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Kay Ann Deaton

April 28, 1940 ~ October 1, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Kay Ann Deaton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 1, 2022, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 82. She was surrounded by her family who absolutely adored her. Kay was born on April 28, 1940 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Finis and Mae Belle Hulse. Kay moved to Rattan, Oklahoma in 1950. She graduated Valedictorian of the senior class at Rattan High School in 1958. After graduating high school, Kay moved to Dallas, Texas where she attended Draughon’s Business School. Following business school, she moved back to Rattan and married the love of her life of 61 years on June 9, 1961. Kay was then employed by the State Department of Human Services. In 1973, she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kay was employed at Rattan School, establishing the first Kindergarten program. She later received her Master’s in School Counseling from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 1991, she also started the first school counseling program at Rattan School. She completed 30 years of service at Rattan School. She was also the first Rattan Town Treasurer and was on the first Rattan City Council. Kay was an active member of the Hugo First Baptist Church.
Kay is survived by her two beloved daughters, whom she loved dearly Julie Ann Hallows and husband Tony of Rattan, Oklahoma; Linda Kay Green and husband Paul of Boswell, Oklahoma; her grandkids who were perfect in her eyes, Grandson Brady Loyd Palmer and wife Michelle of Rattan, Oklahoma; Granddaughter Bree’Andra Putman and husband Britton of Wetumka, Oklahoma; Grandsons Sloan Green of Boswell, Oklahoma; Shane Green of Boswell, Oklahoma; Great Grand Children Bella, Swayzee, and Brittlee. One brother-in-law Wilbur Deaton of Rattan, Oklahoma and one sister-in-law Lavern Lindly of Rattan, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Kay was proceeded in death by her loving husband Loyd Deaton, she is now strolling the streets of heaven with her beloved husband; also proceeded in death include her parents Finis and Mae Belle Hulse; in laws Rufus and Emma (Wright) Deaton, brother-in-law Melvin Deaton, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Joe and Irma Sue Burkham, and sister-in-law Sherri Deaton.
Pallbearers will be Brady Loyd Palmer, Britton Putman, Sloan Green, Shane Green, Dakota Ragsdill, and Trey Woods.
Honorary Pallbearers include: Pete Smith, Larry Morgan, Kooney Duncan, Shane Nelson, Howard Boyett, Larry Boyett, Dillon Bodine, Chris Brown, Chris Gibbs, Harold Greer and Aaron Noel.

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October 4, 2022

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey
216 E Jackson
Hugo, OK

October 5, 2022

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church - Hugo
300 E. Jackson
Hugo, OK 74743

October 5, 2022

3:30 PM
Rattan Cemetery
Cemetery rd
Rattan, OK 74562


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