Helen Gambrell

March 28, 1923 - June 19, 2019
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Helen Margaret (Corcorran) Gambrell was born March 28, 1923 at Burns Flat, Oklahoma, to Daniel and Cloy (Pringle) Corcorran. She met her heavenly father on June 19, 2019. Helen passed away at Corn Heritage Village Nursing Home in Corn, Oklahoma with her children by her side.
Helen married George (Doc) Gambrell on November 25, 1939, and was blessed with 6 wonderful children, 3 sons and 3 daughters: Leonard, Reba, Geary, Larry, Margaret, and Sharon.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband George (Doc), her parents Daniel and Cloy Corcorran, sister Ola Dean Schmidt and brother-in-law Lavern Schmidt, brother Billy Corcorran, and grandson Brian Gambrell.

Helen is survived by her 6 children and their spouses:
Leonard & Lori Gambrell of Las Cruses, New Mexico,
Reba & Gene Schmidt of Cordell, Oklahoma,
Geary Gambrell and friend Jerri of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
Larry & Leona Gambrell of Kingfisher, Oklahoma,
Margaret & Allen Demel of Elk City, Oklahoma,
Sharon and the late Joe Spradlin of Cordell, Oklahoma,
15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, and 1 great-great-great grandchild,
1 brother: Leland Corcorran and wife Jeanette of Hobart, Oklahoma,
sisters-in-law: Wilma Reeves of Dill City, Oklahoma,
Dorothy Godsoe of Connecticut,
and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Helen's memory to North Burns Cemetery in Burns Flat, Oklahoma or to Corn Heritage Village in Corn, Oklahoma.

Funeral: 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2019
First Baptist Church, Sentinel, OK
Interment: North Burns Cemetery

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Sentinel, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Date: June 22, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: June 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: June 24, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Date: June 24, 2019

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Margaret and Allen Demel
Elk City, OK
Mother we miss you so much already. You were so sweet and beautiful. We find peace knowing that you are not struggling and suffering anymore. We love you so very much.  Margaret and Allen
Sharon Spradlin and grandkids
Cordell, OK
Mother you will be missed so very much.  I couldn’t have asked for a better mom.  I love you so very much.  Your grandkids will miss their grandma.  The newest granddaughter will never meet you until heaven.  We all will have a guardian angel looking over us.  Until we meet again.
Marvin n Phyllis Demel
Kanopolis, KS
Donns Bernal
Mangum, OK
Margaret so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom She was a very sweet lady You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
Geary Gambrell
Oklahoma City, OK
Love you mom
Cheyenne Fox
Cordell, OK
Helen, you were always the light of the dining hall! for the short period of time i knew you, you never disappointed! the dining hall feels empty without you! but you’re in a much better place with all the people you know and love with you! don’t have too much fun up there with God, and make sure he gets your plenty of glasses of water!
Martha Wells
Hobart, OK
Mr. Gambrell,
I am so sorry about your mother.  What a blessing to have had her in your life favor so long. 
I tried to send you a card, but I just got it back because I had the wrong address. 

I am thinking about you and your family.

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