Jean I. Bunce, age 92, passed away at her Piedmont home on October 12, 2016. She was born in Edmond, Okla., on July 9, 1924, to Harrison and Bessie Boyer Drake. Jean is the third generation on her family farm, homesteaded in 1889.
She worked for Tinker Air Force Base as a federal procurement specialist. Jean traveled worldwide and spent a year in Vietnam before the fall, and afterword sponsored a Vietnamese family.
She loved crafts, ceramics and gardened her extensive collection of Iris. Jean loved her family and pets. She was a Baptist and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Grey Ladies.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, October 16, at the chapel of Groves-McNeil Funeral Service of Piedmont. Interment was in Kansas Cemetery, Piedmont, Okla.
Published on October 18, 2016