Lula Mae (Gordon) Goins, 80, a lifelong resident of Jay, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at the Grand Lake Villa in Grove.

Lula was born on July 23, 1937 in Jay to Edward Carrol “Kay” and Elsie (Cunningham) Gordon.

Lula helped raise half the children in the Jay area, running a daycare out of her home for many years. She also worked as a Jailer for the Sheriff’s Office and as a dietician.

Lula collected rocks from all over the United States and even had some from other countries, she enjoyed gardening; especially flowers, bird watching and Sudoku puzzles.

Lula was preceded in death by her parents K and Elsie Gordon, and her brother Dowe Gordon.

She will be dearly missed by her three sons: Dale Goins of Jay; Randy Goins (Sid) of Salina and Rick Goins (Destini) of Jay; her two daughters: Lycretia Goins of Jay and Darla Miller (Greg) of Welch; two brothers: Gene Gordon (Linda) of Jay and David Gordon (Sherry) of Claremore.

Lula was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will take place at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8, at Lula’s Home, 10575 E 464 Road, Jay.

Memorial donations may be made in Lula’s name to the American Cancer Society, The Ronald McDonald House, The Shiners’ or the charity of the donor's choice.

The family would like to send a special thank you to the wonderful staff at the Grand Lake Villa.

Online condolences may be made by viewing Lula’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com. Services under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jay.