Rev. Dinah Welch (Squirrel) Oocumma

Born: Wed., Jul. 20, 1927
Died: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Location: Wesleyan Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Location: Wesleyan Church

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Rev. Dinah Welch Oocumma, 90, of Cherokee passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

Born July 20, 1927 in Cherokee.  She was an Assistant Pastor of the Cherokee Wesleyan Church.  

Dinah was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great granny, and great great granny.  She was highly loved by everyone who knew her.  

She is survived by her children Martha Vim Oocumma, Catherine Ann Littlejohn, Allan Oocumma (wife Brenda), Wilson Oocumma (Wife Patricia), and Olsa Fay Oocumma; Grandchildren, Jason Littlejohn, Janelle Maney, and Joseph Littlejohn; Great Grandchildren, Shelby, Bailey, Davis, Hallie, Me-Li, Julian, Dylan, Triniti, Champ, Calvin, Jesse, Pheobe, and Navaeh; Great Great grandson, Mitchell Littlejohn; numerous cousins also survive.

Dinah is preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow W. Welch; her mother, Ollie Squirrel; one grandson, Tyron Oocumma; one infant great grandson, Jesse Maney.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the Cherokee Wesleyan Church from 11 AM until 1 pm with funeral services to follow at 2 pm.  Pastor Patricia Crockett will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Oocumma Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to be made to the Cherokee Wesleyan Church to be used for local charities.

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Candler and Bertie Cooper
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
we send our deepest sympathy to your family in the loss of your beautiful Mother and Grandmother
Our prayers are with you and may God give you all comfort.
God bless
Candler and Bertie Cooper and Family

Bill Burnett
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Allan, Wilson and the rest of Rev. Oocumma's family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Please accept my sincere condolences. May the Lord grant all of you solace in knowing what a special life your mother lived.

Elizabeth Stillwell
   Posted Wed August 30, 2017
Dear Family, you have my sympathy in the loss of your special loved one. May you find comfort in God's love. Hold on to the special memories. Love and Prayers, Elizabeth Stillwell

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