Lou Ella (Stubbs) Bunch, a former Henryetta resident died Nov. 11, 2023 at the age of 81. She was born Dec. 26, 1941 in Henryetta to Woodrow “W.R.” and Hazel Stubbs.
Lou Ella grew up in Henryetta and graduated from Henryetta High School in 1959. She continued her education at Oklahoma State University for the next two years. She met the love of her life, Charles Bunch, while they were both working at Sunoco. They were married Nov. 13, 1963 in Tulsa.
She and Charles moved to Broken Arrow where she worked for Broken Arrow Public Schools as an Administrative Assistant. Lou Ella attended First Nazarene Church in Broken Arrow for many years.
She is survived by her husband Charles Bunch of Broken Arrow; daughter Tami Bunch of Spavinaw; son Jimmy (wife Kimberly) of Spavinaw; grandchildren: Timothy (wife Katie) of Broken Arrow, Kaylah and Jhenna of Spavinaw; great-granddaughter Addison of Broken Arrow; a niece and nephew and several grand nephews and grand nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents W.R. and Hazel Stubbs and brother Dickie Stubbs.
Viewing will be Nov. 19 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Hayhurst Funeral Home, 1660 S. Elm Place Broken Arrow
Funeral services will be held Nov. 20, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Hayhurst Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta