Class of 1917

1916 PeromaGrace Sparrow
Grace Sparrow

Captain Basketball; Basketball 13-14, 15-16; Tannhauser Club; Philomathean Society; Websterian Club.

“The goal is my aim.”

Grace (Sparrow) Coyle

May 10, 1897 – October 6, 1987

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Poteet Funeral chapel at Pawnee for Viola Grace Coyle, 90, who died Tuesday at her home in Pawnee. Rev. Don Hull will officiate. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery at Perry.

The daughter of William and Lulu (Harris) Sparrow, she was born May 10, 1897, in Indian Territory, later Oklahoma. She and Edwin James Coyle Jr. were married Nov. 15, 1918, in Purcell. Her husband preceded her in death Feb. 29, 1972.

Mrs. Coyle moved to Pawnee County in 1918 and had lived in the Pawnee area since. She was a member of the United Methodist church of Pawnee.

Survivors include two sons, Edwin James Coyle III, Oklahoma City, and Gayle Coyle, Hobbs, N.M.; three daughters, Laree Sunderman, Sunnyvale, Calif., Doris Teagarten, Pawnee, and Marge Schwab, Stillwater; two grandsons who made their home with Mrs. Coyle, Rickter James Coyle, Fayetteville, N.C., and Mark Coyle, Yale; 10 other grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Coyle was a sister-in-law of Beulah Coyle and Pearl Vivian of Perry.