Sapulpa Obituaries

Sapulpa Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Sapulpa, OK

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  • Yesterday | via Daily Mail 

    'His goal was equality for all people': Oklahoma's f...

    'His goal was equality for all people': Oklahoma's first black senator E. Melvin Porter dies aged 86 after contracting a fever while in hospice care Oklahoma's first black state senator, one of the state's most prominent civil rights leaders, died at his home in Oklahoma City, his daughter said. E. Melvin Porter, who held protests with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, died Tuesday after contracting a fever while in hospice care, daughter Sonya Porter said.

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  • Yesterday | via The Wichita Eagle 

    Oklahoma's first black state senator dies at 86

    Oklahoma's first black state senator, one of the state's most prominent civil rights leaders, died at his home in Oklahoma City, his daughter said. E. Melvin Porter, who held protests with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, died Tuesday after contracting a fever while in hospice care, daughter Sonya Porter said.

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  • Wednesday Jul 13 | via Sequoyah County Times 

    Gene Hamilton

    Gene Hamilton, 61, of Sallisaw, died on Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Sallisaw. He was born on June 2, 1955, in Sapulpa, to Henry Hugo Hamilton and Bonnie Hamilton.

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  • Friday Jul 1 | via Sequoyah County Times 

    Clela Mae Cain Burlison

    Clela Mae Cain Burlison, 68, of Sallisaw, passed from this life on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Circle of Life Hospice Center, in Springdale, Ark. She was born on Oct. 20, 1947, in Huntsville, Ark., to the late Nolan Cain and Donna Bloss.

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