Mary Evelyn (Jones) Kite was born in Cox City, OK Feb. 24th, 1940 to Albert and Bertha Jones. Mary went to school at Pikes Peak, OK. She married Jimmie Beaver in 1958. They had two children, Marlon Wayne and Mary Christine. On Oct. 1st,1983 she married Roy David Kite, bringing with him his two daughters Debbie and Cindy.
Mary worked at AT&T for 30 years, then her and Roy retired to Lake Eufaula in 1996. She enjoyed being at the lake entertaining her family, quilting group, friends and crafts. Sewing was her passion, but everyone knows she was the best cook. They returned to Piedmont, OK to be closer to their family in 2007.
After a wonderful day Friday with Roy, she went to her heavenly home Saturday January 23rd, 2021 after suffering a stroke.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son Marlon, brother Albert Eugene, brother-in-law J.W. Steppick, niece Michelle Poppa and step son-in-law Bobby Taylor.
She is survived by her husband Roy; daughter Christine and husband Steve Knecht; daughter-in-law Denise Beaver; two step daughters Debbie Taylor, Cindy Burkhalter and husband Russell; sister Jearldine Steppick; 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be Buchanan Funeral Service, Thursday 1 to 8 pm.
Services will be 1:00 pm Friday Jan 29, 2021 at Westside Christian Church, 10145 NW Expy, Yukon OK for family only. Due to COVID-19, friends can view live streaming at: wschristianchurch.org Burial to follow at Spring Creek Memorial Cemetery, OKC.
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