The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

May 26, 2012

Millie “Mae” Arnold

Published 5-26-12

By James Neal, Staff Writer
Enid News and Eagle

ENID — A private family funeral service for Millie “Mae” Arnold, 90-year-old Enid resident, was held in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Mae was born April 25, 1922, in Longdale, Okla., to Frank and Elizabeth (Lust) Meyer and died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at The Commons.

Mae attended school in Longdale.

On Oct. 26, 1941, she married Robert Kenneth Cook in Jet, Okla.

The couple made their home in Enid where she owned and operated the Starlight Lounge. He preceded her in death in 1978.

On March 21, 1982, she married Bob Arnold and they lived in Enid. She enjoyed sewing and working in her garden.

She is survived by three children, Stella Bahe of Arkansas, and Sandy Avery and Harold Cook, both of Oklahoma City; 12 grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Marie Swann of Enid; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, two sons Ken and Bobby, and grandson, Roger Cook; brothers, Richard Meyer, Billy Meyer and Bud Meyer; sisters, Betty Shook and Hazel McCook; and long-time companion, Lum Barger.

Condolences may be made to the family online at

(Submitted by family)