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Lola Vern (Potts) Kirkes

Born:06/06/1927 Died:01/16/2010 Maiden Name: Potts Honorific: n/a

Lola Vern (Potts) Kirkes was born on June 6, 1927, in Yanush to Eli and Rosie (Sturgeon) Potts. She passed away on Jan. 16, 2010, in Binger at the age of 82. Lola loved quilting, crocheting, sewing, working outside, and shopping. She lived at Swan Lake for 15 years. She was a member of the Swan Lake Baptist Church in Ft. Cobb.
Survivors include daughters Helen Lenz and husband Thomas of Parkville, Md., Juanita Angel and husband Ellis of Buffalo Valley, Judy Lightle and husband Bill of Hennessy.; sons Harold Kirkes and wife Janet of Atoka, Harvey Kirkes of Perkins, Jerry Kirkes and wife Vera of Hazel Dell, Eddy Kirkes and wife Gloria of Union City; brother, Melford Potts of Tulsa, 18 grandchildren, 32 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eli and Rosie Potts, husband Robert Kirkes, son Mark Kirkes, daughter Kathy Kirkes, sister Leola Anderson, and grandson Nick Kirkes.