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Tommy “Tom” (Tah-cot-noh-soun-dey) Stovall
”1951 - 2014”



    Tommy “Tom” (Tah-cot-noh-soun-dey) Stovall

      Tommy “Tom” (Tah-cot-noh-soun-dey) Stovall
      Born: Aug. 3, 1951 Death: Aug. 10, 2014
      Tommy “Tom” (Tah-cot-noh-soun-dey) Stovall passed away at his home in Wyandotte, Okla. on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at the age of 63.
      Tom was born on Aug. 3, 1951 in Claremore, Okla., the son of the late Roy Stovall and Geraldine (Bearskin) Stovall. After Tom graduated high school in Wyandotte, Okla., he worked as a mechanic, broke horses, and worked for the tribe during his working life.
      Tom married Vicki Tambunga on June 4, 1983 in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Tom was a member of the Seneca Cayuga Tribe and served as a faith keeper (pot hanger) for the south side, he valued and lived by his native ways. Tom enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
      He also enjoyed water skiing in his early years and was always up for a game of shooting pool. He will be greatly missed.
      He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter Jennifer Stovall; two sisters: Trudy White and Susie Nuckolls; and two brothers: James Stovall and Roy Lee Stovall.
      He is survived by his wife Vicki of the home; three children: Shawn Stovall and his wife Valerie of Wyandotte, Amos Easley and his wife Heather of Wyandotte, and Tashima Harris and her husband Jaremiah of Miami; 17 grandchildren; one great grandchild;
      two brothers: Leroy Howard and Mutt Howard; eight sisters: Edith Bowers, Carol Hammons, Deanna Mersman, Laurie Heffleman, Donna Francis, GeorgeAnn Stovall, Shine Carson, and Neasey Garwood; and a host of other relatives and friends.
      The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at the Bassett Grove Cemetery with Ceremonial Chief Charlie Diebold and Rev. Steve Johnson, presiding. Visitation will be Monday evening through Wednesday at the family’s home.
      Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, Okla. Friends and family may leave notes of encouragement by viewing Tom’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com.
      Resource:www.honoringmemories.com, Miami News Record

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