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Sylvia Metzger Maples

Sylvia Metzger Maples, longtime Okmulgee resident, passed away Tuesday morning, August 26, 2003 in Savanna, Georgia. She was 92 years of age. She was born May 18, 1911 to the late Henry William and Laura (Hill) Metzger in Muscatine, Iowa. She moved with her family to Okmulgee in 1921. Mrs. Maples was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Maples was preceded in death by her husband, Steve C. Maples and a brother, William Hill Metzger. Survivors include two sons, William Wright of Savanna, Georgia and Thomas C. Wright of Minneapolis, Minn., five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.