Mary Ella (Barnett) Coe passed from this life on July 2, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma surrounded by her loving family at the age of 90. She was born on September 5, 1928 in Tulsa and was the only and beloved child of D.N. and Maude Barnett. Mary Ella was raised in Tulsa and attended Central High School. She spent two years at Christian College in Columbia, MO, and finished her teaching degree at Oklahoma State University, where she was a member of Chi Omega. In 1950, she married the love of her life, Kenneth H. Coe; they were married for sixty-seven years. They were long-time members of First Presbyterian in Tulsa; Mary Ella taught Sunday school there for twenty years. Mary Ella gave generously of her talents throughout her life: teacher, mentor, seamstress, cook, baker, pianist, bowler, gardener, amazing and beloved wife, mother, daughter, and friend.
We know she is home now in God's eternal kingdom with her husband, Ken, and the family who has gone before her. She will be in our hearts and prayers forever. With love, Mom, from your children and their spouses: Carol (Coe) and John Lazar, Andy and Alice Coe; your grandchildren: Ruth (Josh), Victoria (Tom), John (Ali), Leslie (David), Paul, Natalie and Shaun; and great-grandchildren: Hayden, Jace, and Theo. Thank you, Mom, for your faith, grace, and love. A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM, Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, in the Kerr Chapel at First Presbyterian Church. Services entrusted to Stanleys.