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Susie Jean Franks Eskamire
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1938
Sasakwa
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2010
Holdenville
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA

Funeral services for Susie J. Eskamire are to be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 7, 2010 at Hudson Phillips Chapel with Reverend Ed Bear officiating. She will be laid to rest at Cedar River Church Cemetery. Serving at pallbearers are Chris May, Ronald Franks, Norman Franks, Christopher Franks, Christopher Lovato, and Victor Bear. Susie Jean Franks Eskamire was born April 30, 1938 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma. She passed away Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 in Holdenville, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years, one month and 3 days. Daughter to Taylor and Emma (Att McGirt) Franks, Susie was born blind but managed to live a full and wonderful life. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of several years, Sylvester Eskamire; She and Sylvester were married in Oklahoma City on March 5, 1968; he passed away in December 1997. Susie was a member of Cedar River Indian Baptist Church, baptized in 1962. Susie was of the Muscogee-Creek and Seminole decent and a member of the Alligator Clan. She and was fluent in her native language. Susie enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley and books on tape. Susie loved to make people laugh and spend time with family and friends. Susie was a dedicated volunteer for the League for the Blind in Oklahoma City and a dedicated mother; she managed to raise two daughters in spite of her disability. Susie will most be remembered for her ability to maintain her positive attitude through all the trials of her life. In 2007, Susie was honored as the "Outstanding Elder" by the American Indian Elders Conference. Survivors are her daughters: Pamela Eskamire and William Fixico of Holdenville; and Lucinda Myers and husband, Matt, of Oklahoma City; one brother, Charlie Franks and a sister, Betty Taylor, both of Holdenville. Susie leaves her grandchildren: Christopher May, Elijah Myers, and Kysa Myers, all of Oklahoma City in addition to a host of other family and friends. 
 
Burial:
Cedar River Cemetery
Holdenville
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53271194
Susie Jean <i>Franks</i> Eskamire
Added by: MillieBelle
 
 
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