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Pauline Williams Sandifer

Pauline Williams Sandifer, a resident of Richmond, California at the time of her death, died on Tuesday, April 8, 2003. She was 82 years of age. She was born September 21, 1920. Preceding her in death were her parents, William Morgan Williams and Cleo Masters, two brothers, Harvey Williams and Elmer Williams, and one sister, Sarah Dyer.

Survivors include one son, Jack Kolakowski and wife Lois of Okmulgee, five grandchildren, Jackie Jimerson of Buffalo, NY, Dennis and Billy Kolakowski of Tulsa, Cari Long of Henryetta and Terry Baker of Okmulgee, nine great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, three brothers, Bill Williams of Morris, Dee Williams of Checotah, and Bob Williams of Collinsville, and a great number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pauline was cared for by many cherished friends in Richmond, California, especially by McKinley Wynne and his daughter, Ethel Payne, her extended family in California consists of not only McKinley and Ethel, but Tangel Hunter, Shana Creer, Tina, Michael, and Cameron Hayes, Zariah Wiliams and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pauline worked as a furniture maker and took care of several children. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond. She will be missed by everyone, but God saw fit to take her now.

Friends may visit the funeral home for viewing on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 from 12-8PM. Graveside services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 18, 2003 at the Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend Wesley Berry officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.