Ethel Faye Ketchum, 83

Born Saturday, February 1, 1936

Died Monday, November 4, 2019

Ethel Faye Ketchum, 83, of McAlester, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on Monday November 4, 2019. She was born on February 1, 1936 to Bill & Eva Hance in Buckeye, AZ.
On July 25, 1953, she married Harold Dean Ketchum. She was a housewife all her life and enjoyed spending time with her family and sewing.
She is survived by her husband, Harold Dean Ketchum; daughter, Deborah Pierce of McAlester; son, Harold and Tammy Ketchum of Tannehill; daughter, Sheila and Tracy Creekmore of McAlester; son, Ricky Ketchum of McAlester; and daughter-in-law, Stephanie Ketchum of McAlester; and numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; and a great-great granddaughter; siblings, Carl and Ruth Hance, Paul and Earlene Hance, Shirley Brown; and sister-in-law, Lavonia Hance.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Eugene Hance, Ralph Hance and Raymond Hance; son-in-law, Jr Pierce; son, James Lee Ketchum; daughter, Brenda Sue Ketchum; 5 grandsons, Homer Pierce, Derrick Ketchum, Spur Ketchum and Tahj Ketchum, and Kyler Middleton; and brother-in-law, Bobby Brown
A luncheon will be served on November 16, 2019 at noon at North Mt. Homa Church, Ulan, OK.
A family conducted memorial service will follow at 2 pm, Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Ulan Cemetery, Ulan, OK will Ricky Kerns officiating.
Cremation services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at

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