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Salem Cemetery
Adair County, Oklahoma

© Martha Real

Richard Sawney

Richard Sawney

© Stilwell (OK) Democrat Journal
January 2005
Submitted by: Martha Real

Richard Sawney, Son of Mike and Lucy (Skitt) Sawney, was born on April 5, 1920 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and departed this life on January 20, 2005 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 14 days.

Richard served in the United States Army during World War II. After being honorably discharged from the Army he worked on the railroad for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Lucy (Skitt) Sawney, 1 son: Jackie Lee Sawney, 4 brothers: Ike Bird, Pete, Rider and Alex Sawney, 3 sisters: Martha Wilder, Lillie Tabor and Emma Frogg.

He is survived by a loving family that includes 2 daughters: Linda Fourkiller and husband Samuel and Mamie Garcia all of Tulsa, OK, 7 Grandchildren, 10 great Grandchildren, 5 step-daughters: Juanita Towie, Louella Rawls, Pauline Hallmark, Helen Henderson and Marie Carsten, 2 sisters: Leona Morton and husband Joe and Lillie Grimmett. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive him.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 24, 2005 in the Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel with Bro. Martin Cochran officiating. Interment followed in the Salem Cemetery under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home.


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