James Watashe, Sr. Obit


Updated: 06 Sep 2009

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Sapulpa Herald, Creek Co., OK

James Watashe, Sr., 87, died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday at his home at 8 pm and on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Indian Community Baptist Church, with the Revs. Truitt John and Newman Kelly officiating.

Burial will be at the Sunrise Cemetery under the direction of Marriott Funeral Home in Henryetta.

He was born Dec 15, 1915 in Creek County to Watashe and Rosa Holder Watashe. He worked at Liberty Glass for 19 years and at Oaks County Club for 10 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Edith Waltrip Watashe.

Survivors include sons Louis Watashe, James Watashe, Jr., Lawrence Watashe, and Roman Watashe and one step-son; daughter Dorothy Watashe Lee, and one step daughter. He had 33 grandchildren, 89 great-grandchildren, 31 great-great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

The family will be at the James Watashe Jr. home.

Sapulpa Herald, Creek Co., OK

Funeral services for James Watashe, Sr., are scheduled for 2 pm Tuesday, at Community Indian Baptist Church with Rev. Truett Johns officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunrise Cemetery in Kellyville under the direction of Merritt Funeral Services of Henryetta.

Mr. Watashe, a lifelong area resident, died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.

[NOTE: Sunrise Cemetery Book listed as Jimmie Watashe, dob 12-15-1905]