Lisa Carnell, 61, of Macomb, passed from this life Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Lisa Carnell, 61, of Macomb, passed from this life Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 28, 1956, to James and Edwin (Ballard) Richardson in Madill.

Lisa was raised in Midland, Texas, where she attended elementary school and graduated from high school. Lisa lived in McAlester before moving to Macomb where she has resided for the past three years.

She married Michael Scott Carnell on March 4, 2014, in Shawnee.

Lisa worked as the hotel manager at the La Quinta Inn in McAlester for many years.

Lisa was a devout Christian woman. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, sewing, art coloring, writing children’s books and spending time with her family. Lisa was a devoted mother of two sons and grandmother of 16 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, James R. Richardson.

Those left to cherish her memories are her loving husband, Michael Carnell of the home; two sons, J.R. and Shayla Wilkes of Durant and Garrett Wilkes of Athens, Texas; 16 grandchildren; her mother, Edwin Witcher of McAlester; two brothers, Jimmy Richardson and Carl Richardson, both of McAlester; sister, Debbie Flowers of Stonewall; step-daughter, Brandi Lynn and Steven Crisp of Stroud; two step-sons, Christopher Carnell of Alaska and Justin Carnell of Korea; and other loving extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, and continue through service time.

Service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Larry Sparks, Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church in Bethel Acres, officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.