Kelly Louie Medders, 56, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at his home. Kelly was born on September 11, 1963 in Talihina, Oklahoma, the son of John and Gloria (Ott) Medders. He received his BSN from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahom. Kelly married Melvina Smith on October 12, 1991 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and made a wonderful life together. Kelly was someone everyone liked with a charismatic personality that drew people to him. A talented musician, playing the violin and trombone at his church. He enjoyed crafts, gardening and reading. Kelly loved animals, especially his Dachshund’s. Kelly was loving husband, father and friend who leaves us much too soon, but will be remembered in the memories of all who knew and loved him.
Funeral Services for Kelly will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the First Church of God in Pryor, Oklahoma with Reverend Andrew Rehbein officiating. Interment will be in the Graham memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. To leave a personal message to Kelly’s family please see his tribute at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
He is survived by his wife, Melvina of the home; his children, Michael Medders and Susana Jasso of Broken Arrow, OK and Jessica Medders of Broken Arrow, OK; his father, John Medders of Talihina, OK; his step-father, John Wilkins of Berryhill, OK; brother, Timothy Wilkins and wife, Jessica of Sand Springs, OK; sisters, Cathy and husband, John Shaddox of Berryhill, OK, Tammy Welch and husband, Frank of Sapulpa, OK, Anita Wilkins of Broken Arrow, OK; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria (Ott) Medders Wilkins; mother in law, Vida Jo Anna Smith; and grandmother, Eleanor Ott.