Cherry Blossoms

Ann Shirley (Parsons) Trickey

September 7, 1940 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 81)


Ann Shirley Trickey, age 81, of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Services will be held Friday, April 15, 2022, at 10:30 AM, at Verdigris First Baptist in Verdigris, OK with Pastor Roger Plemmons officiating.

Ann was born September 7, 1940, in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Warren and Ada Parsons. Ben Trickey was the love of her live; they were married for 34 years.

Ann loved to sew and making towels for her friends. She loved living on the ranch and enjoyed being out in the sunshine. She also loved wildflowers and picking them from the side of the road. She loved decorating for the holidays, dressing up for Halloween and absolutely LOVED garage sales. Ann loved to bake and would bake for everyone. She was known to pull a few pranks on her sons-in-law. She did a tape ministry and would deliver them to shut-ins from her church. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ann is survived by her son Gary Scott and wife Margo; daughters Carol Richardson and husband Paul, and Tania VanRiper and husband Darrin; son-in law Joe Shulanberger and wife Shelly; sisters Ella Scott and husband Bud, Deanna Davis and Dianna Mahnesmith; grandchildren Kara Favors and husband Ryan, Jordan Scott and wife Courtney, Kelci Hazlewood, Emily VanRiper and fiancé Cory Hext, Sam VanRiper, John Richardson and fiancé Emily Sheets, Josie Hollister and husband Trent, Jenna Shulanberger and fiancé Austin Miller, Seth Shulanberger; honorary grandsons Caleb Rohr and Ben Olson; great-granchildren Joshua Favors, Julianna Favors, Cristen Favors, Sadie Scott, Addie Scott and Tate Miller; numerous nieces and nephews; and her two fur babies Jon Boy and Abby.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents Warren I. Parsons and Ada M. Parsons; her husband Benjamin “Ben” Trickey; sisters JoAnn Chenoweth and Belva Killeen; and daughter Janet Schulanberger.

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April 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

Celebration of Life
April 15, 2022

10:30 AM
Verdigris First Baptist Church
25505 S. 4110 Road
Verdigris, OK 74019

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