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Wickliffe is located between Salina and Spavinaw at an equal distance. The school and cemetery are about
seven miles N of Salina on Highway 82 highway.
The school and the cemetery are side by side on the South side of the road.
The little cemetery on the east side on school grounds holds about 5-6 graves of children(so far as can be found
out at this time.) The Main cemetery is on the west side of the school.

In the early 1920's. the school officials attempted to have the graves moved to the larger cemetery but 
E. L. Howell, who has two children buried there and others of this community protested the moving and
it has been left alone since.

BELL Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Bells infant son . b & d. Feb. 12, 1949.

Newspaper Clippings of Mayes Co. 1917-1949 Obit Services were held for Infant son of Bells.

Funeral Services were held for the infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Bell Monday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. The services were held at Salina. Interment was in Wickliffe Cemetery under the direction of Green Funeral Home. Survivors include the parents, two brothers and three sisters

NOTE: Funeral Home Record on file at Pryor Library says fathers name is HENRY Bell. Mother :Gladys Rodgers.
Buried on School side of cemetery. No exact location or headstone Mrs./Miss Blackbear b. unknown d. by Nov. 5, 1917 . Buried Nov. 6th. Salina News Nov. 9, 1917 Vol. 5 No. 33 Pg.1:
A Full blood Cherokee Woman by the name of Black Bear was buried at Wickliffe 35 Tuesday.

Bresendine Rosa J. Harmon Bresendine - is buried under HARMON beside her first husband.
Burial Rites Held for Salina Woman

Services for Mrs. Rosa Brizendine, 81, Salina resident of Salina and this county for the past 40 years, were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Salina Assembly of God Church, with Rev. Luther Jones and Rev. Plunk officiating. Interment was in the Wickliffe Cemetery under the direction of Green Funeral Home. Mrs. Bresendine died in a Pryor hospital Monday.

She was born June 13, 1879, at Canton, Ill.She formerly lived at Murphy, before moving to Salina. Mrs. Bresendine was a member of the Holiness faith.

She is survived by one son Woodrow Harmon, Wellington Kans., one daughter Mary Patton, Salina and seven grandchildren.

Salina News Mar. 2, 1922 Vol. 1 No. 3

The infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Budder died Saturday morning of Pneumonia. The body was laid to rest in Wickliffe cemetery Sunday. The Budders are Cherokee people and lived two miles west of Steely.

Salina News June 12, 1914 Vol. 2 No. 12 under Dragger Items:

Mrs. Cochran who had been sick for several months died Sunday at 11 a.m. She was buried Monday at the Wickliffe School Cemetery.
Conway, Luther

May 26, 1912 -Sept. 3, 1923

Salina News Vo. 9 No 6

A son of Mr. & Mrs. Conway of Spavinaw, was buried at Wickliffe Cemetery Monday.
Fuller, Freda Jane

b. & d. Dec. 17, 1941

Mayes Co. Newspaper Clippins 1917-1949 Folder at Pryor Library

Infant Buried

Funeral services for Freda Jane Fuller, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Fuller, who died at home in Spavinaw Dec. 17, were held at 2 o'clock at the Wyckliffe School Friday. Burial in the Wyckliffe Cemetery was under the direction of the Green Funeral Home.
Gammel. Dorothy L.

Mayes Co. Newspaper Clippings 1917-1949 - Oct, 9, 1941- Pryor Library

Salina Resident Buried Sunday

Funeral services wer held Sunday at the Wickliffe School for Mrs. Dorothy L. Gammel, 31, of Salina. Mrs. Gammel died Oct. 3 at the Herrington hospital following a week's illness. Burial in the Wickliffe cemetery was directed by the Green funeral home.

Mrs. Gammel was born June 20, 1910, in Rhode Island. She leaves her husband and six children.
Gott, Hester V.

Daily Times Vol. 63. No. 248 pg. 2 Dec. 17, 1995

Funeral sevcice for Hester V. Gott, 87, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Moore Funeral home Chapel in Owasso.

Interment will be at 3 p.m. at the Wickliffe Cemetery north of Salina. Service are under the direction of Moore Funeral Home's Owasso Chapel.

Mrs. Gott was born Nov. 25, 1908 in Wickliffe Community and died Friday, Dec. 15, 1995 in Kansas City, Mo. A retired seamstress and interior decorator, she was the daughter of William Calvin Partain and Lydia Soldier Partain. She was married to Van Gott.

Hester is survived by a son and daughter -in-law Van and Molly Gott of California, grandchildren, Eric Gott, of Colorado, Jim Gott, of California, Mary Steele and Allison Leyn, both of California. 15 great grandchildren; brother Eugene Partain of Langley and numerous nieces and nephews.
Harmon, Robert

Salina News Vol. 10 No. 18 under Wickliffe Warblers

A son of Mr.Harmon was buried at Wickliffe Cemetery Sunday
Harmon, James  W.

Mar. 1942 Pryor Daily times

Death of J. W. Harmon, Pioneer at Salina

Announcement was made this morning of the death at Salina of J. W. Harmon, aged 71 years, from a heat atack after 8 hours of suffering. Deceased had been a resident of Salina for 18 years and was born in Carroll Co. Va.

He is survived by his wife, Rosa Harmon, a brother, A.C. Harmon of Salina, one daughter, Mrs. Mary Payton of Pryor and one son Woodrow Harmon of the home. Funeral services will be conducted at the Wickliffe church Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev. Jage Gage, burial in the Wickliffe cemetery near Salina under the direction of the Green funeral home.
Johnson, Flora Etta

Pryor Jeffersonian Dec. 18, 1979 under Wickliffe News

Sympathy is extend to the Johnson family in the passing of their Mother, Mrs. Flora Johnson. Services were held at the church in Topsy and burial was in the Wickliffe Cemetery Monday afternoon

Vinita Journal pg. 148 submitted and transcribed by Eddene Thompson

Mrs. Flora Johnson, 85-year-old Langley resident died Friday afternoon in a Pryor hospital. Born Jan. 23, 1894, Mrs. Johnson had lived in the Spavinaw area for 35 years before moving to Langley on year ago. She attended the Assembly of God Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Holt, Ketchum; four sons, Buster Johnson, Langley, and Ben Johnson, French Johnson and Grover Johnson, all of Spavinaw; one brother, Alfred Black, Langley; 27 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and on great -great- grandchild. Services were held today at 2:30 p.p, at the Topsy (rest is not readable)
Johnson, Cindy Lou

Obit online at Luginbuel F.H. Vinita site:

Cindy Lou Johnson, 32, of Vinita, passed away Tuesday at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville.
Cindy was born on Sept. 19, 1973 in Claremore, OK to Grover and Barbara (King) Johnson.
She was a lifelong area resident and graduate of Afton High School
Survivors include her companion-Jason Trevor
Mother and Step-Father; Barbara and James Hinkle of Vinita
3 Children; Bryan Keith Weaver of Cleora
James Monroe Edwards of Rogers, AR
Autumn Lou Ann Edwards of Rogers, AR
Brother-Roger Johnson of Vinita
Sisters; Mary Hinkle of Catoosa, Betty Hinkle of Vinita
Sister and Brothers; Terri Willhite of Langley Brian Johnson,
Ricky Johnson of Zena
Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, at Luginbuel Funeral Home
Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25, 2006 at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Ketchum with burial to follow at Wickliffe Cemetery in Mayes County.
Arrangements are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral of Vinita, OK.
Lowery Infant Girl

Buried Sept. 29, 1923

Salina News Vol. 9 No. 9  Pg. 1

Little daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lowery of Spavinaw, was buried in Wickliffe Cemetery Wednesday.

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