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Kathryn Susie Staley
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Obituary for Kathryn Susie Staley

Kathryn Susie Rose Staley, 64-year-old lifetime Vinita resident passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. She was born on April 19, 1953 in Tulsa to Arley Rose and Lucille (Smith) Ballance. Susie attended Vinita schools.

She was preceded in death by her father, two brothers, Arley and Glen Rose, one son Daniel Heltzel and her grandparents.

The surviving family includes; her mother, Lucille Ballance, step-father Leonard Ballance; a brother, Jake Rose; her son, Damien DJ Heltzel, numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, step-brothers, step-sisters, a very special step-brother, Adam Ballance of Arkansas, and other relatives.

The graveside service will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Military Cemetery near Langley, with Pastor Randy Willhite officiating. Arrangements are by the Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home of Vinita.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home Chapel

201 N. Wilson Street
Vinita, Oklahoma 74301

graveside service




1:00 PM
Military Cemetery

N 4430 Rd and E 360 Rd Vinita (Langley), Oklahoma 74301


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