Wanada Merl “Tweety” White Crow Red Hat July 9, 1954 - February 7, 2017

A traditional all-night Indian wake service for Wanada Merl “Tweety” White Crow Red Hat, 62, of Longdale, OK began at 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Canton Native American Gymnasium. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the same venue with Reverend Gerald Panana and Reverend Delford White Crow officiating. Interment followed in Canton Reinterment (Chiefs) Cemetery near Canton Lake. Wanada Merl “Tweety” White Crow Red Hat entered Heavens gates on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at El Reno Care Center, El Reno, OK. Tweety was born to Woodrow and Naomi Fern (Hill) White Crow on July 9, 1954 at Clinton, OK. She is survived by her husband, Luther Red Hat of the home; son Gilbert De’Wayne Johnson of Putnam, OK; daughters Augustine Joy Red Hat and M.D. Spotted Corn, Sr. of Geary, OK and Kala White Crow of Oklahoma City, OK; sister Bertha Thunderbull of Geary, OK, sister Edwina White Crow of California, brother Oliver Charles White Crow of Seiling, OK, sisters Donna, Charlene and Andrea Harrington all of Clinton, OK; grandchildren Cheynna Red Hat and Robert Cheney, Jr. of Cannon, TX, Shaynna and Marcos Baros of El Reno, OK and Glen Walker, Jr. of the home in Longdale, OK; one nephew, Theodore White Crow of Philadelphia, MS; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous family and friends that will greatly miss her. She was preceded in death by her parents; DeWayne, Janice, Debbie and Theodore White Crow and George Harrington. Tweety and Luther were united in matrimony on January 4, 1977. Together they made their home in Longdale, OK for 42 years. Tweety’s life was surrounded by loving and caring for her family. She raised her two younger brothers, Andrew and George Harrington along with her nephew Theo White Crow and niece Kala White Crow, whom she later adopted. She was a very skilled worker, a constant participant in the Southern Cheyenne ceremonies which she believed in and respected. Her life was centered around her three grandchildren, Cheyenne Red Hat, Shayna Walker and Glen Walker, Jr. At home cooking, cleaning, and caring for them and her husband Luther is where she stood constant. In her later years Tweety worked as a certified nurses aide for the surrounding nursing facilities. Condolences may be made online at www.piercefunerahomes.com.

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