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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


Gene Frusher, Oklahoma police dive team pioneer, dies at 94

Frusher was inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame in 2012. A memorial service is set for Saturday in Tahlequah and will be livestreamed. Read more


Orvan Bickford

Celebrating the life of Orvan Lavan Bickford, "O.L." "Bic", 89, of Claremore, OK, passed away on September 8, 2020 in his home surrounded b… Read more


Patsy Ruth Brewster

(1954-2020) Patsy Ruth Brewster went on to be with her Lord and Savior in Heaven on September 4, 2020. Patsy had the utmost caring heart an… Read more

Jeffrey James Holt

Jeffrey James Holt, of Jenks, OK was born September 9, 1955; at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, to Harold and Shirley Holt, died on August 31, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska.  Read more


Linda Leach

Linda Kaye (Roberts) Leach, 76, of Hermann, MO passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 in Mercy Hospital, Washington, MO. She was born December… Read more


Betty G. Young

Betty G. Young, age 80, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her joy was found in God, with family and through friends. Read more


Doris Jean Wright Slocum

Homemaker, loving wife and mother, Doris passed peacefully into the heavenly presence of our creator, Holy God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; Read more

Obituaries from around Tulsa



Bill Posey The world lost a great man on Saturday, August 29th as Bill Posey took his final breath after complications with COVID-19. He is… Read more



Floyd Leon Young Floyd Leon Young was born on April 19, 1929 at Billy Creek Northwest of Wagoner, Oklahoma to Joseph Aaron Young and Mildre… Read more


Michael Mitchell Claremore -Mitchell, Michael, 79. Army National Guard. Died Wednesday September 9. Visitation - September 16, 4-7pm, Green… Read more



Michael S. Stout Michael Shane Stout was born July 7, 1982, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Tim Irvin and Rhonda Lynn Dodgin Stout. He died Friday, … Read more


Randy Pruitt Owasso- Pruitt, Randy, 49. Owner of Pruitt`s Body Shop. Died Tuesday, September 1, 2020. No Visitation, Grave- side Service`s … Read more

Obituaries from around the world

NFL's Greg Montgomery dies at 55

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Greg Montgomery, the All-Pro punter who spent nine years in the NFL with Houston, Detroit and Baltimore, has died. He… Read more


Bocharova, star of 1st Soviet Olympic gymnastics team, dies

Nina Bocharova, an Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast in the first Soviet Union team sent to a games, has died. She was 95. Read more


David Graeber, influential in Occupy Wall Street, dies at 59

David Graeber, who helped organize the Occupy Wall Street movement, has died in Venice, his agent said. He was 59. 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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Death Notices

Deaths published Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Including Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma.