Delsa Ann Fletcher Grider, 87, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, April 17, 2017 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Family will greet friends from 7:00-8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Strode Funeral Home in Stillwater, OK. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Perkins, OK with Pastor Marty Voelker officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Delsa was born April 3, 1930 to Gilbert Curtis Fletcher and Elsie Mae Fletcher in Lugart, Ok. She graduated as valedictorian from Midway-City View School in Greer County and then graduated from Oklahoma A&M majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in English. After college, she became a teacher, she operated a dairy, was an election supervisor and a homemaker. Delsa belonged to the Elm Grove Extension Homemakers for 50 years.
Delsa is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Irene, Ida, Ernest and Norman.
She is survived by her husband, Roy C. Grider; two sons, Wayne and wife Sandi Grider, Glen and wife GayLynn Grider; three grandchildren, Krissa Rains (Dax); Brent Grider (Sara), and Adam Grider; six great grandchildren, Zachary, Ryan and Dakota Rains, Brandon, Dillan and Brooklyn Grider; one sister, Claudine Carlos; one brother, Donald (Linda) Fletcher.
Pallbearers will be Brent Grider, Adam Grider, Brandon Grider, Dillan Grider, Dax Rains and Zachary Rains
Honorary Pallbearers will be Donald Fletcher, Ryan Rains and Dakota Rains.
Family would like to give special thanks to Gladys Morris and the other caretakers who took such wonderful care of Delsa.
Memorial contributions can be sent to, Friends of the Thomas Wilhite Library, Building Fund, P.O. Box 519 Perkins OK 74059.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com .