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Sunny Lane Funeral Home & Cemetery

4000 Se 29th Street, Del City, OK

OBITUARY

Samuel Yahola

September 17, 1957December 26, 2019

Sam Yahola passed away on December 26, 2019 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 62 years old. He was born on September 17, 1957 in Oklahoma City, OK to Miller Yahola and Pauline (Proctor) Yahola. Sam was enrolled as a Muscogee Creek citizen. He attended OKC Public Schools and Jones Academy. He entered into the U.S. Army where he proudly served his country. He enjoyed going to church at Victory Baptist and Central Baptist churches. He worked as an orderly at the VA Hospital. Sam enjoyed going fishing, going to casinos, powwows and indoor stomp dances to visit with friends and relatives. He spent Christmas with the family and enjoyed the little kids. Sam is preceded in death by his parents, Miller and Pauline; sister, Mildred Yahola Hulwe; and brother, Daniel Yahola, Sr. He is survived by his daughter, Ooschie Yahola-Ray of McAlester, OK; sisters: Augustine Francis and Patsy Benton, both of Oklahoma City; granddaughters: Chasity, Jasmine, Mercedes Ray; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other beloved family members and friends. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chris Cornelius, Active Pallbearer
  • Jinny Cornelius, Active Pallbearer
  • Billy Cornelius, Active Pallbearer
  • Nathaneal Francis, Active Pallbearer
  • Josh Yahola, Active Pallbearer
  • Tony Yahola, Active Pallbearer
  • Dan Yahola Jr., Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 2, 2020

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