MORRIS, Ok -- Henry Michael Bear , (Seq. Class of 1979), a resident of Morris, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014 at the age of 53. He was born July 4, 1960 to Lon and Susanna (Deerinwater) Bear in Phoenix, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Susanna Bear; sister, Dana Bear (Seq. Cls'89); grandson, Henry Delos Bear; grandmother, Annie Coker; cousins, Billy Noon and Beaver Deerinwater.
Survivors include his father, Lon Bear; son, Samuel Bear; daughter, Doris Bear; two brothers, Dale and Gaylan Bear (Seq.Fresh.'79); four sisters: Mary Bear Billie (Seq.Cls'83), Diana Bear Baker (Seq. Cls'86) , Rosalie Deerinwater (Seq.Cls'72) and Lonetta Bear Fisher (Seq.Fresh '79); four grandchildren, Michael Watts, Albert Bear, Knalaycia Bear and Jacob Lujan Bear and numerous other relatives and friends.
Wake Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Belvin Baptist Church in Okmulgee.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Belvin Baptist Church in Okmulgee with Reverend Bart Kelley officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Bear Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jonas Yahola, Nathan Watts, Joe Domebo, Brian Tarpalechee, Loper Jones and Rick Sears.