Christeen Price was born July 4, 1923 in Delhart, OK to David Crockett and Zena (Chisum) Seal. She passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 96. Christeen attended the Hopewell Country School. She married Bithel Lewis Price on May 26, 1940 in El Reno, OK. Christeen and Bithel made their home in the Sickles community and welcomed their firstborn son, Quinten. The family of three soon moved to California where Christeen was a stay at home mother and Bithel worked in the shipyard. It was during their time in California the twins, Donna and Conna were born. After Bithel enlisted in the US Army and was deployed, Christeen and the three children moved back to Oklahoma to be close to their families. After three years of service to his country, Bithel was reunited with his family in Oklahoma after being discharged. The family moved to the Cogar area, and soon after welcomed Karla to the family. The now family of 6 moved to Wichita, KS and later to Alamosa, CO where Bithel worked for his cousin at Price Oil Company. Christeen and Bithel moved back to the farm in Sickles, OK in 1978. During this time Christeen worked at Lookeba-Sickles Elementary School as a teacher’s aid for 10 years. After retirement the couple made their home in Hinton. Christeen loved to work with her hands crocheting, quilting, doing ceramics, and sewing. She also loved to tend to her flowers. She loved baking and came home every year with blue ribbons from her entries of hot rolls and banana bread at the Hinton Free Fair. Christeen was famous for always riding the Ferris Wheel at the Hinton Free Fair every year; everyone always asked her about it and she really loved looking out over God’s creation is what she always said. Christeen loved gifting her baked goods to family members as well. She will be greatly missed at family gatherings. Christeen loved the Lord and lived her life for Him. She was a member of the Hinton Church of Christ and loved her fellow Christians to the fullest.
Survivors include; 3 daughters, Donna Harris and her husband Jim of Wichita, KS, Conna Smith and her husband Roy of Denver, CO, and Karla Sandoval and her husband Richard of Weatherford, OK, daughter in law, Marilyn of Phoenix, AZ, 10 grandchildren, Ronda Sudar and her husband Randy of Denver, CO, Roy D. Smith and his wife Margo of Denver, CO, Lenny Price of Wichita, KS, Tim Price of Wichita, KS, Lori Flowers and husband Norman of Wichita, KS, Jimmy Harris of Wichita, KS, Tamra May and her husband Keith of Marlo, OK and Krista Stark and her husband Steven of Weatherford, OK, 21 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Leona Price of Hinton, OK and Zelda Townsend of Odessa, TX, aunt, Ruth Cotton of Norman, OK as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Christeen was preceded in death by her parents David and Zena Seal, husband, Bithel Price, 3 siblings, Modell Hitt, Decema Shaw, and Charley Seal, one son, Bithel Quinten Price, and 2 grandsons, Larry Dean Harris and Rick Sandoval.
Please make donations in Christeen’s memory to Westview Boys Ranch, PO Box 553, Hollis, OK, 73550
Viewing will be from 9 AM- 9 PM Friday & Saturday, 1 PM-9 PM Sunday; Family will receive friends and family on Saturday from 6 PM -8 PM, 11-16-2019 at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home Chapel, Hinton, OK,
Services: Church of Christ, Monday, November 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM, Hinton, OK
Officiating: Mr. James Cudd and Mr. Richard Sandoval
Burial: Sickles Cemetery, Lookeba, OK
Services under the direction of Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).
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