Jan Leatherman
January 26, 1945  -  May 14, 2018

Jan Leatherman

Public Visitation
Grace Memorial Chapel
2016 N. 14th
Ponca City, OK  74601
Friday, May 25, 2018
3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Funeral Service
First United Methodist Church Newkirk
Newkirk, OK
Saturday, May 26, 2018
10 a.m.

Newkirk City Cemetery
N. Hwy 77
Newkirk, OK  74647
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Porta Caeli House
2440 N. Harvard Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74115
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Jan Suzanne Leatherman of Kildare, Oklahoma was born on January 26, 1945. She was baptized and worshiped at the Kildare Methodist church during her childhood. Her father was James Robert Leatherman (deceased) and mother is Mary Ruth Speck-Leatherman of Bartlesville. Jan grew up on the family farm South of Newkirk, Oklahoma near both paternal, True & Anna (Christensen) Leatherman, & maternal, John & Hettie (Treadwell) Speck, grandparents. She attended Kildare school through 8th grade, graduated from Ponca City High School, and attended Oklahoma State University. Jan was employed by Owens & Illinois Canning Company for over 10 years, Humpy Dumpty grocery, Jack Bowker Ford, and Wal-Mart for several years. Jan also enjoyed going to the Horse races, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren, shopping for Antiques, Jan loved caring and sharing, which included fostering children. She had an unforgettable smile and unique wit that will be greatly missed by many.
Jan has 2 sons Mark W. Cook of Kildare, OK and Rep. David L. Cook and wife Diana of Globe, AZ, 5 grandchildren; Blake Cook of Ponca City, Angela Cook of Stillwater, Justin Cook of Ponca City, David L. Cook, Jr. and Maria Cook of Globe, AZ. Jan has 2 living sisters Christi Leatherman, husband John of Grapevine, TX and Tammy Stewart and husband Mike of Bartlesville. Jan has many nieces & nephews who loved her dearly as well. Her older brother Jon Robert Leatherman and her loving father preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 in the First United Methodist Church of Newkirk, OK with Pastor Dennis Wildman officiating. Interment will follow in the Newkirk cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends and relatives from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Arrangements are under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City.
Online guest registry is available at www.gracememorialchapel.net

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Porta Caeli House, 2440 N. Harvard Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74115 Online site: portacaelihouse.org\donate\


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  1. Tonya Daniel-Johnston
    Stillwater, OK

    So sad for your loss! Keeping the family in my prayers.

  2. Gloria Horinek
    Newkirk, OK

    I am praying for you and your family to be comforted. Jan was an amazing and beautiful lady.

  3. Amy Harris-Hill
    Southlake, TX

    RIP Auntie - You will forever be in our hearts. We are so very blessed to have had you as a major part of our lives.
    Love, Amy & Family XOXOXOXO

  4. Gene Hoepfinger
    Mission, TX

    Sad to hear of your loss.

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