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Nancy Harjo Beaver

  • Birth 3 Mar 1903
  • Death 29 Nov 1998 Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 44686306

HOLDENVILLE - Nancy Harjo BEAVER was born March 3, 1903. She died November 29, 1998, at Holdenville General Hospital. Wake services were held December 1 at the Hudson-Phillips Chapel, followed by funeral services December 3 at Salt Creek United Methodist Church. Officiating were Rev. Harry Long and Rev. Thomas Roughface and Elder Kelly Tiger. Interment was at the Harjo Family Cemetery.

She was reared in the Salt Creek and Yeager communities and attended Euchee Boarding School.

She was married to John BEAVER in 1927 and they resided in the Salt Creek and Yeager communities.

At the time of her death, she was recognized as the oldest member of the Yeager community and of the Salt Creek United Methodist Church. She had been active in the United Methodist Women, the Northeast Senior Methodists, the Holdenville Indian Community and was a post member of Yeager Home Demonstration Club.

She was the daughter of Lilla and Rhoda SCOTT HARJO. She was Atayacvlke and a member of Tukvpvtce Tribal Town.

She is survived by one son, Eugene BEAVER of Holdenville; three daughters, Norean TIGER, Cora BEAVER, and Wanda POSTOAK, all of Holdenville; and two grandchildren, Colleen LARNEY of Oklahoma City and Kelly TIGER, Jr. of Tulsa.

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  • Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 22 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44686306
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Harjo Beaver (3 Mar 1903–29 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44686306, citing Harjo Family Cemetery, Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Alice P. (contributor 46631932) .