Belva Jean Krause, 78 of Bowlegs, OK passed away on April 5th, 2021 at Oklahoma City, OK.
She was born on October 16th, 1942 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma to the late Marshall “Lodus” Gaines and Pearl Hailey Gaines. She graduated from Sasakwa Public School. She married Bill Krause on October 13, 1958 in Holdenville, Oklahoma.
She loved reading, sewing, quilting, and gardening as well as spending time with her beloved family and grandchildren. Belva worked for Flex-N-Gate as a Machine Operator for over 20 years where she retired.
Preceding her in death is her husband Bill Krause; parents Marshall “Lodus” and Pearl Hailey Gaines; son Michael Wayne Krause, brother O’dell Gaines; sisters Doris Spruill and Betty Gammons; brother Jerry Don Gaines and granddaughter Brooklyn Hailey Krause. Survivors include her
Survivors include her children Cris “Sandy” & Billie Jo Krause of Douglasville, GA; Karen Sue Krause of Bowlegs, OK; Karl & Cindy Krause of Wewoka, OK; Beth & Brian Haws of Bowlegs, OK; Dewayne & Robbie Gillium; Eddie & Judy Gaines of Texas; Jim & Cindy Gaines of Bowlegs, OK; Margie Dodd of Wewoka, OK; grandchildren Tonya & Thomas Kelough of Meeker, OK, Jeena Krause & Fiancee Dusty Davis of Douglasville, GA; Wendy & Keith Hamilton of Seminole, OK; Whitney & Dalton Allison of Seminole, OK; David Krause & Fiancee Alisha Jones of Seminole, OK; Nikki Gentry & Steven Hunt of Shawnee, OK; Kennedi Krause & Fiance Kameron Spencer of Holdenville, OK; Destinie & Nathan InGram of Wynnewood, OK; great grandchildren Landon Kelough, Alyssa Kelough, and Avery Kelough of Meeker, OK; Dax Davis of Douglasville, GA; Hunter Michael Hamilton of Seminole, OK; Aydrian Hilburn and Ariel Krause; Carter Gentry; Hailey Spencer; Kade Spencer; Paisley Ingram.
Pall Bearers will include Landon Kelough, Cassius Krause, David Krause, Dalton Allison, Nathan Ingram, and Thomas Kelough.
Honorary Pall Bearers Steve Roberson, Gary Mainord, James Batesel, Franky Batesel, and Keith Hamilton.
Celebration of Life service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at Stout-Phillips Chapel in Wewoka, OK. Officiating Speaker Steven Walton. Belva will be buried at Vamoosa Cemetery.
Arrangements will be by Stout-Phillips Funeral Home.