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 #
Yarbrough, Leota Tulsa World 07/22/1970
Yarbrough, Leslie (Mrs.) Tulsa Tribune 01/13/1977
Yarbrough, Lessie Tulsa World 07/10/1980
Yarbrough, Lillie A. Tulsa World 07/29/1986 B12
Yarbrough, Maude Tulsa World 04/21/1977
Yarbrough, Pansy Tulsa Tribune 01/13/1977
Yarbrough, Sam H. Tulsa Tribune 03/24/1964 12
Yarbrough, Thelma Tulsa Tribune 12/28/1979
Yarbrough, Vernon Tulsa Tribune 02/20/1968
Yarbrough, Vesta Tulsa World 06/22/1968
Yarbrough, William Tulsa World 04/13/1965
Yarbrough, William P. Tulsa Tribune 04/13/1965 11
Yard, Mary Alice Tulsa Tribune 10/10/1966
Yardy, William Tulsa Tribune 10/13/1965 55
Yarger, Jr., Kenneth Tulsa Tribune 04/22/1970
Yarnell, Paul Tulsa Tribune 07/12/1982
Yaseck, Benjamin (Mrs.) Tulsa World 09/14/1971
Yaseck, Opal Tulsa World 09/14/1971
Yates, Anna Pearl Tulsa World 05/09/1963 4
Yates, Anna Pearl Tulsa World 05/09/1963 18
Yates, Bessie Tulsa Tribune 04/25/1970
Yates, Cynthia Tulsa Tribune 12/21/1983
Yates, Denver Tulsa Tribune 08/08/1984
Yates, Evelyn Tulsa Tribune 08/22/1988
Yates, Florine Tulsa Tribune 08/24/1987
Yates, Frank Tulsa World 02/24/1963 11
Yates, Glen Arthur Tulsa World 07/05/1964 1
Yates, Jim Tulsa Tribune 12/27/1983
Yates, John (Mrs.) Tulsa Tribune 05/05/1986
Yates, Joseph Tulsa Tribune 11/12/1977
Yates, June Tulsa Tribune 05/05/1986
Yates, Lloyd Tulsa Tribune 01/11/1984
Yates, Mary Tulsa Tribune 03/23/1976
Yates, Mary Velula Tulsa World 07/26/1964 3-21
Yates, Neva Tulsa Tribune 09/03/1974
Yates, Peter Tulsa Tribune 03/04/1968
Yates, Plaz Tulsa World 08/30/1975
Yates, Roy Wilton Tulsa World 06/04/1964 27
Yates, Roy Wilton Tulsa Tribune 06/03/1964 22
Yates, Roy Wilton Tulsa Tribune 06/03/1964 24
Yates, Roy Wilton Tulsa Tribune 06/05/1964 16
Yates, Sarah Tulsa World 03/24/1982
Yates, Troy Tulsa World 04/03/1982
Yates, Winton Tulsa World 06/05/1964 21
Yawitz, Paul Tulsa World 06/12/1983
Yazbeck, George Tulsa World 07/26/1971
Yberra, Tomasa Tulsa World 06/13/1964 7
Yberry, Tomasa Tulsa Tribune 06/13/1964 12
Yeager, Archie Tulsa World 02/06/1982
Yeager, Drew Tulsa World 11/17/1978

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