Cecelia McGaha was born on June 21, 1934, in Kansas to John and Elizabeth Hoffman. She married Delbert Loren McGaha on New Year’s Eve, 1972, in Ponca City. There she worked retail sales at Montgomery Ward.
In 1976, they moved to Stillwater, where she worked in the Stillwater Elementary School’s cafeteria. She also volunteered time at Judith Karman Hospice.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, where she attended the ‘3M’ Sunday School class. She enjoyed listening to music at the Stillwater Community Center, as well as in Ingalls, Perkins, Morrison, and Jennings. She loved to spend the holidays with her grand kids. She is loved and we’ll miss her sweet and gentle spirit.
She is survived by her husband Delbert L. McGaha; her son Tony McGugan, Sr. (son of Cecelia and first husband, Kenneth McGugan) and wife Connie, of Ponca City; three daughters, Murphy Sharon Yates and husband Joe, of Claremore; Tami Fasgold and husband Clayton, of Claremore; and Ronda Scott and husband Tom, of Owasso; sixteen grandchildren, Amie Davenport and husband Randy; Jamie Keller and husband Shawn; Tony McGugan, Jr. and wife Sarah McGugan; Jeff Fanning and wife Pam; Tabatha Corley and husband Kevin; Navy Chief Nathan Fanning and wife Tina; Jonathan Fanning and wife Angela; Jeff Yates; Jered Yates; CJ Fasgold and wife Heather; Erica Fasgold and Kevin Shepherd; Zachary Fasgold and wife Stephanie; Dakota Ryan; Mathew Scott and wife Stephanie; Ashley Gelina and husband Zach; and Sami Coon and husband Holden; twenty-two great-grandchildren: Camryn, Eleanor, Lauren, Norah, Avelynn, Rylie, Brody, Elise, Lauren, Jeffrey Jr, Chad, Brooks, Brice, Lance, Colton, Jordan, Jazmyn, Tyler, Paxton, Jerica, Maverick, Jaxon; and six great-great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents; her three brothers, Jim, Melvin, and Bernard Hoffman; and two sisters, Mildred Hoffman and Rita Hoffman Horniek.