Robert Jerry Mitchell, longtime Okmulgee resident, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021, at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee. He was 93 years of age. Robert was born August 30, 1927, in Udall, Mo., to Richard and Maggie (Graves) Mitchell. He served in the United States Airforce during World War II. He later became a dairy farmer, was a substitute rural mail carrier and a contract plumber. Robert was a Life Member of V.F.W. Post 1189 in Okmulgee where he served as Post Commander. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Orville Mitchell; and a son, Larry Wayne Mitchell. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Barbara (Castleman) Mitchell; a brother, Junior Mitchell; children, Linda Fricke and husband Mike, Dennis Mitchell, Susan Warden and husband Roger and Robert Mitchell and wife Muriel; and numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren.
Curly Shelby, 73, died Thursday morning, February 18, 2021, in Tulsa.
Tristan Nicole Gaither, a resident of Dewar, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, in Dewar, at the age of 17. She was born on September 10, 2003, in Decatur, Texas, to Lloyd Gaither and Traci (Durbin) Gaither.
William Henry Petree Sr of Morris, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the age of 80 years. William was born on March 8, 1940, in Okmulgee. Arrangements are entrusted to Schaudt’s Okmulgee Funeral Service & Cremation Care. Family and friends may leave kind words of comfort, special memories and condolences to the family online at www.schaudtfuneralservice.com
Diana Kay Henson of Okmulgee, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021, at the age of 71. Diana was born to her parents, Vernon and Bonnie (Shockley) Crabtree. Arrangements are entrusted to Schaudt’s Okmulgee Funeral Service. Family and friends may leave kind words of comfort, special memories and condolences to the family online at www.schaudtfuneralservice.com.