Lonie (Beaver) Tapia, 76, a resident of Hanna, Oklahoma, passed on from this life on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on March 7th, 1944 in Talihina to Tom Beaver and Leaster (Cummings) Deo. Lonie left Hanna at a young age. She attended Haskell IndiSchool until her fraduation. She moved to New Mexico at the age of 18 then on to Seattle, Washington. She lived in Washington for 47 years until she moved back to Hanna, Oklahoma.
Lonie married Arnie Tapia on May 21st, 1983. She enjoyed traveling and shopping for clothes. She worked for Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington until her retirement on April 30th, 1999.
Lonie was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Joe Archuleta, son John Leo Archuleta, 4 sisters: Juanita Kelly, Nancy Bruner, Joyce Bark and Izora Carter.
She is survived by her husband, Arnie, of the home, son Gil Archuleta and wife Shirley of Renton, Washington, son Arnie Tapia Jr and wife Cori of Texarkana, Texas, son Harold Jerome Tapia of Lawton, Oklahoma, sister Kay Murray of Hanna, Oklahoma, 8 Grandchildren: Tina Archuleta and Joey Archuleta of Washington, Chantelle Hampton, and Chera Fulton of Washington, Zacharee, Jacob and Austin Tapia and Erin Butler and 9 Great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Lonie loved her family and friends. she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be dearly missed by all.
Viewing will be 3-6:00pm on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Wake Service will be at 6:00pm Wednesday May 20th, 2020 at Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta, Oklahoma.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00am, Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at Hanna First Baptist Church in Hanna, Oklahoma.
Interment to follow at Hanna Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
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