Dolores Jean Trader Philippe died July 3, 2012 in Tulsa after an extended illness.
The oldest of two children, she was born April 22, 1930, at home in Wilson. She graduated high school at 17 and went to Tulsa to work in an insurance agency. In Tulsa, she met her husband Jack Dale Trader. He was killed in Korea in 1950. She continued her education at Oklahoma State University where she received and Associate’s Degree in business. After graduation she worked in the insurance industry for the next 45 years. In Henryetta she married her husband John Philippe; he preceded her in death last year.
Delores was an athlete in high school and played basketball. Lately, she spent a lot of time volunteering at the Henryetta Senior Center where she served on the board.
She is survived by one daughter; Jackie and husband Kevin Parks; granddaughter Halley Parks; two step daughters; Kathy Tomlinson and Lori Philippe and one step son, John Philippe; two step grandchildren
Meagan and Ashley; sister Patsy Dell Previtt and Niece Kathy and husband Allen Bowen, nephew Dana Brown and his wife Janet. Also numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.
Memorials can be made to the Children Playground Fund; Henryetta First Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 at the Henryetta First Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Paslay and Rev. Jack Vance officiating. Interment will follow at the Salt Creek Cemetery under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home.