Harriet Maxine (Taylor) Ewy

Class of 1948

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Y-Teens 46-47; D.E. 47-48.

Harriet Maxine (Taylor) Ewy

September 11, 1928 – May 18, 2015

Ewy, Harriet M., 86, homemaker, died May 18. Graveside services 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Resthaven Memory Gardens (Vondel L. Smith & Son South, Oklahoma City).

A life well lived with grace, generosity & love is a tribute to The Lord & to the world. Harriet Maxine Ewy was a Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend & homemaker.

Harriet, 86, went to be with the Lord on May 18, 2015. She was born September 11, 1928, in Sacramento, CA to Harry & Mae Taylor. She graduated from Perry High School in 1948. Harriet then married L.D. Ewy & they shared 41 years together raising their three children.

Harriet enjoyed cooking, traveling, gardening & shopping. Anywhere there was a bargain, Harriet could be found shopping. She also loved her old western movies. In her spare time, she was very active in the Senior Nutrition Center, as she called it “the Site.”

Harriet loved her family deeply. She was accepting, caring & always had an ear for anyone who needed to talk. She was quick to listen & quick to give you a hug. The world has truly lost a gentle soul. She will forever be missed.

Harriet is preceded in death by her parents; husband, L.D. Ewy & grandson Jered W. Ewy.

She is survived by her son, John Ewy & wife Ann; daughter, Carol Smith & husband Tom. Harriet is also survived by her six grandchildren, Penny Clark & husband Rob, also known as “Ron,” Dustin Smith & wife Louise, Kelly Smith, Jeff Holland & wife Amy, Jason Holland & Michelle Davis. Harriet also has ten great grandchildren & numerous other family members & friends whom she loved & who will miss her greatly.

The family would also like to thank the many caregivers Harriet had over the years. The family would also like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Visiting Angels, Tina Beene, Teri Arquilla & Jenny Jackson. Your love & dedication helped her in so many ways.

Graveside services to celebrate her life will be 2:30pm, Thurs., May 21, 2015, at Resthaven Memory Gardens, 500 S.W. 104th St.