Funeral services for Kelly Sue Rukes were held Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in the Benson Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Martin Gossett officiating. Burial was in the Calumet Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.
Kelly died Nov. 26, 2018, at First Shamrock Care Center in Kingfisher. She was born Dec. 31, 1959, in El Reno. She was raised in Yukon and graduated from Yukon High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She also lived in Waco, Texas, but returned to Yukon in 2004. Kelly had many interests in life including needlework, photography, ceramics, gardening, singing and playing the piano.
Kelly is survived by her father and stepmother, Glenn Dean and Eileen Snyder of Yukon; sister and brother-in-law, Deana and Dan Bridgforth of the home in Yukon; stepbrother, Jim Doyle of Piedmont; stepsister, Jerri Wulff of Eufaula; nieces, Jeniece Bridgforth and Jennifer Bridgforth; and great-nephews, Gavin and Noah Turner.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Jeniece Bea (Williams) Snyder.