FAIRVIEW, Okla. — Celebration of Life for Miss Margaret Elizabeth Coulter, 92, of Fairview will be 10:00 am, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Liberty Baptist Church in Morris, Oklahoma. The Reverend Ronnie Hopkins will officiate. Arrangements are by Fairview Funeral Home, Inc.
Miss Coulter was born January 18, 1925 in Arkansas to W.T. and Julia M. (Kilburn) Coulter and passed away peacefully on March 24, 2017 in Enid, Oklahoma at the age of 92.
Miss Coulter grew up in the Eakly area and graduating from Eakly High School. While in school Margaret was active in basketball. She graduated from high school during WWII and went to work at an airplane plant in Oklahoma City to support the war effort and save money to continue her education and she did so. After the war ended, Miss Coulter continued her education at Southwestern College in Weatherford, Oklahoma and continued to play basketball. She graduated from Southwestern with her Bachelor’s Degree in education.
Miss Margaret still loving basketball played with the All-American Red Head professional basketball team for a short while. She then needing to help support her family started her teaching career. Miss Coulter taught English and coached basketball for many years in Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado touching the lives of many children and some are still friends to this day.
After retiring from teaching, she became a medical transcriptionist for Alamosa and Monte Vista, Colorado hospital clinics. She was injured on the job and subsequently was unable to continue working. Miss Margaret was a loving person that touched many lives and will be truly missed by all who knew her.
Miss Coulter was preceded in death by her parents and both brothers, Lloyd C. and Chester E. Coulter and sister-in-law Jean Coulter and her Life Long Friends Marvin and Myra Leist.
Miss Coulter is survived by her Life Long Friends M.C. Leist and his family and Barbara (Leist) Freed and her family.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the St Jude’s Children Hospital with Fairview Funeral Home acting as custodians.
Condolences may be made online at www.fairviewfuneralhomeinc.com.