Leota Withrow, Henryetta, died May 29, 2021 in Okmulgee at the age of 97. She was born Feb. 25, 1924, to Ed F. and Mary Lucy Coleman. Leota married Jack Wilson Withrow Jan. 7, 1943, in Okmulgee County and went on to have eight children. She was a member of the First Christian Church for most of her life.
Leota was predeceased by husband Jack Wilson Withrow; daughter, Jenny Withrow; sisters Maxine Weatherman, Mildred Henderson and Mable Davis; brother Jessie Coleman, and son-in-Law Roger Eller.
She is survived by daughters: Betty Eller of Henryetta, Joetta Collins of Jenks, and Jackie and Ken Lynch of Henryetta; sons: Eddie Withrow of Henryetta, Danny Withrow and Tracy Griffin of Henryetta; grandchildren: Sheri and Mike Whitlow of Henryetta, Todd Eller, Gary Joe and Kelly Collins of Choctaw, Shannon Collins of Tulsa, Misty Collins of Tulsa, Katy Corley of Tulsa, Kenberly and Sean Chasteen of Okmulgee, Jackie Wayne and Misty Lynch of Tulsa, Tammy Dawn Graham of Seminole, and Tiffany Underhill and wife, Tina Underhill of Henryetta, Tammy White and husband Craig, Josh and Ashlie Withrow of Henryetta and Erin and Chance Doty of Henryetta,; 37 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be, Wyatt Chastteen, Jordan Freeman, John Freeman, Jackie Wayne Lynch, Gary Joe Collins, and Shannon Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be Junior Gilliam, Bob Barnett, and the late Norman Chancey, Norman Lowe, Jimmy Joe Riner and Harvey Gilroy.
Viewing for Leota will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Westlawn Cemetery with Rev. Sherman Leeth, Gary Joe Collins and Dillon Caywood officiating. Services are under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.