Helen McCroskey, a resident of Henryetta, died May 17, 2017 in McAlester at the age of 87. She was born Feb. 27, 1930 in Holdenville to J.A. and Lezzy Lee (Renfro) Pitman.
Helen retired from OSU Okmulgee as the office clerk and a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Husband, Adam McCroskey; Daughter, Linda McCroskey; Brothers, Ernest Pitman and Edward Pitman; Sister, Jessie Ruth, and a great grandaughter Hannah Moring.
She is survived by her children: Carl McCroskey of Henryetta, Kevin and Dana McCroskey of Choctaw, Pat and Arthur Francis of Henryetta, Diane Yates of Henryetta, Teresa and Marcus Yancey of Henryetta, Brenda and Bobbie Jeffries of Sapulpa, Janet and Roy Ryan of Wann, and Connie and Buddy Jordan of McAlester; 17 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 22, at the First Baptist Church. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at Ft Gibson National Cemetery under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home.