Neomi Lee Dixon
Sequoyah High School ~ Student 1959-60
TULSA, Ok -- Home services for Neomi Lee Dixon Harjo (Seq. fresh-'59 + soph-'60) , 61, were scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday (Jun 15th, 2002). She will be moved to Hitchitee United Methodist Church on Sunday at 4 p.m. Wake services will commence at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday (17th) with Rev. Mike Svitak and Rev. Mike Harjo officiating.
Pallbearers will be the Seminole Chapter of the Viet Name Veterans. Honorary pallbearers will be the Ladies Auxiliary and Seminole Chapter of Viet Nam Veterans.
Interment is to follow at the Hitchitee United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Stout-Phillips Funeral Home.
Harjo died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa at the age of 61. She was born in Bentley on May 6, 1941 to Frank and Frances Jim Dixon.
She was raised in the Strother area and attended Strother and Sequoyah Indian School in Tahlequah, Okla.
Harjo married Charley Harjo (Seq.soph '59), they were married on June 28, 1960 in Seminole Okla.
She was a lifetime member of the Hitchitee United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She was also a youth group leader.
Harjo was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader and President of the Seminole Chapter Honor Color Guard and Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband of the home; two daughters, Gwendolyn Harjo (May be a Jr '81~cls'82) of Glenpool and Cheryl Harjo of Okmulgee; one son, Charles Harjo Jr. of Kiefer; three brothers, Evan Haney, David Haney, and Joe Haney, all of Seminole.
She was preceded in death by her father; her mother; her stepfather, Rev. Vernon Haney; one son, Victor L. Harjo; two sisters, Rose Haney and Elizabeth Perkins; and two brothers, Aaron Dixon and an infant brother, Daniel Haney.