Opal Faye Gifford-Sheppard was born March 16, 1953 in Okmulgee and died Sept. 12, 2023 in Broken Arrow at the age of 70.
Tooter and her younger brother, Lester, loved getting together with all their nieces and nephews, which were Almost all her school career was spent in the Henryetta school system, but she graduated at West Islip High School on Long Island.
She is preceded in death by her husband, and one son, Michael Duncan, a brother, William Elliott, a brother, Phynes Elliott and his wife, Lillie, of Kiefer, and a sister, Sherron Rivera and her husband, Frank of Henryetta.
She is survived by Cora Lee Bryan, of Henryetta; Allen Elliott and his wife, Faye, of Luther; Freda Baker of Melbourne, FL; Janice Berryhill and her husband Prentiss of Henryetta, and Lester Gifford and his wife Christine, of Henryetta, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements and cremation services have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service.