Norma Jean Tecumseh

July 19, 1954 ~ December 4, 2019 (age 65)


Norma Jean Tecumseh

1954 – 2019

Norma Jean was born July 19, 1954 she attended Senca Indian Boarding school and graduated from Sequoia Indian Boarding school where she met her husband July Tecumseh they enter into a loving union on Dec. 18,1972 they built their life in Dallas Tx and had three kids. She worked as a machine operator for 1st Texas pharmaceutical and later work at Mary Kay cosmetics as a machine operator. July was called into ministry they later moved to Oklahoma where they now reside in Muskogee OK. She then proceeded to work at Grace Living Center as a Food dietitian until her health forced her to retire. Before Norma fell ill another son came into her life she enjoyed every moment with her baby son Isaiah Lee, no matter what pain she was in he made the rest of her life worth fighting for. Norma passed away Dec.4,2019 in Okemah Ok with family by her side.

Norma is preceded in death by her parents, Richard Byrd & Rosalee (Feathers) Byrd.

She is survived by her husband, Rev. July Tecumseh; Children-Tullemarsey Tecumseh(Tee) from Muskogee OK, Yv-hv-etv Tecumseh from Muskogee OK, Tysie Tecumseh (Sis) from Irving TX & Isaiah Lee from Muskogee Ok; Brothers/Sisters- Huckleberry Byrd from Coweta Ok, Terry Wayne Byrd from Sallisaw Ok, Lloyd Edward Byrd (Dino) from Tahlequah Ok, & Phillis Jane Hout from Minnesota; Grandchildren- Merkv Tecumseh,Taniya Tecumseh,Taiya Tecumseh,Tysie Tecumseh,Cherokee Tecumseh, Yv-hv-etv Tecumseh Jr. Ariana Ortiz (Nettvce), Christian Ugalde (Little C) & Urijah Tongkeamha; G-Grand children- Kaleona La'Shaee

A wake will be conducted at 7:00 pm, December 6, at Concharty Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be 2:00pm Saturday, December 6, at Concharty Methodist Church with Rev. Margret Johnson & Jeremiah Wilson officiating. Graveside service will be 4:00 pm Saturday, December 6 be at Old Tecumseh Cemetery.

Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be made at

Funeral Service

Saturday, December 7, 2019
2:00 PM

Concharty Methodist Church
19040 Garfield Rd
Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447

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