Mary Lou Nobles passed from this life September 26, 2020. She was born October 24, 1935 in Wilburton, OK to Howard and Vetress Price (Body). Mary spent her early childhood in Wilburton. Her family traveled during harvest to work fields between California and Oklahoma, and followed the harvest up to Washington. They did this from the 30’s to the late 40’s, two families traveling cross-country in a Model T.
Mary graduated from Wilburton High School and eventually moved to Oklahoma City with a friend. She worked at Anthony’s retail in the early 50’s. She married the love of her life, Roger Nobles, on May 4, 1955. They were blessed with their first child, Thomas, on May 16, 1956. They were soon blessed with another child, Deborah, on May 13, 1957. During this time, Mary stayed at home raising her children and taking care of her family. On March 28, 1960, they welcomed their third and final child, Cynthia.
Mary worked at various retail stores over the years, including Spartan Atlantic through the 60’s, and ultimately retired from Sheplers Western Wear after 33 years of service as a Loss Prevention Manager.
She was preceded in passing by her parents, Howard and Vetress Price; loving husband, Roger Nobles; brothers, Norman and Gorman Price; and nephews, Dustin and Randy Price.
Those left to continue her legacy include her son, Thomas Nobles; daughters, Deborah French and Cynthia Henrikson; sister, Sue Lucas and Wayne; grandchildren, Todd French, Kelsey Bethune and Shannon, Michelle Fleury and Josh, Kim Heard and Dennis, and Austin Ellis; great-grandchildren, Euriel French, Garrett French, Bar Bethune, Sloan Bethune, Jesus Reuscher, Abbie Heard, Nathan Heard, Amber Heard, Katie Heard, Waylon Ellis, Maverick Ellis, and Micaila Ellis.
Visitation for Mary is 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday, October 2, 2020 at Resthaven Funeral Home. Services are 10:00am, Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Chapel at Resthaven. Interment will follow in Wilburton, OK. After the graveside service, family and friends are invited to Robbers Cave State Park Shelter House #1 for light refreshments.
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