|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1933|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2006|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
Feburary 4, 2006:
Norman resident Cleona (Gibson) Mann, 72, died Friday, Feb. 3, in Norman.
She was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Little Axe to Willie and Sally Bob Gibson.
Mann spent most of her life in the Little Axe area.
She attended Little Axe and Pawnee Indian School (Gravy U).
On Oct. 18, 1955, she married Melvin Johnny Mann in Little Axe.
She worked at a dry cleaners. She served on the Elders Council of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and was a member of The Native American Church in Little Axe.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Offie Gibson and a brother, Richard Gibson.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin Johnny Mann, of the home; three daughters, Sally Mann, Wanda Shoptease and Vera Gibson, all of Little Axe; six sons, Jim Gibson of Little Axe, Glen Mann of Choctaw, Cecil Mann of Little Axe, John Edward Mann of Shawnee, Raymond Mann and Richard Mann of Norman; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Isaac Gibson of Little Axe, Delbert Gibson of Sapulpa and Harvey Gibson of Tonkawa.
A wake service will be held Saturday afternoon at the family home. Service will be 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Absentee Shawnee Burial Grounds, Little Axe, under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.
Absentee Shawnee Tribal Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 04, 2006
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