Carolyn Diane Creecy, “CC,” 58, of Bethany, OK went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 after a courageous battle with a long illness.
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Carolyn was born on May 9th, 1961 in Ponca City, OK to Kenneth & Temperance (Arnold) Peace. Temperance was later married to Roger Creecy, & together, they raised their beautiful daughter. Carolyn completed the majority of her secondary education in Guthrie, OK. She graduated from Frederick High School in Frederick, OK in 1979 & went on to attend Oklahoma State University. She was employed by Career Systems Development Corporation where she was chosen to receive The Above & Beyond Award for Outstanding Performance in December 2018.
Carolyn was known for her daring sense of humor. She was a champion of women. She loved music & art. She had the ability to lift others up by saying things like, “Soar like a hawk, friend. Don’t be like all the chickens in the world.” She was the life of every family get together, thoughtful & caring in gift giving, & determined to put her family before any need of her own. She loved her family deeply & completely & will be deeply & completely missed by them.
Carolyn was preceded in death by Kenneth Peace, grandmother (Mimi) Maryann Newland Arnold, grandparents Bert and Mary (Culver) Peace, & beloved cousins Curtis Hewes and Lisbeth Lemert. She leaves behind her parents, Roger & Temperance Ellen Creecy, brother & sister-in-law, David & Janelle Creecy, sister Jennifer Creecy, aunt Carol Mattoon, uncle & aunt Abner & Ann (Arnold) Lemert, nephews Joshua McSperritt & Colby Peters, & cousins Leslie Lemert, Todd Matoon, his wife Shonda & their son Parker, & Karen Hewes along with many loving friends & coworkers. She also leaves behind her beloved dogs, Mosby & Newland, who will be cared for by her family.
A memorial service for Carolyn will be held on June 8th at 1pm at Emmaus Baptist Church 16001 S Western Ave, OKC, OK 73170 with a gathering for friends & family in the fellowship hall immediately after the memorial services. In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Curbside Chronicles of the Homeless Alliance or to the Lupus Foundation. Visit www.vondelsmithmortuary.com to share a memory with the family