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June 3, 2014

George Butler Meek

McALESTER — George Butler Meek, 60, of Haileyville, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Nov. 24, 1953, in Santa Maria, Calif., he was the son of Harold and Elsie Meek. He had lived most of his life in Oklahoma, mostly in Tulsa, until moving to Hartshorne in 1987.

He married Gloria Capitano in November 1981, in McAlester. He had worked as a truck driver and then went to work as a roughneck in the oil and gas fields. Most recently he had worked as a cook in local restaurants.

He was big fan of Oklahoma University football and rarely missed a televised game.

He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Meek, of the home; three daughters and one son, Angela Meek, of Haileyville, April Meek, of Arizona, Annie Meek, of Arizona, and Jeremy Meek, of McAlester; grandchildren, Aiden Cirar, Destiny Meek, Daisy Meek, Elsie Meek, Kikiou Meek, Teron Weldon, Sierra Hatter, Elzaray Hatter, Traci Lavelle, Shadow Lavelle, Serenity Sawyer and Alex Sawyer; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Harold Meek, of Wagoner, and Jerry and Mary Ann Meek, of Coweta; one sister, Mary Welsh, of Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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