Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019, at Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.
Mary Jane Dunkin of Chickasha passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chickasha at the age of 85. She was born June 3, 1933, in Star to Gus and Bernice (Winters) Crook.
Her childhood was spent in Oklahoma and California. Mary received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at Northeastern University in Tahlequah. She taught kindergarten and Special ED for 31 years.
She married Glen Timothy Dunkin on March 12, 1949.
Mary loved her family both near and far and shared many fond memories of their antics growing up during the years of the depression. She loved teaching and told about the funny serious school happenings. She wanted the best for others and strived to do her best to help them.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen, on Nov. 30, 2014; her parents and several brothers.
Mary is survived by her children, Carolyn Grass and her husband, Jackie, of Chickasha and Tim Dunkin and his wife, Janice, of Chickasha; grandchildren, Tess Brown, Scott Grass, Angi Phillips, Wade Dunkin and Hunter Dunkin; great-grandchildren, Sierra Grass, Rachel Cannon, John, Preston and Aspen Phillips, Brayden and Alexa Dunkin, Mary Alice and Ella Kate Dunkin; sister, Ella Brown; brother, Carl Crook and his wife, Ronda; and many other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be made to the family at sevierfuneralhome.com.