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Rebecca Hill

Rebecca “Becky” Hill , 82 years old of Okmulgee, OK was born February 8, 1938 to James and Helen Richardson.  She received her wings December 24, 2020 in her home surrounded by family and love ones.

While growing up in Okmulgee and attending Rosenwald School, Rebecca later became a lead cook and manager of many well known restaurants here in Okmulgee.

Rebecca loved to cook, feed, clothed and shelter many.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  After retiring she still remained active, working part time in various places.

Rebecca received Christ at a young age and was a member of True Vine Baptist Church where she taught children and adult Sunday School until her health began to fail.

She was united in marriage to Donzel Eli (Doc) Hill Jr., February 5, 1970. Along with this courtship since 1954, 7 children were born.

She is preceded in death by her parents James and Helen Richardson, one brother Lenard Richardson, one grandson Gary Wayne Hill III.

Survivors include 5 sons, Steve (Lisa), Donzell (Shelia), Gary (Viola), Gordon all of Okmulgee, OK and Dwayne (Tonia) of Mounds, OK, 2 daughters Sharon Hawkins and Lorraine Hill both of Okmulgee, OK, 2 brothers, James Richardson Jr. of Oklahoma City and Lonell Richardson of Los Angeles, CA, 29 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

A Home Going Celebration will be conducted, Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in Eastside Baptist Church, 219 N. Osage St. with Pastor Charles Jones, True Vin Baptist church, eulogizing.

Interment will be in Nuyaka Cemetery, Nuyaka, OK. Public visitation, Friday, January 1, 2021 in the Precious Memories Chapel of House of Winn Funeral Home-Okmulgee during the hours of 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The Family has been cared for by House of Winn Funeral-Okmulgee

Mask wearing Mandatory at all services.


Charles D. Lay

Charles D. Lay, a resident of Schulter, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Henryetta, at the age of 82. He was born March 5, 1938, in Henryetta to Grady Henry Lay & Minnie (Sorrels) Lay. A celebration of life gathering will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the Dewar United Pentecostal Church Fellowship Hall with Rev. Duane Henley, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Integrity Funeral Service.


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