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Adeial Head

Adeial Bingman passed away peacefully at midnight March 5, 2008 in hospice after a fall causing head injury. Adeial was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma December 22, 1970 to Orus Adeial and Edith Mae (Sims) Bingman. She was raised in Okmulgee in the company of her three brothers and graduated from Okmulgee High School. She attended Arlington Hall in Washington, D.C. and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts in English. During college she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She resided in New Orleans, Louisiana and Temple, Texas before returning to Okmulgee then eventually settling in Bartlesville, Oklahoma with her first husband. Following a divorce she met and married Albert Joseph Head. Together they moved to Greenville, South Carolina where Al was president of Phillips Fibers Company. Adeial and Al enjoyed travel and each others company until Alís untimely death in 1979. Some years after Alís death, Adeial moved to Tulsa. She thoroughly enjoyed her years of life in Garden Park. She maintained friendships with individuals from her childhood in Okmulgee as well as friends from college days and her years in Greenville. She was close to brother John M. Bingman and sister-in-law Sally Bingman of Sapulpa and their children spending many holidays with them. She traveled often to visit only son John and her grandchildren. After suffering a stroke in 2000 she lived in Brighton Gardens then moved to Montereau. She remained active in her social groups in later years. She was ably assisted by Liz Swanson during these years. She was a loyal and faithful member of Boston Avenue Methodist Church. At her 90 year birthday party a festive group of friends, nephews, nieces, grandchildren and a great grandchild along with son John and daughter-in-law Ann celebrated a distinguished life. Adeial was preceded in death by husband A. J. Head and grandson Bruce W. Tulloch. She is survived by son John Tulloch and daughter-in-law Ann of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota. Her surviving grandchildren are John S. Tulloch of Overland Park, Kansas; Robert Tulloch of White Bear Lake, Minnesota and Andrew Tulloch of Shanghai, China. John S. and Megan Tulloch are the parents of great grandchildren Bailey age 11 and Jack age 7.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee with Dr. Bill Tankersley III officiating. Interment will be in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Condolences may be made at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Northeast Residence, Inc. of Little Canada, Minn. in care of the funeral home.