Stillwater News Press

April 5, 2014

JoAnn Mebane

Stillwater NewsPress

— JoAnn Mebane, 74, passed away April 4 in Stillwater.

Her services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, with burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens. B.J. Ritter will officiate. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

JoAnn was born April 5, 1939, to Jimmy Thomas Anderson and Ruby Ellen Anderson in Wetumka.

She graduated for Wetumka High School.

She married Jerry Mebane on June 18, 1961, in Stillwater. JoAnn loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and flowers and gardening.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jim Thomas Anderson and Ruby Ellen Young and her sister, Betty Lee Gann.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry D. Mebane of Stillwater; brothers, Jimmy Ray Anderson, Glenn Dale Anderson of Wetumka; son, Gary D. Mebane of Tulsa; daughter, Carrie A. Mecklenburg and her husband, Craig Holdeman, of Independence, Mo.; granddaughters, Lacey Lee and her husband, Michael Lee of Stillwater, Melissa Henry and her husband Dustin Henry of Edmond; grandson Austin Mebane of Gardner, Kan.; great-grandchildren, Jase Lee, Tyce Lee of Stillwater, Hannah Jo Henry and Daxon Henry of Edmond.

Pallbearers are Danny Wick, Aaron Wick, Craig Holdeman, Dale Logan, Michael Lee and Dustin Henry.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting