Jean Provence, age 77 of Idabel, OK passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Idabel. She was born on August 28, 1943 in Garvin, OK, the daughter of Lester J Magar and Fannie Lou Woods Magar. Jean was a 1961 graduate of Idabel Gray High School.
Jean owned and operated Provence Lime and Fertilizer for over 45 years. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and gardening. Jean was a longtime member of the Bypass Church of Christ and was a lifetime resident of the Idabel area.
Jean was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved her family dearly and cherished the time she spent with them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Provence in 2001; a sister, Norma Smith; and her brother, James “LV” Magar.
Jean is survived by her son, Bryan Provence and Kristie Gauntt of Chickasha, OK; daughter, Angie Little and Daniel of North Richland Hills, TX ; grandchildren, Jace Gauntt, Colton Gauntt, Mattie Navarro-Provence, Brayden Provence, Alex Pikes and Tre, Amelia Little and Dustin Little; a great-grandson, Creed Pikes; a sister, Johnnie Gallatin of Edmond, OK; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Denison Cemetery with Wayne Warren officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the funeral home.
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