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Johnny Whitehorn

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Johnny Whitehorn, resident of Tulsa, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. He was 62. Johnny was born July 25, 1948, in Stillwater to Mark Whitehorn and Elsie Elvina Springer Whitehorn. He attended Enid public schools and graduated from Enid High School in 1966. He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970. Johnny later attended the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas, and Bacone College in Muskogee. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church and Otoe First Born Native Church. He was also a member of the Eagle Clan. Johnny had a sense of humor that attracted people. He loved laughing and spending time with people. He also enjoyed beadwork.

He is survived by his children, Anna Ramsey and husband Joe, Raylene Berryhill and husband Jim and Toni Whitehorn; grandchildren, Colby Whitehorn, Aleah Sam, Abel Whitehorn, Bobby Sam, Brinae Bearbow, Bretten Bearbow and Angel Whitehorn; great-grandchildren, Alexis Whitehorn and Kaden Whitehorn; brothers, Randy Whitehorn and Mark Whitehorn; several nieces, nephews and other distant relatives; as well as many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mark and Elsie; and one brother, Ronald Whitehorn.

Casket bearers will be Abraham Dent Jr., Ted Grant, Sid Armstrong, Chink Whitecloud, Jimmy Atkins and G.K. Bassett. The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, at the Otoe-Missouria Cultural Center with Ted Black presiding. Burial will follow at Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.

ยป Originally published in the Ponca City News.

Submitted by BrokenClaw

December 28th, 2010 at 11:22 am

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