Christine Harjo, a resident of Henryetta passed away Tuesday, December 18th, 2018, in Henryetta at the age of 89. She was born December 23rd, 1928 in Wetumka to Lewis Marshall and Mandy (Herron) Marshall. She worked as a cook at Graham #32 School for 34 years. She was a member of Hickory Ground #1 Baptist Church in Henryetta.
She is preceded in death by her husband Benjamin Harjo in 2001. Also by a son, James Harjo, two grandchildren, Craig Bucktrot and Utah Johnson, six brothers and seven sisters.
She is survived by nine children: Drew Johnson & wife Mary of Wetumka;
Mary Wagner & husband Steve of Wetumka;
Frank Harjo of Salem;
Mandy Harjo of Mounds;
Karen Powell & husband Jerry of Wetumka;
Anna Harjo of Okmulgee;
William Harjo & wife Rosalie of Dustin;
Ben Harjo & wife Joleta of Enid;
Judy Montiel & husband Eddie of Henryetta;
Twenty one grandchildren;
Forty one great grandchildren;
Six great-great grandchildren;
Also by a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Viewing for Mrs. Harjo will be on Friday, December 21st at Integrity Funeral Service from noon until 4:00 pm. Procession will leave the funeral home at 4:00 p.m., Friday to Hickory Ground #1 Baptist Church.
Wake services are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Friday, at Hickory Ground #1 Church.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Hickory Ground #1 Church with Rev. Mitchell Taylor & Rev. Sidney Lee officiating. Resting place will be at Mrs. Harjo's residence in Salem under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Harjo's grandsons, Greg Thomas, Kevin Bucktrot, Cameron Powell, Jon Harjo, Johnny Johnson, & son-in-law Eddie Montiel. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Wagner, Frank Harjo, William Harjo, Drew Johnson, Ben Harjo, Steve Wagner, Jerry Powell, Keith Bucktrot, Takoma Waggnor, Jeremy Powell, Gary Strayhorn, Avery "Mickey" Holata, & Kylar James.