Tahlequah Daily Press

December 4, 2013

Dewey E. Coursey


TAHLEQUAH — Dewey E. Coursey, of Richardson, Texas, passed away on Friday, Nov. 29.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Green Country Funeral Home, with Joe Layman of New Hope Fellowship Church officiating.

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3. Burial will follow the funeral at Hendricks Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Green Country Funeral Home.

Dewey was born in Black Gum on Oct. 13, 1930. He was married to Joan B. Coursey on Oct. 15, 1983; they were married 30 years.

Dewey worked in sales and marketing for many years. He enjoyed golf, fishing and computers. While they still lived in Springdale, Ark., Dewey was involved in his church, New Hope Fellowship.

Dewey is survived by wife, Joan of Richardson; children, Linda Maxey and husband, Mike of Oklahoma, Monique Eernisse and husband, John of Texas; step-daughter, Margaret Kizzia and husband, Jerry of Texas; stepson, Stephen Russell and wife, Paige of Florida; grandchildren, Heath and Heather Maxey, Jay and Jason Kizzia, Adam and Seth Russell; brothers, Wilbur and Elmer Coursey; and numerous nieces and nephews, and other family and friends.

Dewey is preceded in death by son, David Coursey; brother, Leroy Coursey; and parents Henry and Sylvia Coursey.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598 or New Hope Fellowship Church, P. O. Box 6100, Springdale, Ark. 72766.

The family of Dewey E. Coursey wishes to thank the very caring staff at Appletree Court Assisted Living Center, Richardson.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.