Sheila D. Moudy, 76 of Tecumseh, died Jan. 1

Sheila D. Moudy, 76, of Tecumseh, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Shawnee.

She was born Feb. 11, 1944, in Los Angeles, California, to Stanley and Nina (Hook) Cox.

Sheila was raised in California where she attended Catholic school.

Sheila married James E. Moudy on Feb. 11, 1984, in Tecumseh at the Highland Church of Christ. He preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2020.

While living in Checotah she worked at the Muskogee and Checotah Wal-Marts. She worked in the food service industry in her younger years as a waitress and school cook.

Sheila was a member of the Highland Church of Christ in Tecumseh, a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and served on the Election Board in Macintosh County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Moudy; parents, Stanley and Nina Cox; and two sons-in-law, Larry Thornton and Dewey M. Phillips.

Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters and one son-in-law, Pam and Steve Henderson of Bethel Acres and Dianne Thornton of Tecumseh; one son and one daughter-n-law, Barney and Sherry Moudy of Tecumseh; seven grandchildren, Justin Phillips, Maegan Phillips, Jessica Thornton, Kayla Moudy, Sean Thornton, Lisa Moudy and James “JR” Moudy; one great-granddaughter, Aubree Williams; and many loving friends and extended family.

The family has designated the Alzheimer’s Association, Oklahoma Chapter, 6601 Broadway Ext., Suite 120, Oklahoma City, OK 73116 as appropriate for memorials.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 8, at Cooper Funeral Home.

Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 9, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Erick Henson, Tecumseh Highland Church of Christ, officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at New Hope Cemetery in Meeker at a later date.

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Posted online on January 07, 2021