Sara Beth Sloan
Sequoyah High School ~ Student 1970s
ANADARKO, Ok -- Services for Sara Beth Sloan Boone , 56, of Anadarko were held July 7, 2009 at the Virginia Avenue Baptist Church with former pastor Roger Barnett officiating.
Mrs. Boone was born April 22, 1953 in McAlester, Okla. to Albert and Ella (Butler) Sloan and passed from this life on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Chickasha.
She and Lloyd Douglas Boone were married in Muskogee on November 27, 1982. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Boone grew up in Oktaha and graduated from Sequoyah High School (Seq. Class of 1971) in Tahlequah. She attended Haskell Indian Jr. College in Lawrence, Kan.. for two years and also attended Connors State College in Warner and USAO in Chickasha.
She worked for the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Dallas, Texas for three years and the U.S. Department of Health, Education, & Welfare, Office for Civil Rights in Dallas, for two years.
She went to work for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Muskogee and transferred to Anadarko in the early 1980s. She was an accounting technician in the Office of Trust Funds Management at the Southern Plains Regional Office.
She had worked for the U. S. Government for 35 years when she became ill in January.
She was a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for fourth, fifth, and sixth grades.
She loved to read, sew, take pictures, cook and was a great fan of OU football and NBA basketball.
Survivors include her daughter, LaDonna Sloan and her fiancee’, Robert Brake and one granddaughter, Ashlyn Sloan and Robert’s son, Marcus Brake, all of Anadarko; one brother, John Sloan and his wife, Pat, of Eufaula; two sisters: Phyllis Yahola and her husband, Thomas, of Wetumka, and Pat Sloan of Oktaha; and Phillip Sloan of Muskogee; one niece, Danielle Yahola of Wetumka, other relatives, a special sister "Wynetta Posey" and many loving friends and co-workers.
Burial took place at Anadarko Memorial Lane Cemetery.