Death Notice

The Death Notice Index is a database listing the dates of death notices that have appeared in the Tulsa World and Tulsa Tribune. Death notices are posted by the funeral home and contain references to the date of death and the date and location of funeral services. Obituaries are provided and purchased by the family and, though they vary in length, can provide biographical data and information on the survivors of the deceased. Because not every family purchased an obituary, this database, in general, indexes death notices only. The Central Library has both the Tulsa World and Tulsa Tribune on microfilm in the Research Center on the 4th floor. Copies or scans can be made from the microfilm.

The Death Notice Index contains the name of the person and the date the death notice appeared in the newspaper, covering the years 1963-1990 in the Tulsa World and 1964-1990 in the Tulsa Tribune.

Sometimes, the name you are searching is not listed. It may help to try a different spelling of the person's last name. There are many different ways to spell certain names, such as Lewis, Louis, Luis, or Stevens, Stephens, or Elliott, Elliot, Eliott, Eliot. If you are uncertain of the spelling of a last name, put the first few letters of a last name, such as "She", which will bring up names from Shea to Shewmaker.

Occasionally, there are articles about deaths and the death notices do not appear in the newspapers. In those cases, the dates and/or page numbers of the articles appear in the index.

For death notices from 1989 to the present, library customers with a valid library card can search the Tulsa World online via a library subscription service either at their neighborhood library or with through their own Internet connection.

For more information on obituaries, death notices, and newspaper articles, please visit the local history subject guide.

Title Newspaper Publication Date Page #
Aday, Curtis Tulsa Tribune 03/12/1965 13
Adbo, Willie Pauline Tulsa World 10/29/1986
Adcock, Avo Amy Tulsa Tribune 03/22/1989
Adcock, Charles Tulsa World 11/08/1966
Adcock, Elwood J Tulsa World 06/15/1989
Adcock, Golda Marie Tulsa Tribune 03/18/1965 3
Adcock, Golda Marie Tulsa Tribune 03/18/1965 16
Adcock, Mable Tulsa World 01/18/1989
Adcock, Mr. Charles Tulsa World 11/08/1966
Adcock, Mrs. Golda Marie Tulsa World 03/19/1965
Adcock, Mrs. Golda Marie Tulsa World 03/19/1965
Adcock, Mrs. Golda Marie Tulsa World 03/19/1965
Adcock, Otis V Tulsa Tribune 04/22/1975
Adcock, Paul Tulsa Tribune 05/04/1979
Adcox, Elloise Tulsa World 05/25/1964 1
Adcox, Eloise Tulsa Tribune 05/25/1964 27
Addington, Alice Tulsa Tribune 11/08/1968
Addington, Barney Tulsa Tribune 07/31/1984
Addington, Billie Ruth Tulsa Tribune 05/15/1984
Addington, Buel Tulsa World 06/29/1979
Addington, Dorothy Tulsa World 04/01/1990
Addington, Frank Bailey Tulsa Tribune 02/02/1985
Addington, JR Tulsa Tribune 01/11/1990
Addington, Kenneth E Tulsa Tribune 05/31/1979
Addington, Terri M Tulsa World 03/10/1982
Addington, William G Tulsa World 05/09/1980
Addington, William J Tulsa Tribune 04/21/1975
Addis, Janet Ann Tulsa World 10/17/1970
Addison, George E Tulsa World 11/18/1987
Addison, George Eugene Tulsa Tribune 11/17/1987
Addison, Kenneth F Tulsa Tribune 08/13/1981
Addy, Charles Tulsa Tribune 07/10/1984
Adelman, Eli Tulsa World 07/01/1978
Adelman, Walter E. Tulsa World 12/31/1964 22
Aden, John Tulsa World 12/21/1963 11
Aden, John Tulsa World 12/21/1963 11-Obit
Ader, Mariana Tulsa Tribune 11/27/1989
Aderholt, Howard Edmund (twin infan Tulsa Tribune 07/03/1985
Aderholt, John Paul (twin infant so Tulsa Tribune 07/03/1985
Adkins, Alice Tulsa Tribune 05/12/1965 48
Adkins, Amos Tulsa World 02/16/1978
Adkins, Carl (Spec. 4) Tulsa World 12/07/1967
Adkins, Carl (Spec. 4) Tulsa Tribune 12/07/1967
Adkins, Catherine Tulsa World 04/10/1987
Adkins, Clifton Tulsa Tribune 05/27/1980
Adkins, Dana M Tulsa Tribune 06/21/1990
Adkins, Doyle G Tulsa Tribune 11/30/1981
Adkins, Earl Tulsa World 04/11/1987
Adkins, Georga Mae Tulsa World 12/15/1966
Adkins, Georgia Mae Tulsa Tribune 12/13/1966