Services for Carol Jeanne Somerhalder, 92, of Ada are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 27th, at the First United Methodist Church in Ada. Reverend Brian Matthews will officiate.
Mrs. Somerhalder passed from this earth and into the arms of Jesus, Thursday, August 18, 2022, at her home. She was born March 18, 1930 in Allen, OK to J. I, and Lorena Stewart Jones. She was raised in Allen and graduated from Allen High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from East Central University in Ada.
She married the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Somerhalder, on July 31, 1956 in Ada. Mrs. Somerhalder taught Home Economics and English in Coldwater, Kansas and Seminole, Oklahoma, and later worked as an aide at Allen Public Schools. She was a devoted homemaker during the years their children, Lisa and Doug, were in the home. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ada. She loved doting on her grandchildren and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Elliott and her husband John, and their children, Christine of Dallas, Annabelle of Tulsa and Nicholas of Ada; her son, Doug Somerhalder and his wife Jenny, and their children, Lexi and Brock, all of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Pat Powell and Sharon Cavener, both of Ada; one sisterin- law, Melva Jones of Lewisville, Texas; and many nieces and nephews who meant the world to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Somerhalder; her parents, J. I. and Lorena Jones; and her brother, Robert Jones.