Edna Mae "Mehake" Mitchell, a resident of Chouteau died Aug. 10, 2017 in Muskogee at the age of 85. She was born May 8, 1932 in Hanna to Artis Tiger and Sarah (Lindsey) Tiger. She was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church in Henryetta.
She is preceded in death by her first husband Charlie Hicks and her second husband Martin Mitchell, also by one son, Babe Hicks, a granddaughter, Shelly Harjo, two brothers, Tom Tiger and John Scott Tiger, a sister, Mamie Barnett and two step-daughters, Mary Pigeon and Liza Hicks.
She is survived by three children: Sally Taylor of Dewar, Beatrice (NMN) Scates and husband Tracy of Chouteau and Charlie Hicks and wife Belinda of Henryetta; step-daughter, Winey Beaver of Henryetta; 21 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; also by a host of friends and other relatives.
Viewing will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Wake services are scheduled for Sunday, August 13, 2017 at New Beginnings Baptist Church.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 at New Beginnings Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Taylor, Rev. Dale Beaver, and Rev. Mitchell Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Tiger Family Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be, Lucas Taylor, Tracy Scates, Sonny Beaver, Rylan Hicks, Jr., Samuel Buckley and Garrett Harjo. Honorary pallbearers will be, Lil John Hicks, Rylan Hicks, Sr., Michael "Skelly" Taylor, Josh Scates, Ashton Tylor, and Legend Taylor.