Obituary of LaCleta Ruedell Tant
LaCleta Ruedell (Ridley) Tant was born on August 31, 1937 in Cyril, Oklahoma to George and Ruby (Fraley) Ridley. Cleta passed from this life in Sand Springs, OK surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the age of 80.
Cleta was formerly of Apache, OK. She married J. Marion Tant on November 24, 1954 in Lawton, OK. She was best known for her cooking skills and operated the Apache and Lawton sale barn cafés for several years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, J. Marion Tant. Cleta is survived by her daughters, Lana (Wes) Crafts of Sand Springs, OK and Karla (Tim) Wade of Byron, OK; a brother, George (Evelyn) Ridley, Jr. of Apache, OK; grandchildren, Tiffanie (Kevin) Hamm, J. Kyle (Jennifer) Crafts; step grandchildren, Rodney (Latisha) Wade, Ronnie Wade and fiancé, Mia Dickerson; great-grandchildren, Alex and Brooklyn Hamm, Isaiah and Abigail Crafts; step great-grandchildren, Kaysen and Trinity Wade, Kayleigh Maness, Kyler and Kali Gardner and Weston Dickerson and several nieces, nephews, family members and friends.