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Gloria Jean Lynch

April 13, 1946 — January 24, 2019

Gloria Jean Lynch

Memorial services for Gloria Jean (Harris) Lynch, 72, of Skiatook, were held Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Phillip Johnson and Philip Best officiated and burial was Matoaka Cemetery in Ochelata, OK. Honorary Casket bearers were Christopher Licavoli, Andrew Best, Sean Ready, Tim Best, Joseph Snyder and Philip Best.

Gloria was born April 13, 1946 in Tulsa, OK to George Allen Harris and Laverta Mell (Garcier) Bonine. She passed away January 24, 2019 in Skiatook, OK.

Gloria was a veteran of the United States Navy. She retired from Doenges Ford of Bartlesville. She was a loving wife and mother. She was a kind and loving person to everyone she came in to contact with. Gloria enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and traveling, and spending time with her dear friends and family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was quick-witted, and always made people laugh. She never judged, and always spoke the truth – whether you liked it or not. If you met her, then you will remember her for the loving and understanding person that she was. A wonderful, beautiful person that will be missed by many who cherish her so deeply. Gloria was an angel in her family’s eyes.

She is survived by her children, Deborah Best and husband Philip of Skiatook, and Christopher Licavoli of Tulsa; grandchildren, Jessica Snyder and husband, Sean Ready of Skiatook, Gary Bourland, Timothy Bourland, Matthew Bourland, Johnathon Bourland, David Licavoli, Devin Licavoli, Evesse Licavoli, Adie Licavoli, Ava Licavoli and Shy Licavoli; great-grandchildren, Seth Ready of Skiatook, Aiden Bourland, Brady Bourland, Even Bouraland, and Blake Bourland; brother, Gerald Smith and wife Mary of CA; sister, Janice Brown and husband, Jake of OR;  and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Lynch; son, Gary Bourland; brother, Marty Bonine; and parents, Wesley and Laverta Bonine.

Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

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