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Edna Joella McLeskey

Edna Joella McLeskey 90, a longtime Okmulgee resident died on Thursday, August 19, 2004 in Okmulgee. She was born in Bowie, Texas on December 3, 1913 to Brue and Dora C. (Cooper) Pollard. She was married to Joe Marion McLeskey, whom preceded her in death in 1968. Mrs. McLeskey worked many years as a sales clerk in many of Okmulgee’s Department Stores, before retiring. Her parents, husband, two brothers Earl Pollard and Gene Pollard and one great grandchild J.R. Robb preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Jerry L. McLesky of Edmond, OK, a daughter Janice and son in law Dale Loague of Okmulgee, two sisters Lola Broaddus and Janelle Quick both of Duncan, OK, a sister in law Wynona Pollard of Del High, LA five grandchildren and 10 great grand children.

Funeral Services were conducted on Saturday, August 21, 2004 at 2:30 pm at the Second Baptist Church in Okmulgee. Rev. Jeff Vernon officiated. Internment was in the Okmulgee Cemetery under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.