Merlyne JoAnn Cassingham
February 3, 1928  -  May 9, 2019

Merlyne JoAnn Cassingham

Memorial Service
Heath-Griffith Funeral Chapel
1823 W 51st St.
Tulsa, OK  74107
Friday, October 11, 2019
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Merlyne JoAnn Cassingham was born February 3, 1928 in Ponca City, Oklahoma the daughter of Orville and Edna (Cook) Kimball. She passed from this life on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Tulsa at the age of 91 years, 3 months and 6 days.

Merlyne graduated Ponca City Senior High in 1947 and was a retired elementary school secretary. She was a charter member of the Woodland Christian Church in Ponca City and a member of the Iris Garden Club. In her later years Merlyne volunteered at the Eagle Nest Community Center in Eagle Nest, New Mexico. She enjoyed cross stitching, scrapbooking, camping, traveling, fishing, golfing and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her survivors include her daughters, Shari Cassingham of San Diego, CA and Teri Pass and husband, Waddy of Catoosa; son, Scott Alan of Laguna Beach, CA; grandchildren, Darci Fullingim of Owasso, Shane Walton of San Diego, CA, Laci Myers of Tulsa and Colin Pass of Tulsa; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Alvin R. Cassingham; and sister, Patricia Beall.

A memorial service celebrating Merlyne’s life will be held 1pm, Friday, October 11, 2019 in the Heath-Griffith Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home and an online guestbook is available by visiting


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  1. Jodi Davis and Richard Turnblad
    Murrieta, CA

    I love Mimi so so very much, and I am heart broken that she has passed away. Richard and the kids feel the same. She was such a kind, giving and fun- loving woman. She was a people person, and friendly to everyone she met. Richard and I will never forget the wonderful nights playing card games with Mimi and Al. I will miss our frequent talks on the phone and will cherish the memories of her and Al forever. I am just so sad that they are both gone.

  2. Sarah Cox
    Owasso, OK

    She was always very sweet to me. My sincere condolences to this family. The kids and I love you all.

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