"Dignity without compromise"
Lutitia A. "Tish" (Tulloch) Farris
Lutitia A. "Tish" (Tulloch) Farris, longtime Okmulgee resident, passed away Saturday morning, July 19, 2003 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was 91 years of age. Mrs. Farris was born January 26, 1912 in Sperry, Oklahoma to Walter C. and Abigail (Mohney) Tulloch. She attended Okmulgee Junior College and George Washington University where she graduated in 1933. She then taught school in Okmulgee for 3 years. On September 4, 1938 she married George Anderson Farris at the South Methodist Church in Okmulgee. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1998. Mrs. Farris enjoyed tutoring in her home in addition to being an active member of the D.A.R. and the First United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Farris was preceded in death by her brother, Dr. George Mohney Tulloch, a sister, Elenor Tulloch Russell, and a brother-in-law, Bluford Miller Farris. Survivors include a nephew, Dr. John Tulloch of St. Paul, Minn., a sister-in-law, Wilma Farris of Owasso, cousins, Jack Brown Mohney of Charlotte, N.C., Dave and Esther Miller of Okmulgee, Bob and Jane Miller of Beggs, and Ed and Lynn Thornley of Morris, a nephew, Gary Farris of Tulsa, and two nieces, Dorothy Jean Fuller of Austin, Texas and Theresa Gail Dial of Pocatella, Idaho.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Guy Langston officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Jim Vaughn, Jack Harlan, Bob Barnard, H.G. McChesney, Robert Inglish, and Bill Martin. Friends may visit the funeral home from 10-8 on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Circle of Care, D.A.R., Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, or the Charity of the Donorís Choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.