Obituary for Mona Hise

Ponca City Now - September 11, 2021 8:48 am

Mona Fern Hise

January 20, 1919 – September 9, 2021

Mona Fern (Adkins) Hise, 102, of Perry, Oklahoma, was the daughter of Harry and Mona (Abrames) Adkins. She was born January 20, 1919 in Garber, OK and passed away on September 9, 2021, in Perry.

Fern was born on a snowy day January 20, 1919, six miles east of Garber. “My parents said the doctor had to walk the last little bit to get to the home.” She was the second child, with one sister and six brothers. She attended Elkhorn rural school near Garber until she was about 13-years old and then the family moved to Hayward. She was introduced by her cousin to Everett Hise at the age of 16 and fell in love at first sight. They were married in 1936 while she was a 17 year-old, junior in high school. They were together 53 years before his death January 15, 1990.

Fern worked cooking for children in the school system, starting when her oldest son Bob was 5-years old, and her daughter Gwen was only 3. She loved being around children. When they moved to Perry, their yard was a playground for the neighborhood children. She also taught small children in Sunday school at Perry Assembly of God Church. She saw a lot in her lifetime, from the great depression to the invention of television, etc.

Fern is survived by her children, Robert Hise, and his wife, Juanita, of Perry, OK, Beverly Gilley and her husband, Dean, of Bethany, OK, and Linda Kaiser and husband, Mike, of Sand Springs, OK; her sister-in-law, Joan Adkins, of Garber, OK; and Grandchildren, Michael Hise and his wife, Lisa, of Social Circle, GA, Milena (Hise) Davis, of Edmond, OK, Jeremy Hise and his wife, Brandy, of Enid, OK, Ronald Howell and his wife, Susan, Daniel Howell and his wife, Stacy, of Stillwater, OK, Wayne, Renee, Darren and Steven Miller, of Perry, OK, and Julie, Heather and Katie Michael Kaiser, of Sand Springs, OK. She boasts 6 generations of family with 13 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren, and 7 great great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings; husband, Everett Hise; daughters, Loretta Kay and Gwen (Hise) Miller; and granddaughter, Lori Hise.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, September 16, 2021 at McGuire Cemetery in Lucien, OK.

Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home of Perry, 1408 N 7th St, Perry, OK 73077.

Source: Trout Funeral Home