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Bessie Guylene Samis

September 5, 1934 November 4, 2017
Bessie Guylene Samis
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Bessie Guylene Samis


Guylene was born September 5, 1934 in Stratford to the late Guy Richard & Bessie Belle (Hottel) White. She died Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Tishomingo, at the age of 83 years 1 month & 29 days.

Guylene grew up in the Sunshine Community, northeast of Davis. She was a 1952 graduate of Sulphur High School. Guylene was a very multi-talented lady. She was an accomplished cook, seamstress and gardener. She had a passion for telling stories, reading and fishing. Guylene spent 23 years working as an interpreter, house mother, bus driver and job coach at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur, retiring in 1996. She also co-owned & operated a fruit and vegetable market/greenhouse for several years, selling products both wholesale and retail. In 2003, she moved to Johnston County to be closer to her family. Guylene was a very outgoing/comical lady, whose joyful life created many fond memories for her family and friends to cherish.

Survivors include three daughters, Deborah F. Lee of Duncan, Pamela J. Walker & husband CD and Karen Ann Lee & husband Tony, both of Milburn; one son, Billy R. Bailey of Tishomingo; eight grandchildren, Michael Windham, Gayle Windham, Julie Bartee, Nathanail Pullen, Lucas Pullen, Kenyan Lee, Melissa Hensley & Angela Martin; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister, Floella Ann Ward & husband Sidney of Moore; three foster children Loretta, Rodney & Quinton; as well as many other family members including nieces, nephews & cousins.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Windham, Gayle Windham, Nathanail Pullen, Lucas Pullen, Tony Lee & Mike Lee.

In addition to her parents, Guylene was preceded in death by husbands Edward Owen Lee and George Samis; and one son, David Edward Lee.


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Corley Cemetery Final Resting Place

5 Miles South of Stratford, OK on Hwy 177 on the East side of the Highway
Stratford, OK 74872

5 Miles South of Stratford, OK on Hwy 177 on the East side of the Highway Stratford 74872 OK
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