Carol Ann Casteel

October 2, 1944 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 77)


A memorial ceremony honoring and remembering Carol Ann Casteel will be held 11 AM Saturday, September 24, 2022 in the Rivercrest Chapel, 13329 S. Memorial Drive in Bixby. Friends may arrive at 10 AM Saturday to greet the family prior to the service. Carol passed away early Friday morning, September 9, 2022 at Clarehouse in Tulsa. She was 77 years old.

Born October 2, 1944 in Tahlequah, Carol was the daughter of Mitchell A. and Jewell Rometta (Casady) Kennicutt. As a young lady, Carol and her family moved to Detroit, Michigan for a couple of years prior to returning to Oklahoma. She spent most of her youth in Sand Springs, graduating from Charles Page High School in 1962.

Following high school, Carol attended college at Northeastern State University where she studied Accounting. While attending a social dancing class at Northeastern, Carol met Jerry Casteel, a young man from Stilwell. The couple married December 20, 1964, at a Baptist church in Sand Springs. Carol and Jerry spent almost 57 wonderful years together.

Carol was a wonderful mother to her their son, Edwin as well as their daughter, Sunnie. She pursued a career in accounting, mostly with American Airlines, where she also gained employment as an aircraft mechanic. Carol retired from American in 2002 following 19 years of service to the company.

Carol was actively involved in many clubs and organizations through the years where she held multiple board positions. This included the Tulsa Vette Set, Corvette Friends of Oklahoma, Ladies for the Advancement of Corvette Enjoyment, the National Corvette Restorer Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Quester’s Antique Club, and three different Bunco groups. Carol loved fast cars, particularly and most recently her Chrysler 300 SRT 8 high performance sedan. She attended South Tulsa Baptist Church and remained proud of her Cherokee Heritage throughout her lifetime.

Surviving family members include her husband, Jerry Casteel of Tulsa; her children, Edwin Casteel and wife, Jamie Langston, and Sunnie Gale Rhea; her five grandchildren, Evelyn Erdmann and husband, Ryan, Ashley Casteel, Gabrielle Pickett, Keagan Pickett, and Hailey Pickett; her great-grandson, Ryker Erdmann; brother, Wesley Kennicut and wife, Marsha; two sisters, Judy Kennemer and husband, Phillip, and Patricia Spencer; and her aunt, Hazel Sharpe.

Carol’s parents preceded her in death.

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September 24, 2022

11:00 AM
RiverCrest Chapel and Event Center
13329 S. Memorial Dr.
Bixby, OK 74008

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