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Photos: Notable Deaths in 2020

A roll call of notable people who have died so far in 2020: Read more

Tulsa World Obituaries


Rites set for Don Snitz, longtime Tulsa clothier

A service is set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Temple Israel.  Read more


Laughter and tears shared at TU golf legend Dale McNamara's celebration of life

“She was loved, respected, admired,” her daughter Melissa McNamara Luellen said. “She was a forceful person with not many role models at that time, … so she became a role model for many. She forged her own path.” Read more


Oscar-winning Oklahoma filmmaker Gray Frederickson dies

Frederickson was a producer on "The Outsiders," which was shot in Tulsa in 1982, and he was influential in the decision to shoot "UHF" in Tulsa. Read more


104-year-old man who kept fit at Case Center dies in his sleep

Vernon Sellars, who was featured a month ago in the Sand Springs Leader, died at his daughter's home in Missouri, eight weeks shy of his 105th birthday. Read more


Faith infused the life of Tulsa Fire Capt. Josh Rutledge

A funeral service has been set for the Sand Springs native, who died Friday in a hunting accident. Read more


Visionary Tulsa photographer Gaylord Herron dies

Gaylord Oscar Herron died at the age of 80 on or about Oct. 23. Read more


Sand Springs woman who suffered lifetime of trauma dies of apparent asthma attack

Megan Holloway, a 2016 Charles Page High School graduate, died Tuesday. She was 24. Read more

Obituaries from around Tulsa


Celia "Elizabeth" Fillmore Fillmore, Celia, 100. She was a homemaker. Died Friday, November 27, 2020 in Broken Arrow, OK. Visitation was sc… Read more


Clyde Cabioc Cabioc, Clyde, 91. Welder and United States Marine Corps. Died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in Tulsa, OK. Visitation was schedule… Read more



Joyce Ann (Jones) Heim Joyce Ann (Jones) Heim went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 4, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, Tul… Read more



Patty Marie Edwards Patty Marie Edwards, age 77, of Maumee, OH, died December 1, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee. She was born April 16… Read more


Rickey Eugene Eoff, Sr. Rickey Eugene Eoff, Sr., 60, gas station attendant, resident of Sand Springs, passed away Sunday, November 29 , in … Read more

Obituaries from around the world


Dick Gallup, acclaimed member of 'Tulsa School of Poetry,' dies

Gallup died of natural causes Jan. 27 in San Francisco, where he had lived for 30 years. He was 79. Read more


Mourning Don Reed Herring: Elizabeth Warren says brother in Norman dies of COVID-19

"I’m grateful to the nurses and frontline staff who took care of him," Warren tweeted, "but it’s hard to know that there was no family to hold his hand or to say 'I love you' one more time — and no funeral for those of us who loved him to hold each other close." Read more

Divorces published Friday, April 10, 2020

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USS Arizona crew member, Pearl Harbor survivor dies age 97

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died. Read more


Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dead at age 70

A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Read more

Death Notices

Dawes-Culp, Hazel , 84. Jennings

Dawes-Culp, Hazel , 84. Jennings, Oklahoma , Owner Tank Truck Service . Died Saturday, December 3.. Visitation will be Tuesday at Chapman-B…