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Laura Beatrice Weirick

Laura Beatrice Weirick, longtime Okmulgee, resident, died Tuesday evening, March 20, 2007 in Rebold Manor at the age of 95. She was born August 10, 1911 in Forsyth, Missouri to Robert E. and Laura (Marion) Richey. Laura was known as Mama Bea. She was a homemaker and worked at the Daylight Donut Shop for many years. She was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses. She is survived by one son, Lloyd E. Collins of Bernice, OK; three grandchildren, Larry Collins of Tulsa, Darel Collins of Okmulgee, Lloyd E. (Eddy) Collins of Verdigris, four great grandchildren Dustin Collins, Carrie Collins, Laura Berger, and Spencer Collins and one great great grandchild Abigail Berger. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Lawrence Collins, Sr. and nine of her brothers and sisters, Homer Richey, Otis Richey, Myrtis Johnson, Opal Richey, Leo Richey, Avo Young, Robert Leon Richey, Pauline Truelove, and Odel Richey. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, March 24th at the Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta, under the direction of McClendon-Winters Funeral Home. Friends and family may visit the funeral home on Friday from 12-8 and Saturday 8-12. Condolences may be sent on-line to