Elmyrta Bell Rackley

December 1, 1936 - June 27, 2020
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Elmyrta Bell Rackley, 83, of Mountain View, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with her family by her side on June 27th, 2020 at her home. She was born on December 1st, 1936 to Marvin and Melee (Elston) Cunningham at Harry and Maud Elston's house in Fay, Oklahoma. Elmyrta grew up and attended school in Rocky, graduating from Rocky High School in 1953. After high school she worked for First National Bank in Cordell, Oklahoma for many years. Elmyrta met and married Barton Rackley on September 7, 1974 in Cordell, Oklahoma at Rudy and Heidi Megets house. Elmyrta enjoyed staying at home, raising her children, Lyndall and Michelle. She loved baking cakes, especially her famous angel food cake. Elmyrta was a member of the First Baptist Church, she was also a member of the Twenty-First Century Club. Elmyrta will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include:
Children: Lyndall Rackley & wife Tamitha of Mountain View, OK
Michelle Crawford & husband Scott of Weatherford, OK
Grandchildren: Jared Ragan of Weatherford, OK
Jaidyn Rackley of Gotebo, OK
Dakota Royse of Cordell, OK
Brittany Rackley of Mountain View, OK
Brother: Ralph Cunningham & wife Audrey of Cordell, OK
Numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

Preceded in death by her Parents: Marvin and Melee Cunningham, Husband: Barton Rackley and Brother: Johnny Cunningham



Service Information

Visitation
Date: July 1, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Visitation
Date: July 2, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Funeral
Date: July 3, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Interment
Date: July 3, 2020
Time: 11:00 am

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Hope Alexander
Jenks, OK
Michelle,
So sorry for your loss-your mom always seemed so happy and fun.
Hope
Dan and Rosanna
Weatherford, OK
Michelle and Lyndall
Elmyrta was such a sweet kind woman...she will be greatly missed.
Our sincerest condolences.
Dan & Rosanna
Teresa Humphrey
Yukon, OK
Lyndall and Michelle, I am so sorry for you loss. I am the daughter of Clifford and Betty Elston. My dad Clifford was Malee Cunningham's nephew. My mother Betty was Marvin Cunningham's niece. As you can imagine, we were with Elmyrta a lot over the years. She made the most magnificent angel food cakes - from scratch. I will never forget her. Oh, and my husband Dean Humphrey grew up right across the street from Marvin and Malee, and Elmyrta. Her loss is another one of Heaven's gains. We will miss her very much. All my love to you all and your families.
Flora Geimausaddle
Gotebo, OK
Thoughts and prayers are with you and lyndall Michelle. Your mother was a beautiful person. So sorry for your loss.
Vickie Coon Epperson
Carnegie, OK
Elmyrta was a delight to visit with, I saw her often at the beautiful when she was coming to Carnegie to get her hair done... I knew her Rackley family for years... Yes, she will be greatly missed, such a kind and gentle person.. prayers for her family as they trust the Lord and lean on Him in the days ahead..
Jodi Davis Smith
Hobart, OK
I am so sorry to hear Elmyrta passed away.  Have known her since I was little and attended the same church.  She even made my wedding cake. She was a wonderful lady and she will be missed. Prayers to the family ????
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