Carole Lavonne Dean, 88, a long-time resident of Hominy, OK and currently of Cleveland, Ok, passed from this life on February 12, 2022 at Hillcrest South Hospital in Tulsa, Ok. Carole was born July 16, 1933 in Hominy, Ok, the daughter of Vilious and Blanche (Redeker) Peters. She was a 1951 graduate of Hominy High School.
On February 27, 1954 she was united in marriage to James (Jimmy) Roy Dean. To this union, eight children were born. Jimmy and Carole made Hominy home to raise their children. Carole became a devoted homemaker and proud mother who cherished her times with her children and grandchildren.
Carole was a long-time servant of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, disciplined in her bible studies, service work, and witnessing to others. She was a beautiful, kind, and loving soul to those who she became acquainted and received great joy in helping others as so many had done for her. She lived a very simple but enriched life through her family, friendships, and commitment to her faith.
Carole was preceded in death by her husband in 1973, her beloved daughter Sherri Lynn (Heck) of Joplin, Mo., her parents, and brother Glenn Peters of Hominy, Ok. She leaves behind 3 daughters: Ginger and husband Bill Bethea of Tulsa, OK; Karen West of DeQueen, AR, and Dana Dean of Cleveland Ok; and 4 sons, David Dean of Mannford, OK; Michael and wife Connie Dean of Ft. Gibson, OK; Don and wife Bonnie Dean of Spring, TX; and Pat and wife Mary Dean of Skiatook, OK; a brother LuDon Peters of Cleveland, OK; 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and many loved nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled at Powell’s Funeral Home in Hominy, OK; Wednesday, February 16, 10:00am – 5:00pm; Thursday, February 17, 10:00am – 5:00pm and Friday, February 18, 10:00am until 12:00 noon. A virtual Memorial Service will be held via Zoom Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 2 pm. For anyone who wishes to attend, please call (918) 358-3295 for log on information.
A celebration of her life is being planned in the spring /summer with family and friends.