Yvonne Handle Bunch
Sequoyah Class of 1965
BARBER COMMUNITY -- Services for Yvonne Handle Bunch will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at the Sycamore Baptist Church, with Pastor Wayne Bunch and Brother Charles Duvall officiating. Burial will follow in the Barber Cemetery.
Casketbearers include Paul Holloway, Hubert Bunch, Greg Bunch, Dave Holmes, Virgil Holmes and Scott Medlin. Honorary casketbearers include Nathan Handle, Justin Handle, Kyle Handle and Chuck Studie. Flower girls are Sheila Moran, Lisa Rose, Bobbie Ketcher, Cartayah Handle, Heather Handle and Debbie Guess.
Yvonne was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Tahlequah to Dick and Georgia (Christie) Handle, and passed away Dec. 22, 2003, in Tulsa.
Yvonne grew up in the Barber Community and attended Tenkiller School. She graduated from Sequoyah High School and Bacone College. On June 18, 1969, she married Lee Bunch in Tahlequah. Yvonne worked for 24 years in the financial aid department at Northeastern State University. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Edia Handle.
She is survived by her husband Lee Bunch of the home; a daughter, Melissa Latta and husband Jerry; a son, Todd Bunch and wife Jeannie; grandchildren, Kendall Smith, Trent Smith and Caden Bunch; a brother, Earl Joe Handle ('68) ; a sister, Eugenia Hill ('66) ; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.