Cleofus Augustus "Pat" Nutter Obit
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Cleofus Augustus "Pat" Nutter
Nov 7, 1921 - Sep 2008
Posted by Jo Aguirre 
September 25, 2008 10:58 pm

Cleofus Augustus Nutter was born in Checotah, Oklahoma on November 7, 1921, th eson 0of John E. and Beulah M. Nutter. He was the youngest of sixteen children.

Cleofus was a very young boy when his parents passed away and was raised by an older sister, Ilena Vann. He attended school in Rentiesville, Oklahoma and served his country honorably in the United States Army.

During his lifetime, "Pat", as he was affectionately referred to, lived in Muskogee, Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as Hutchinson, Kansas. He was employed for 30 years at the City Glass, which was also known as Wichita Falls Glass and Mirror Company.

"Pat" returned to Checotah in 1990 to assist his sister, Ilena in the care of her ill husband. Mr. Nutter resided at the Honor Heights Tower, where he made many friends. He enjoyed playing dominoes and tried to get a game started every morning and evening, very possibly because he felt he was the domino king. He enjoyed outdoors, especially at the family homestead near Checotah. He was an expert, taking nothing and trying to make something.

Cleofus was the last survivor of his generation of the Nutter family. For the information benefit and knowledge for the many nieces, nephews and other relatives, listed are "Pat's" siblings; Galen, Leland, Pearl, Goethe, Boisen, Ilena, Exaba, Annie C., Austin, India, Gussie, Perman, Ozzie, Posie and Mattye. The only surviving children of the siblings listed are Pearl's daughter, Ilena Simpson and India Irvings children, Beulah, Mattie, Henry, Truman, Exaba, Willa D., Napoleon, Helen, Bismark and Billy.

The tribute will be on Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Remembrance of the Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, inc., Rev. Michelle Moulden, Pastor of Vernon AME Church, Tulsa, will officiate.

The Christian Committal will follow in the Honey Springs Cemetery at Rentiesville. You may visit "Pat" as he slumbers in peaceful repose at the funeral home on Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM.

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