Jane Van Hooser, age 81, of Grove went to be with her Savior on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Integris Grove Hospital after a long battle with cancer.
Jane was born on October 15, 1937 to Crocket and Cecil (Johnston) in Pocohontas, Arkansas, one of five children. At the young age of 7, Jane’s mother passed away, resulting in her and her four siblings going to live with her grandparents, Hiram and Mary Johnston, in Stillwell, Oklahoma, where she grew up and graduated from high school.
In 1958, Jane married Orlis Charboneau in Wichita, Kansas and from that union came two sons, Danny and Ricky. The couple later moved to Joplin, Missouri where Jean became a successful realtor.
On April 3, 1984, Jane married the love of her life, Don VanHooser, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2002, the couple settled in Grove where they worked together building homes and housing developments such as: Estates of Carey Bay, Governor’s Retreat and Patricia Island.
Jane came from humble beginnings and worked hard to become a successful realtor and later home designer. She was an active member of Crossroads Church and a member of the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women.
Jane was outgoing and full of life and brought joy to all who knew her, especially her family whom she adored. She and Don loved to travel and enjoyed 35 wonderful years as husband and wife.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings.
Left to cherish Jane’s memory: husband, Don VanHooser of the home; children: Danny Charboneau of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Ricky Charboneau and wife, Amanda of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Alice Coe and husband, Andy of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Debbie Smittle and husband, David of Joplin, Missouri; sister, Georgia McDaniel of Ft Smith, Arkansas six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Crossroads Church, 56900 E Highway 59, Fairland, OK. Pastor Jerry Baser to officiate. Burial at New Olympus Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services.