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Carol Joanne Easterling

June 5, 1937 — March 4, 2024

Carol ‘Joanne’ Easterling, 86, passed away peacefully with family by her side Monday, March 4, 2024, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 11, 2024, in the Kincannon Memorial Chapel. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Joanne was born on June 5, 1937, in San Mateo, California to Leland Kilgore and Doris Reddick. She attended high school in Sacramento. She married J.W. Easterling on May 29, 1964, in Rapid City, South Dakota. They shared 39 years together before he passed away in 2004. Joanne enjoyed being able to live in many different states, and the Philippines as a military wife. She always took charge of making her homes home. They relocated to the Olustee, Oklahoma area and raised their children, Carol, James and Dennis. Joanne was a member of the Prairie Hill Baptist Church. She was an avid quilter, and enjoyed bowling, sewing and traveling.


She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W.; mother and stepfather, Doris Tigerson and Richard; and father, Leland Kilgore. Those left to honor Joanne’s memory are her children, Carol Lee Hultz and husband, Victor of Boggard, Missouri, James M. Geigle and wife, Carole of Altus, Oklahoma, and Dennis Roy Easterling and wife, Mary Sue of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.


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Celebration of Life

Monday, March 11, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Kincannon Funeral Home

3020 N Main St, Altus, OK 73521


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