In Memoriam
Kathy  Sue  Yahola
Sequoyah Student 1960s


  Funeral services for  Kathy Sue Yahola Hamilton ,  will be held Friday, July 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the Greenleaf Baptist Church in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Castle Cemetery.

     Kathy Sue Hamilton was born July 31, 1946 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Raymond Yahola and Nakomis Iva Fixico-Vela. She passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012 at her home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 65. 

    Ms. Hamilton, a resident of Tahlequah, retired from the Realty Department of the Muskogee Creek Nation. She enjoyed working with genealogy, bowling, reading, fishing and her dog "Maggie". She also attended the High Spring Baptist Church in Okemah and graduated at Sequoyah High School , Tahlequah, Okla., Class of 1967

    On March 17, 1973, she and Travis Hamilton were married in Miami, Oklahoma; he preceded her in death in 1986.

 She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Travis Hamilton.

     Survivors include her three brothers, Scott Vela and fiancée Joanne Rigg of Shelbyville, Texas; Terry Yahola  (Seq. Cls 78) of Okemah and Justin Yahola of Oklahoma City; and two sisters, Lisa Bryan and husband Stephen of Centreville,  Virginia Yahola  (Seq. Jr 71) and Madeline Sadongi of Carrolton, Texas.

     Serving as active pallbearer will be: Jay Yearby, Doran Fixico, Albert Bronaugh, Martin Bronaugh, Bobby Bronaugh, Allen Philemonof and Nicolai Philemonof. Honorary bearers include: Uncle  Phillip Coon  (Seq. Cls 71) , Uncle Charles Fixico, Terry Yahola, Scott Vela, Stephen Bryan, Long John Bill Woford, Justin Yearby, Charles Fixico Jr., Perry Fixico, Stanley Fixico, Chris Fixico, Randy Fixico, Eddie Fixico, Jason Harjo, Jeffrey Yerby, and Eric Anthony Travis Vela.

Services:  Greenleaf Baptist Church ~ July 27th, 2012 ~ officiated by Rev. David Hill. 
Cemetery:  Castle Cemetery ~ Castle, OK