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Yvonne Middleton

Dolores Yvonne Middleton was born September 23, 1935, in Stuart, Oklahoma, to Clarence and Katy (Simmons) Bishop and moved to Holdenville, Oklahoma in 1948. She married Wayne Middleton, also of Holdenville on August 27, 1954. After living in Tulsa for several years, Wayne and Yvonne moved to Okmulgee in 1961, where she stayed home to raise her two children until she went to work as the bookkeeper at Key Drug Store in 1970. Later when Wayne opened his accounting practice in 1974, she went to work for him, where she continued to work until illness prevented her from doing so in December of 2007. On April 11, 2008 at the age of 72 years, Yvonne passed away in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Laverne Fisher and her son, Keith Middleton. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Middleton, of the home, her daughter, Sherry Dossey and her husband Dennis, three grandsons, Stephen, Aaron, and Brian Dossey, all of Okmulgee, two brothers, Clarence Bishop, Jr. and his wife Virginia, of Oklahoma City and David Bishop and his wife, Nina, of Redding, California, nine nieces and one nephew. Funeral services for Yvonne will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 16, at Southside Baptist Church in Okmulgee with Pastor Larry Schoonover officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Bill Milroy, Corky McAdams, Ralph Sprouse, Kenneth Butler, Dr. Bob Hasselman, and Paul Abbott. Friends may visit the funeral home from 9-8 on Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Online condolences may be sent at