Jimmie Lou (Harjo) Harjo, age 65 and a former resident of Seminole county, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at her home in Tonkawa, Oklahoma.
A Wake service is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2020 at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel in Konawa, Oklahoma, and funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 7th at the Chapel. Burial will follow at Vamoosa Cemetery, and Rev. Arthur Carpitcher will officiate. Casket bearers are Jonathan Walker, Peyton Hunter, Ron Gipson, Adam Harjo, Stephen Harrison, and Travis Hunter. Honorary bearers are Noah Harjo, Francisco Porras Campos, David Martin, Charles Allen, Charles Warrior, Darrell Chisolm, and Felix Martinez.
Jimmie was born May 13, 1955 in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Almond Harjo and JoAnne (Wolf) Harjo. She graduated from Butner High School in Cromwell, Oklahoma. Jimmie was a member of the Indian Pentecostal Church of God in Konawa, and she was the Tribal Dispatcher for the Tonkawa Police Department. She married Johnnie Ray Harjo on April 19, 1996 in Konawa. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, and she loved to watch movies.
She is survived by her husband, Johnnie Ray Harjo of the home; one son, James Winford Harjo of Tonkawa, Oklahoma; four daughters, Wythema Porras and husband, Francisco of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Katie Harjo of Tonkawa, Jalena Harjo of Tonkawa, and Desiree Mitchell also of Tonkawa; two brothers, James Harjo of Tonkawa, and Jeremy Harjo of Ada, Oklahoma; one sister, Juanita Gipson and husband, Ron of Sasakwa, Oklahoma; one aunt, Susie Jones of Konawa; and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Almond and JoAnne Harjo; two daughters, Beth and Tisha Harjo; two brothers, Sambo and Richy Harjo; and three sisters, Elizabeth Robinson, Tammy Harjo, and Charlotte Harjo.
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