Leita Marie Roper

October 19, 1934 – September 17, 2021

Leita Marie Plumlee Roper passed away on September 17, 2021 in Edmond, OK. She was born in Canton, OK on October 19, 1934 to Virgil Plumlee and Mary Etta Stone. She married John E. Roper on September 22, 1949 in Gainesville, TX.

Leita was preceded in death by her parents, husband John Roper, brother Jim Plumlee, sister Thelma Kaler, granddaughter Rayna Riggs, and great-grandson Eric Peck. She is survived by daughter Janet Riggs (Jim) of Edmond, son Larry Roper (Lisa) of Nocona, TX, son Jerry Roper (Linda Pearce) of Yukon, sister Della Jo Ritchie of Nocona, TX. 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Family was everything to our mother and we will continue to honor her, doing things she loved! Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 22nd at Matthews Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. After the service, the family will be gathering at Johnnies, 33rd & Blvd in Edmond, from 4:30 – 6:30.  Please join us!

We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but feel they should not due to health regulations.  To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page. Click on ‘Videos’, then ‘Live Streams’.

Comments

  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I have lots of wonderful memories of Aunt Leita. With God’s grace and help y’all will get through this difficult time. I hope y’all find peace and comfort in knowing that she is in heaven with Uncle John and other loved ones and even more in knowing that she has met the Lord. My prayers are with y’all. Love y’all
    Danny Patterson

  2. I so miss our Mother’s loud and funny laughter sessions when all the sisters were together. Mom and Leita are together and laughing now. Wonderful memories! God bless the Ropers!

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