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Christi (Oliver) Wells

July 31, 1976 February 4, 2019
Christi (Oliver) Wells
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Christina “Christi” Ranelle (Oliver) Wells was born July 31, 1976 in Pryor, OK to John Lewis & Linda Inez (Fleming) Oliver. She departed this life on Monday, February 4, 2019, in Tulsa, OK at the age of 42 years, 6 months, & 4 days.

Growing up, Christi attended school in Wynonna through the 2nd grade & then in Fairland through the 5th grade. She then began attending Locust Grove Public Schools in the 6th grade, graduating high school as a Pirate in 1994. Christi played basketball throughout her school days & worked as a football team manager as well. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Rogers State University for some time. She grew up attending the First United Methodist Church in Locust Grove.

Christi obtained special permission to start her first job as a 12-year-old working at Ranch House Pizza in Locust Grove. She worked there for several years. As an adult, she worked as a loan officer for the Red Crown Credit Union & the Fraternal Order of Police Credit Union. She also was the Branch Manager of Arvest Bank in Pryor for some time. In 2008, her sicknesses set in eventually rendering her disabled & not able to work full-time again.

Christi enjoyed fishing, camping, & raising chocolate labs. She, above all, treasured spending time with her family. She loved each of them dearly, especially her sons. Christi cherished her many friendships she made over the years. She was always glad to see her close friends or catch up on time passed & reminisce with old friends. Christi will be remembered for always finding a way to smile, laugh, be cheerful & willing to help others. Her family, friends, classmates, & community will miss her dearly.

Christi is survived by: 3 sons: Barrett Hunter Wells, Ryan Chase Wells & Logan Oliver Wells, all of Locust Grove, OK; Her parents: John & Linda Oliver of Pryor, OK; 1 sister-in-law: Denice Oliver of Inola, OK; 3 nephews: Jacob Wade Oliver of Norman, OK; Colton Lee Oliver & Wyatt Austin Oliver, both of Inola, OK; 2 uncles: Don Oliver of Porter, OK & Robert Fleming of Locust Grove, OK; 1 aunt: Carol Fleming of Locust Grove, OK; 1 great aunt: Betty Hooker of Locust Grove, OK; Numerous cousins, other relatives, & a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by: her paternal grandparents: Stanley & Genevieve Oliver; her maternal parents: J.W. & Norma “Nan” Fleming; 3 uncles: Johnny Fleming, Kenneth Oliver, & Gene Oliver; & her brother, whom she loved very much, Shawn Oliver.

Memorial services were held 2:00 P.M., February 9, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. Pastor Kathy Morris and Shawn Bates officiated. Cremation services were entrusted to the Locust Grove Funeral Home.

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2:00 PM 2/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church - Locust Grove

703 North HWY 82
Locust Grove, Oklahoma 74352

First United Methodist Church - Locust Grove
703 North HWY 82 Locust Grove 74352 Oklahoma
United States

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