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June 6, 2012

Cameron Charlene Gregory


PARK HILL – Services for Cameron Gregory will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the Reed Culver Funeral Home Chapel, with Brother Johnny Faught officiating. Interment will follow at Park Hill Cemetery.

Visitation for Cameron will be held from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Services are under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

 Cameron Charlene Gregory was born on Sept. 23, 1935, in Wewoka, the daughter of Larnce and Pearl (Garlick) Denney.

Cameron grew up in Konawa, leaving there after she graduated high school in 1953 to attend CHC in Elk City for nursing. When she completed nursing school, she moved to Blackwell, where she stayed until 1963, when she moved to Tahlequah with her daughter.

Cameron was a licensed nurse and worked for many years at Tahlequah City Hospital, as well as several of the local nursing homes. She would continue her nursing career for Talking Leaves Job Corp until she retired in 1992.

Cameron was an avid bowler and she loved football, especially the Dallas Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners. Cameron also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. It was known you would never go hungry around Granny’s house. Cameron was also a gifted florist and spent countless hours preparing flower arrangements. She also had a love for the old country swing musicm from such greats as Bob Wills and Hank Williams.

She cherished the stories shared by her grandsons; they would sit and talk and tell her about everything and always keep her smiling. Family and her close friends were very important to her. She passed June 2, 2012, at the age of 76 years. Cameron will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Cameron is preceded in death by her mother and father.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Denita Shamel and her husband Gary, of Salina; her granddaughters, Mindy Iness and her partner Sally Collins of Tulsa, and Regenia Roach and her husband Jackie, of Locust Grove; and three great-grandchildren, Tashown Shamel, J. David Shamel, and Dale Roach; one sister, Tommie Rath and her husband Johnny of Covington; one brother, Ronald Nimmo and his wife Pat, of Duncan; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loved ones.

Reed-Culver Funeral Home, 117 W. Delaware, (918) 456-2551.

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