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July 17, 2014

Lawatha Dean Gilley

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Lawatha Dean Gilley, of Pauls Valley, passed away July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 80 years.
Lawatha, “Squaw” as she was known, was born June 4, 1934 in Roff, Oklahoma to Emerson and Agnes (Murphy) Billey.
She earned her Certificate as a Certified Nurses Aide and had worked in area nursing homes for many years.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the  Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Rev. Henry Rush, Jr.. The family will have the interment in the Hickory Cemetery in Hickory, Oklahoma at a later date.
Services for cremation are under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send the family a message of condolence at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.

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