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Mary McPhail
B: 1925-03-20
D: 2018-05-13
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McPhail, Mary
Jo Bell
B: 1947-11-20
D: 2018-05-11
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Bell, Jo
Berta Loomis
B: 1929-08-14
D: 2018-05-07
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Loomis, Berta
Marilyn Boyett
B: 1952-09-03
D: 2018-05-04
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Boyett, Marilyn
Marie Cochran
B: 1921-01-26
D: 2018-04-19
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Cochran, Marie
Vicky Smith
B: 1945-11-13
D: 2018-04-18
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Smith, Vicky
Lucy McDaniel
B: 1936-09-02
D: 2018-04-16
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McDaniel, Lucy
Gloria Lively
B: 1954-07-09
D: 2018-04-16
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Lively, Gloria
Jimmie Bishop
B: 1935-05-16
D: 2018-04-13
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Bishop, Jimmie
Wyatt Bartley
B: 1957-09-19
D: 2018-04-09
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Bartley, Wyatt
Edwin Clark
B: 1944-11-03
D: 2018-04-05
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Clark, Edwin
Tommy McClendon
B: 1968-10-29
D: 2018-03-23
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McClendon, Tommy
Kevin Smith
B: 1965-11-11
D: 2018-03-22
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Smith, Kevin
Dollie Harness
B: 1927-09-29
D: 2018-03-17
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Harness, Dollie
Kenneth Ryker
B: 1949-01-27
D: 2018-03-15
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Ryker, Kenneth
Susan Wilson - Miller
B: 1966-12-04
D: 2018-03-09
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Wilson - Miller, Susan
Thomas Bell
B: 1937-10-29
D: 2018-03-02
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Bell, Thomas
Robert Morgan
B: 1927-11-18
D: 2018-02-20
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Morgan, Robert
LaVerne Morris
B: 1927-12-04
D: 2018-02-17
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Morris, LaVerne
Norma Eastridge
B: 1934-09-08
D: 2018-02-17
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Eastridge, Norma
Wanda Morris
B: 1923-07-30
D: 2018-02-15
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Morris, Wanda

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918-352-2312

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918-367-2244

501 W Broadway St
PO Box 688
Drumright, OK 74030
Phone: 918-352-2312
Fax: 918-352-3320

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Obituary for Jo Bell

Jo  Bell
Graveside funeral rites for Drumright resident, Jo Lea Bell, were held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the Kellyville Cemetery with Mr. Wayne Cox of the Drumright Bible Believers Church officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home-Bristow.

Jo Lea was born in Lompoc, California on November 20, 1947 to William Arthur Degraffenreed & Freda Jo (Wolfe) Degraffenreed. She passed from this life in Mannford on May 11, 2018 at the age of 70 years, 5 months, & 21 days. Jo was raised & educated in Sapulpa, was a 1965 graduate of Sapulpa High School, & furthered her education at NSC College. Her working career included being a hairstylist/cosmetologist & a reporter; working at one time for Country Music Review. She moved to Drumright from Kellyville in 2010 when she met Thomas Alva Bell. They were married on October 10, 2013 & remained together until his tragic death in 2018. Jo enjoyed singing, playing the piano & guitar, and writing country music songs.

Her remaining family includes a SON: Justin Lane Smith of Okemah; GRANDCHILDREN: Dylan Smith & Gracie Smith; her MOTHER: Freda Jo Degraffenreed of Kellyville; SISTER: Jeannie Marie Whisenhunt & husband Ross of Kellyville; NIECES & NEPHEWS: Jeffrey & Dana Smith – Jerod & Katina Smith – Eric & Nicole Whisenhunt – Stephanie & Anthony Gaytor ; several GREAT Nieces & Nephews; STEPCHILDREN & their families: Sandy & Richard Vanderslice of Bristow – Tommy & Brenda Bell of Sand Springs – Steve & Debbie Bell of Bristow – Mike Bell of North Dakota; & Numerous other relatives. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MichaelsFuneralServices.com
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