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Barbara Ellen VanDusen

Barbara Ellen VanDusen, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Sunday morning, January 18, 2004 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. She was born in Oklahoma on May 27, 1911 to James Franklin and Sarah Alice (Nunn) Jones. She married Jasper R. VanDusen and had been a healthcare provider for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters and a brother. Survivors include two brother, Floyd W. Jones of Oregon and George W. Jones of California, and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 22, 2004 at the Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend Guy Langston of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home 10-5 on Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.