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2801 Chandler Road
Muskogee, OK 74403
Phone: 918-683-7788
Fax: 918-682-2699
Helen Tye

Helen Janett Tye

December 7, 1930 - September 19, 2019
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Helen Janett (Anthony) Tye was born December 7, 1930 to Jim & Sarah Anthony in Braggs, Oklahoma. Helen was part of a large family with 7 siblings. Helen married the love of her life Charles Tye on July 18, 1946. Helen and Charles had two children, Bill and Marcella. Helen worked various jobs ending with Hissom Children’s Home, where she cared for individuals with Developmental Disabilities. This was more than just a career, it was her passion. Helen was known to bring one of her clients home for the holiday’s because they did not have family to spend holiday’s with. Helen lived her life to the fullest. She loved Gospel Singings, church, baseball and being with her family. Helen’s home church was White Chapel, her father Jim Anthony and Leonard Terrell along with their community built the church in 1952.
Helen was proceeded in death by her parents Jim & Sarah Anthony, her husband, Charles Tye, her son-in-law Tommie Chastain, her granddaughter Gracie Clodfelter, her grandson Jordan Lunsford, her son Bill Monroe Tye, her siblings Marcelene Rowe, Ruby Anderson, Coy Anthony, JD Anthony, Tommye Jewel Anderson and two baby sisters that passed at birth.
She is survived by her daughter Marcella Chastain, her step-sons and spouses Joe & Ruth Morris, Jack & Michelle Morris, J Berry & Jonette Morris and step-daughter and spouse Peggy & Dewayne Ashmore, her daughter-in-law Judy Tye Donelson, her sister-in-law Phyllis Anthony, her grandsons and spouses Rick & Trina Chastain, Doug & Diane Tye, Jason & Sarah Tye and her granddaughter and spouse Kelli & Sheldon Clodfelter. Her great grandchildren Amanda, DJ, Dylan, Dairyn, Jacelyn, Jacob, Thomas, Tyler, Dailyn, Bailey and Jaycee.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at White Chapel with Pastors Howell Ferguson and Wayne Rice officiating. Interment will follow at South Bethel Cemetery in Braggs under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

Viewing will be Friday, September 20th, 2019 at Agent-Millsap Event Center in Gore from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
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  • Visitation

    September 20, 2019 | 12:00pm - 6:00am
    September 20, 2019 12:00pm - 6:00am
    Agent Millsap Event Center
    110 N. Hwy. 10
    GORE, OK
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  • Helen Tye Funeral

    September 21, 2019 | 10:00am
    September 21, 2019 10:00am
    White Chapel Church
    GORE, OK
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    Rev. Wayne Rice
    Rev. Hal Ferguson
  • Interment

    September 21, 2019 | 11:30am
    September 21, 2019 11:30am
    South Bethel Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    BRAGGS, OK 74423
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We will all miss Aunt Helen greatly. I loved her smile and laugh.
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Aunt Helen will remain in our hearts forever - her loving heart, her sense of humor, her style. We will miss her. With love,
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Our memories of Helen will always include lots of laughter. She was such a great hostess....enough food to last a lifetime! With love and sympathy
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