granddaughters: Kaitlyn and Kyleigh Willis
Great grandchildren: Jay and Jenna;
Brother, Kenneth Jones and his wife, Avalon Jones;
Avery special Nephew, Jeffrey Dwaine Jones and his mother, Jennifer Kniss;
Numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.