Sequoyah High School ~ Student 1960s
LOCUST GROVE, OK -- Funeral services for Vionita Blossom Littledave , (Seq. Fresh. 1965), 64,of Salina will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 2:00PM at First Baptist Church in Salina. Rev. Lorne Beck will officiate with burial following at New Jordan Cemetery in Salina. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6-8 PM at Key Funeral Home in Locust Grove.
Vionita passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012 in Tahlequah. Services are under the direction of Key Funeral Home in Locust Grove.
Vionita was born on October 6, 1947 in Claremore to Lincoln and Eliza (Twist) Blossom. She passed away on October 1, 2012 in Tahlequah at the age of 64.
Vionita grew up and attended school at Sequoyah Indian School through the 9th grade. She and Barry Littledave Sr. were married in 1967 in Pryor. They had two sons and made their home in Salina. Vionita worked as a caregiver to the elderly and also worked at Parkhill Nursing Home in Salina for a few years but after her health declined, she left there and worked from her home, ironing clothes for many people.
Vionita loved playing bingo, working in her yard and watching sports on television. She also enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids.
She was a member of Standing Rock Baptist Church in Salina.
She is survived by her son Barry Littledave Jr. and wife Tammy of Salina; 1 grandson Cheyan Littledave, 3 step-grandchildren Roger Fipps, Cassie Fipps and Trenton Fipps; 2 sisters Marilyn Martin Jones (Seq.Cls'58) of Chouteau and Ruby Jane Martin (Seq. Cls'60), of Tulsa and 3 foster sisters Thelma Kingfisher, Wilma Kingfisher and Rosie Lenio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Barry, 1 son Frank, 1 sister Frances and 3 brothers Leo, Johnny and Jerry Don.