Rayleen Gougler was born July 30, 1942, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Raymond B. and Zada Darlene Richey Kirkpatrick. She died Sunday, January 17, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 78 years. Rayleen was reared and educated in Tulsa and graduated with the Will Rogers High School Class of 1961. She was married June 7, 1963, in Tulsa to Ronald Gougler. She spent much of her working life as a photo lab technician with Enterprise School Photos in Tulsa. She was a strong woman of faith and attended First Assembly of God in Owasso. She enjoyed a variety of pastimes including going camping and fishing. She also loved her church where she was very active as well as her church family. She especially enjoyed her role of “G.G.” and “Grandma” to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Children; Kim Holland and husband Brandon, of Skiatook, Oklahoma
Chris Gougler, of Coppell, Texas
Grandchildren; Ashley Araujo and husband Dustin, of Collinsville, Oklahoma
Kyle Pirrone, and wife Kasey, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Eric Pirrone and wife Jade, of Claremore, Oklahoma
Great grandchildren; Presley Araujo, Sailor Araujo
Alex Pirrone, Leo Pirrone and Rhettson Pirrone
Brother; Jerry Kirkpatrick, of Tulsa, Oklahoma
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Ron Gougler, and brother, Raymond Kirkpatrick.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 Friday, January 22, 2021, at First Assembly of God in Owasso with Pastor Bruce McCarty officiating. Private family disposition will be held at a later date. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Rayleen’s memory to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 10153 East 79th Street, #236, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74133, or www.komenoklahoma.org . Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.