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Death Notices

July 13, 2013

Joann “Woppie” Strong

Joann “Woppie” Strong, 79

McALESTER — Joann “Woppie” Strong, 79, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

Memorial services will be Monday at 10 a.m. Monday at the Meadowood Baptist Church in Midwest City.

Arrangements are under the direction of Barnes Friederich Funeral Home of Midwest City.

She was born in McAlester on March 6, 1934, and resided in Midwest City since 1973. She taught in public schools for 35 years.

She is survived by her three children, Debbie Arnold, Rod Strong, Bridget Dozier and husband Drew; son-in-law Charlie Arnold; five grandchildren, Tara Albertson and husband Jason, Gatlin Arnold, McKeever Arnold, Dax and Brock Dozier, and four great-grandchildren, Janai, Paizley, Harper and Journey Albertson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Doris and former husband, Richard Strong.

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