SAD  MOMENTS  of  2008

    HOLDENVILLE, Ok - Lola Mae Lowe , (Seq. Class of 1957) 70, died Wed. Nov. 26, 2008. Services were held Nov. 29th in the Fisher Funeral Home, Holdenville.


    MIAMI, Ok - Jay Whitecrow , (Seq. Student early 1950s) 73, Seneca-Cayuga Tribe consultant, died Thur. Oct. 30, 2008. Graveside services were Monday, Nov. 3rd. in the Council House Cemetery, Grove, Okla.

    TULSA, Ok - Marie Benge McCarty , (Seq. Class of 1934 & Seq. teacher in the 1950s) 94, Bureau of Indian Affairs teacher, died Wed. Oct. 22, 2008. Services were Mon. Oct. 27 at the Methodist Church in Owasso, Okla.

    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - Ernestine Wynona Impson Dry , (Seq. Class of 1969) 58, Sequoyah High School Dorm Matron, died Thursday Oct. 2, 2008. Services were Monday, Oct. 6th in Antlers, Okla.

    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - Emmaline Henry Lacy , (Seq. Student early 1950s) 73, of Locust Grove, Okla. died Sept. 28, 2008 in Tahlequah. Services were Thurs. Oct. 2nd at Little Rock Indian Church with the Rev. Joe Christie officiating. Burial followed in the Little Rock Indian Cemetery.

    MUSKOGEE, Ok - Eliza Blythe Trammell , (Seq. Stud. 1920-30s) 88, passed away September 27, 2008.  Funeral service were Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at the First Baptist Church, Porum, Ok.  with Rev. Wendell Cox officiating.  Burial followed at Coleman Cemetery.

    VIAN, Ok - Austin Walker , (Seq. Class of 1958) 68, laborer, died Tues. Sept. 23, 2008. No services planned, Muskogee Cremation and Funeral Service. Austin did attend the 2008 Alumni Reunion.


    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - J. D. Johnson , (Seq. Class of 1949) 80, former deputy principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, died Monday Sept. 15th, 2008. Services were Friday Sept. 19th in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah.

    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - William "Bill" Campbell , (Seq.Student in the 1930s) 80, died June 3, 2008 at his home. Services were Monday, June 9, in theReed Culver Chapel. Burial followed at Fort Gibson National Cemetery. 

    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - Cleo Deerinwater74, Seq. student from 1947 to mid-1950s and Sequoyah Schools employee from 1995 to retirement in 2008, died Sun. June 1, 2008. Services were Friday June 6th in the Sequoyah H.S. gym.

    SHADY GROVE, Ok - Juanita Smith Houston , (Seq. 4th grd. in 1947) 73, passed from this life Thursday, May 29, 2008. Services were held Saturday, May 31, at Elm Tree Baptist Church with Rev. Gil Hooper and Rev. D.J. McCarter officiating. Burial followed at Greenleaf Cemetery.

    OKLA. CITY. OK - Silas Levi Sunday , (Seq. Fresh. 1959) , 64, auto body painter, died Wed. May 28, 2008. Memorial services were Sat. June 7th, in the Redemption United Methodist Church, Okla. City Ok.


    ADA, Ok - Barbara Ann Gibson Futischa , (Seq. Cls '65) , 61, died May 15, 2008. Services were May 20, at Criswell Funeral Home, Ada. Burial followed in Boiling Springs Cemetery.

    PROCTOR, Ok - William "Bill" Trott , (Seq. Cls '46) 83, autobody shop owner, died Sunday May 4, 2008. Services were Tuesday May 6th in the Green Country Funeral Home Chapel, Tahlequah, Okla.

    SALINA, Ok - Bobby Adair , (Seq. Soph. 1962) , 61, of Kenwood, Okla. died Monday, Apr. 28, 2008 in Pryor. Services were Fri. in the Steeley Baptist Church, Kenwood, Ok.


    HARRAH, Ok - Pocahotas Mankiller Trott , (Seq. Student 1930s-40s) , 86, nurse, died Thursday March 27, 2008. Services were Wednesday April 2nd.


    MOORE, Ok - Jennie M. Hill , (Seq. Cls '66) , expired Sunday March 23, 2008. A wake was held on Thursday and services were on Friday March 28 in the First Indian Baptist of Moore, Okla. Burial followed at Moore City Cemetery.

    STILWELL, Ok - Martin Daugherty , (Seq. Cls '61) , 68, crane operator, died Friday Mar.21, 2008. Services were Wednesday in the Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Salem Cemetery, Stilwell, Okla.

    TAHLEQUAH, Ok - Constance M. Leach , (Seq. Cls '90) , 36, homemaker, died Sunday Mar. 9th 2008, in a traffic accident in Clewiston Florida. Services were Thur. Mar. 13th in Tahlequah. Burial followed in Holland cemetery.

STILWELL, OK  -- Taylor Beaver Sr.  (Seq. Class of 1934), passed from this world to join his Lord and Savior on February 1, 2008 at the age of 93 years and 11days. Services were held at the Sequoyah Baptist Church on February 5th.

SALINA, Ok  -- Emma Proctor Ross  (Seq. Class of 1960), 66, homemaker, died Fri. Feb. 1st 2008. Services were Tues. Feb. 5th in the Kenwood School Gym in Kenwood Ok.

TULSA, Ok  -- Christina Watashe  (Seq. Class of 1992), 35, died Jan 20, 2008. Services were Jan. 28th in the Snake Creek Indian Baptist Church.

LIVINGSTON, TX  -- Laura Hazel Rhoten   , 102, retired Sequoyah Home-Economics teacher (Seq. 1937 to 1968) died Tuesday Jan. 8, 2008 in Livingston Texas. Services were Saturday Jan. 12th in the Goodrich Methodist Church, Goodrich Tx.