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Leona Elouise Tiger Sullivan
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1920
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2013
Broken Arrow
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Leona Elouise Tiger Sullivan of Broken Arrow, 92, passed away January 6, 2013 at Cedarcrest Care Center in Broken Arrow. She was born March 31, 1920 in Coweta to Nicey (Chalakee) and Thomas Tiger. On April 6, 1950, she married Jesse James "Bud" Sullivan and together they created a beautiful family. She attended Cook Christian School in Phoenix, AZ and was voted Mother of the Year in only her 2nd year. She specialized in Christian education and the music ministry. In her last year she attained the highest grade while working extra hard that year because she fell ill and was in a coma for 8 days. She was later assigned to teach children. Leona was on the Nomination Committee at the District level for 2 years and was District lay leader. She spent 3 years at the Conference level and was on the Fundraising Committee for the UIMC. It was her mother's dream for one of her children to play piano for the church and Leona did well by her. She was always playing as her husband's assistant in worship. She would select songs to accompany his sermons. A preacher's wife, she enjoyed bead work, piano, word searches, reading, the children at church, collecting religious comic pictures, Sam Bradford and the Sooners. In addition to her husband Jesse James "Bud" Sullivan, she was preceded by her son Joe Charles Woodard; daughter Janice Colbert; 2 infant children; brothers, Woodrow Wilson Tiger and Bill Tiger; sister, Ailene Kootekomtz; and half-brother Joseph Tiger.  
Tiger Cemetery
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103266014


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