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Retha Burgett Childress
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1914
Sapulpa
Creek County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2013
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Retha Childress was born near Sapulpa, Oklahoma on August 30, 1914 to Charley Watt and Mary Lilly Warren Burgett. When she was 14 years old, she was saved at a revival along with her father. Retha and her husband, Albert, owned and ran grocery stores in Oklahoma from 1944 to 1985. They owned a ranch near Sperry, Oklahoma for many years. After the ranch was sold, she lived in Skiatook, Oklahoma with her daughter, Donivee Jett. She loved to embroider and gifted many of her hand stitched pieces to friends and family who treasure them to this day. She collected salt and pepper shakers. She died March 13, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Wednesday, March 20, at Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charley Watt Burgett (1890 - 1956)
  Mary Lilly Warren Burgett (1892 - 1989)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Milton Childress (1915 - 1977)
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Patricia (born Pamilee) Burgett Rogers (1913 - 2000)*
  Retha Burgett Childress (1914 - 2013)
  Hazel Irene Burgett (1916 - 1918)*
  Linnia LaVelle Burgett Grandgenett (1918 - 2009)*
  Charles Augustus Burgett (1920 - 2013)*
  Carmelita Burgett (1922 - 1925)*
  Alpha NaDean Burgett Harris (1924 - 2012)*
  Harold Warren Burgett (1927 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floral Haven Memorial Gardens
Broken Arrow
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: mcphail
Record added: Mar 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106631437
Retha <i>Burgett</i> Childress
Added by: Doreen McGowan
 
Retha <i>Burgett</i> Childress
Added by: Doreen McGowan
 
Retha <i>Burgett</i> Childress
Added by: mcphail
 
 
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