Loretta Aquella Ardery died on October 1, 2015 in Purcell at the age of 82 years 2 months 18 days. A visitation will be held Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, October 5, 2015 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Interment will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Lorrie was born July 13, 1933 to Grossa Scruggs and Margaret Isabella (Rumbach) Bedker in Holcomb, Kansas. She was raised and attended school in Garden City, graduating around 1951. On June 11, 1952 she married Raymond Paul Ardery in Raton, New Mexico. They made their home around Copeland, Kansas. After Raymond died in 1973, Lorrie took care of the farm and the family, before moving to Garden City, Kansas in 1985. Around 1993, she made Lexington, Oklahoma her home. Lorrie loved her family and spending time with her kids and grandkids. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, working puzzles and antiquing. Lorrie was of the Catholic faith and attended Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.
Lorrie is preceded in death by her parents, Grossa and Margaret Bedker; husband, Raymond; son, Rodney Paul Ardery; 10 siblings, Charles, Harry, Frank, Leroy, Lewis, Walter, Serona, Agnes, Eva and Sandy. Survivors include her children, Randy Ardery and wife, Sandy of Greensburg, Kansas, Rex Ardery and wife, Liezel of Purcell, Oklahoma, Terrill Ardery of Wayne, Oklahoma, Robb Ardery and wife, Benita of Byars, Oklahoma, Tasha Sperry and husband, Kevin of Norman, Oklahoma, Tjuana Schaffer and husband, Taylor of Amarillo, Texas; sister, Jackie Moore and husband, Tom of Edmond, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Sibyl and Amedt, Raymond and Annie, Synthia and Anthony, Shannon and Zandrea, Talena, Trista, Royce, Amanda and Jeff, Samantha, Rowan, Rydell and Jillian, Ryland, Roland, Rayland, Richelle and Tyler, Regand, Rebecca, Robyn, Talia, Torri, Taylor, Randon, Ryan, Kenzie, Caylie, Macie; 26 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.