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Novella Elizabeth "Cookie" Dunham

Novella Elizabeth "Cookie" Dunham, Okmulgee, died Monday, September 11, 2006 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was 80 years of age. She was born August 31, 1926 in Brooken, Oklahoma to Thomas V. and Maudie (Matthews) Norris. She married Bert Monroe Dunham. Mrs. Dunham was a member of the Faith Baptist Church and worked for many years at the Okmulgee Day Care. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and seven sisters. Survivors include her sons, Dell Dunham and wife Annette of Okmulgee and Richard Dunham and wife Linda of Valdez, Alaska, two sisters, Lola Brown of McAlester and Helen Bryant of Hot Springs, Arkansas, four grandchildren, Tamera Musselman, Shaun Dunham, Jeremy Dunham, and Nichole Dunham and three great grandchildren, DellAllen and Winter Dunham and Austin Musselman.

A graveside service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, September 14, 2006 at the Hoyt Cemetery with Harley Makey officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home from 11-8 P.M. on Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.