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Billie Dean Hightower

Billie Dean Hightower, 73, of Okmulgee passed away Sunday, July 25, 2004 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa. Mrs. Hightower was born in McAlister, OK to George and Sarah (Wilson) Woods. She later married W.F. "Bill" Hightower. They both worked in the Okmulgee Public School System and then retired from Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee. She loved her cats and to work with her flowers, she was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, First Baptist Church and the Home and Garden Club.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband Bill Hightower, her brother-in-law Jim Hightower of McCloud; OK a sister-in-law Wilma Hightower of Gerty, OK, five nephews Mickey Hightower, Donnie Hightower, Rex Hightower, Mark Hightower and Robert Hightower and one Niece Debbie (Hightower) Liljequist.

Viewing will be from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at the First Baptist Church in Okmulgee with Dr. Dennis Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM in the Gerty Cemetery in Gerty, OK under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee.

Casketbearers will be her nephews Mickey Hightower, Donnie Hightower, Rex Hightower, Mark Hightower and Robert Hightower and her niece Debbie (Hightower) Liljequist