Oliver Wendell Holmes "Nuck" Nuckolls
”1907 - 1985”

    Oliver Wendell Holmes "Nuck" Nuckolls

    "To Walk the Red Road is to look for beauty in all things."
      Native Proverb

      Oliver Wendell Holmes "Nuck" Nuckolls
      Son of Samuel and Julia Splitlog Nuckolls, grandson of Richard and Sarah Whitecrow Splitlog,
      great grandson of Mathias and Eliza Splitlog. He was one-half Seneca-Cayuga.
      Funeral services for Oliver Wendell Holmes (Nuck) Nuckolls 77,
      was September 16, at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel
      with the Rev. Joe Wentzel and Rev. John Gable officiating.
      Interment was in the Ethel Reece Cemetery, Barnsdall.
      Mr. Nuckolls died September 12, 1985, at Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital in Tulsa,
      after a lengthy illness.
      He was born October 21, 1907 on a farm near Grove, Oklahoma,
      the son of Sam and Ju1ie Nuckolls.
      He was a long-time resident of Osage County, having worked at Chapman-Barnard Ranch for 36 years.
      He served as Horsebreaker in the 699th Quartermaster Remount Troup in China, Burma and India.
      While on the Chapman Barnard Ranch, he lived at headquarters, on Sand Creek and at Backland.
      He moved to the Perryman Ranch in Foraker in October, 1983,
      until he became ill and was confined to his home.
      He was a member of the Foraker United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 198 in Pawhuska.
      Survivors include his wife, Laura E. (Jean) Nuckolls of the home, four step-children,
      Ralph A. Brown, Barnsdall, Oklahoma; Scott Brown,Southwest City, Missouri;
      Mrs. Hal Capshaw Baldwin, Maryland; Mrs. Lenard Froese, Inola, Oklahoma;
      one brother, Forrest Nuckolls, Southwest City, Missouri; one sister, Ida Mae Hare, Commerce, Oklahoma,
      one nephew; three nieces, ten step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
      One brother, Jasper Nuckolls, Lawton, preceded him in death September 9, 1985.
      Parents: Samuel Lee and Julia Ann Splitlog Nuckolls
      Spouses: Laura Eugenia Lindsay Ball and Mabel C Nuckolls
      Burial: Ethel Reece Cemetery
      Barnsdall, Osage County, OK was born in 1889, her father, George, was 38 and her mother, Maggie, was 33. She had four brothers and three sisters.
      She died as a child on March 17, 1900.
      Resource:census, ancestry.com

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