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Patsy Ruth Wahnee

Patsy Ruth Wahnee, 70, resident of Morris, OK, died on Sunday, July 29, 2007 in Tulsa. She was born in Okmulgee on February 20, 1937 to Harber and Bettie (McHenry) Johnson. She graduated from Ft. Sill Indian School, attended Bacone College and graduated from Cameron University with a B.S. in education. She taught Adult Education for the Creek Nation and later worked at OSU-Okmulgee where she retired.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Robin, a brother Cy Johnson and a sister Carol Nideo.

Survivors include three daughters; Ruby and husband Phillip Booker of Morris, Sheri Wahnee of Morris, Rebecca Wahnee of Morris, two sons; Tommy and wife Alicia Wahnee of Liberty-Morris, OK, Steve and wife Lisa Wahnee of Morris, three brothers; Hugh Ed Johnson of Norman, OK, Keeper Johnson of Morris, Bo Johnson of Okmulgee, five sisters; Dorothy Ticeahkie of Lawton, OK, De Sloan of Okmulgee, Betty Neal of Lawton, OK, Charlene Nevaqueyah of Lawton, Ok, Darlene Robinson of Oakland CA, 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Wake Services will be on Wednesday, 7 pm at Belvin Baptist Church in Okmulgee. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 10 AM at Belvin Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Kerr officiating. Burial will be in the Morris Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday 10-3 PM at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee. Pall bears will be Keeper Johnson Jr., Rojer (Bear) Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, Rojer Johnson and Michael Sloan. Honorary Pallbearers will be J.B. Bennett, Dallas Johnson, and the 1955 Ft. Sill Indian School Graduating Class. Condolences can be made at