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Jesse James Leader

June 2, 1941 April 9, 2019
Jesse James Leader
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Obituary for Jesse James Leader

Jesse James Leader passed away Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 77.

Jesse was born June 2, 1941 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to Barney James Leader and Effie Harjo. He attended Spaulding public schools and Chilocco schools and received his GED. He was a heavy equipment operator in the construction field. Jesse was a member of the Snake Creek Baptist Church. He loved reading the Bible and loved his grandchildren. He was an artist and has artwork in the Muscogee 5 Tribes Museum, he liked working heavy equipment, NASCAR and OU Sooners.

Jesse is preceded in death by his parents, Barney Leader and Liza Barnett Leader, his grandma Kizzie, daughter Katherine Leader siblings; Gilbert Mcully, Kenneth Mcully, Mary Bear, Salina Sanchez, Joyce Mcully and James Leader. He is survived by his children; son Michael Leader and wife Tonya of Shawnee, Oklahoma, daughter Brigita Leader of Shawnee, daughter Stephanie Prysork of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, daughter Melanie Leader of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, son Barney James Leader and wife Celestine of Seminole, Oklahoma, fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, siblings; Lottie Coody of Wewoka, Evelyn Mcully of Tahlequah, Marilyn Moore of Seminole, Edwin Mcully of Sallisaw, William Mcully of Tahlequah, Raymond Leader of Lamar, Eddie Leader of Okemah, Sandra Leader Deer of Wewoka.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville, Oklahoma with Pastor Bill Hobia officiating and Pastor Jeff Sloan assisting.
Wake will be 6:00-8:00pm Friday April 12, 2019 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel.

Pallbearers are Joshua Leader, Christopher Leader, Aaron Leader, Blake Adair, Hokkolen Mcully, Zack Mcully. Honorary pallbearers are Richard Dunn, Daniel Bear, Patrick Bear and Richard Wolf.

Interment will follow at Tiger family cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Holdenville, Oklahoma.

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6:00 PM 4/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

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Holdenville, OK 74848

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home
301 East Main Holdenville 74848 OK





1:00 PM 4/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

301 East Main
Holdenville, OK 74848

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home
301 East Main Holdenville 74848 OK

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