Jerone Spicer, 89 of Asher, died Dec. 8

Jerone Spicer, age 89, of Asher, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Oklahoma City.

He was born Aug. 6, 1931, to George and Esther (Ogle) Spicer in St. Louis, Oklahoma.

Jerone was raised in St. Louis, Oklahoma and attended St. Louis Public Schools. He graduated with the class of 1950 from St. Louis High School. He was a lifelong resident of the St. Louis area.

Jerone married Christena “Kookie” Morrell on Feb. 15, 1951, in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 2, 2005.

He was the owner and operator of Spicer Productions.

Jerone loved ranching, tractors and going on trips with his wife, “Kookie.”

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; his daughter, Tena Houser; four brothers, Jim, Garland, Junior and Veldon Spicer; six sisters, Evelyn Butler, Pauline Ryan, Deloris Kowalski, Claudetta Cobb, Alice Martindale and Jean Watson.

Those left to cherish his memory are two daughters and three sons-in-law, Jimmee and Virgil Mangus of Wellston, Jan and Tom Harman of Tupelo, and son-in-law, Boyd Houser of Tishomingo; three sons, Jerone “Buck” Spicer of Macomb, Jeff and Connie Spicer of St. Louis, Oklahoma, and Toby and Brenda Spicer of Noble; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Linda and Leon Steffes of Bridge Creek, Oklahoma, and Patsy Strayhorn of Bowlegs, Oklahoma; one sister-in-law, Sharon Spicer of St. Louis, Oklahoma; one brother-in-law, Tony Kowalski of Roscommon, Michigan; and many other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be 1 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13, and continue through service time.

Service will be 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 14, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Erick Henson, Tecumseh Highland Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Louis, Oklahoma, under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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Posted online on December 11, 2020