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Vicky Shadid

March 19, 1927 — April 14, 2022

Vicky Shadid

Victoria Helen "Vicky" Shadid fell asleep in the Lord on April 14, 2022, at the age of 95. Vicky was born on March 19, 1927, in Ft. Wayne, IN, to Assad and Adel David. She spent her early years in Alva, OK, until the family moved to Wichita, KS. In 1951, Vicky married her true love, Kaleem M. "Kelly" Shadid. They lived happily for 46 years until Kelly passed in 1997. Together, they raised their two sons, Danny and Stanley. Vicky worked as a secretary for the Oklahoma Tax Commission and for Heritage Hall Upper School. Later in life, Vicky faithfully volunteered at the Mercy Hospital Gift Shop for 18 years. Vicky grew up as a member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Wichita, and was a charter member of The Bona Dea Club, a service club comprised Lebanese-American women in Wichita promoting fellowship and good works in the community. Later, Vicky became a decades-long member of the Bonne Heure Club of OKC, a similar service club of Lebanese-American women, dedicated to promoting fellowship and community improvement. For many years, Vicky attended St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, where she joyfully participated in serving Lebanese meals at the annual St. Elijah Food Festival and Bake Sale. She later attended Crossings Community Church. Vicky lived a full and wonderful life, filled with faith, love, family and friends. She was blessed to live to see her great grandchildren, all of whom gave her great joy. Vicky was most happy when cooking her Lebanese meals for her family. She delighted in feeding family and friends. Food was always ready whenever guests visited. Vicky will always be remembered for her kindness, generosity, compassion and love. Vicky was preceded in death by her parents, Assad and Adel David, husband Kelly Shadid, brother Charles E. "Chuck" David, and daughter-in-law Linda Sue Shadid. She is survived by son Danny K. Shadid and his wife, Nina; son Stanley K. Shadid; grandchildren Dr. Christopher Shadid and wife Katy, and Linley Bergeron and husband Cameron; and her great grandchildren Micah Shadid, Noelle Shadid, Layla Shadid and Norah Bergeron, sisters-in-law Blanch David of OKC and Nellie Nayfa of Dallas, TX, and her many nieces and nephews.The family wishes to thank the nurses and aides at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (North), Pod H, the nurses, aides, therapists and Dr. Brent Tipton at Intergris Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Hospital (Baptist campus), and the physicians and nurses at Integris Hospice House for the kindness and loving care they provided to Vicky. Visitation and viewing will be held on Monday, April 18, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Smith & Kernke Funeral Home, 14624 N. May Ave., OKC. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at 10:30 a.m., at Crossings Community Church, 14600 N. Portland Ave., OKC, with interment to follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Vicky Shadid to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by mail to P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN, 38148.
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