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 #
Abbott, Jessie Mae Tulsa World 06/17/1980
Abbott, John C Tulsa Tribune 06/01/1982
Abbott, Judie (Mrs. Agatha) Tulsa World 10/16/1982
Abbott, Lee Roy Tulsa World 11/06/1986
Abbott, Lee Scott Tulsa World 07/24/1964 18
Abbott, Leland H Tulsa World 11/22/1988
Abbott, Lillie Mae Tulsa World 01/22/1983
Abbott, Louella Tulsa World 02/21/1988
Abbott, Louis Tulsa World 04/20/1966 26, c
Abbott, Louis Tulsa Tribune 04/20/1966 44
Abbott, Louis A. Tulsa World 04/22/1966 38, c
Abbott, Lydia Autumn (infant daug Tulsa Tribune 10/26/1985
Abbott, Marie Tulsa World 08/24/1987
Abbott, Marion M Tulsa World 04/08/1968
Abbott, Mary Tulsa Tribune 04/20/1964 26
Abbott, Mary Elizabeth Tulsa World 04/19/1964 6
Abbott, Mary Elizabeth Tulsa World 04/20/1964 11
Abbott, Mary Elizabeth Tulsa Tribune 04/18/1964 14
Abbott, Mattie Tulsa World 01/03/1975
Abbott, Maurice Tulsa Tribune 09/20/1978
Abbott, Mona Tulsa Tribune 11/13/1989
Abbott, Mrs. Verda Tulsa World 01/20/1965
Abbott, Oilver F. Tulsa World 03/28/1963 13
Abbott, R.E. Tulsa Tribune 01/28/1985
Abbott, Savilla Tulsa Tribune 03/07/1966 4
Abbott, Verda (Mrs. Jessie) Tulsa Tribune 01/19/1965 6
Abbott, Willie Tulsa World 05/12/1964 6
Abbott, Willie Tulsa World 05/13/1964 4
Abbott, Willie Tulsa Tribune 05/12/1964 6
Abbott, Willie Tulsa Tribune 05/12/1964 34
Abderson, Joe J Tulsa World 02/20/1967
Abdo, Alfred Ray Tulsa World 09/24/1988
Abdo, George Tulsa Tribune 02/16/1977
Abdo, Harry M Tulsa Tribune 03/16/1977
Abdo, Juanita Ruth Tulsa World 10/24/1964 8
Abdo, Juanita Ruth Tulsa World 10/25/1964 25
Abdo, Lillie Tulsa World 07/30/1985
Abdoo, M. Tulsa Tribune 12/14/1966
Abdoo, Vernon Tulsa Tribune 03/19/1986
Abdul-Kareem, Majeed Tulsa World 01/20/1982
Abegg, Anne Tulsa World 01/31/1967
Abel, Arthur W. Sr. Tulsa World 10/02/1972
Abel, Carl H. Jr. Tulsa Tribune 08/02/1978
Abel, Chester C. ''Son'' Tulsa World 08/14/1988
Abel, Clifford Harvey Sr. Tulsa World 08/08/1988
Abel, Clyde Watts Tulsa World 09/04/1990
Abel, Donald Ervin (Spec. 4) Tulsa Tribune 08/30/1976
Abel, Edna Tulsa Tribune 08/21/1986
Abel, James Tulsa Tribune 11/05/1986
Abel, James Tulsa World 11/06/1986