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  • Pryor is also known as: Pryor Creek, Oklahoma, Mayes County / Pryor Creek city, and Pryor.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Bob Davis (baseball player), and Rae Norman (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Daily Times.

History

Originally named Coo-Y-Yah, Cherokee for Huckleberry, it was renamed Pryor Creek, the name of the local railroad station (named for the creek). Due to confusion in distinguishing handwritten mailing addresses to Pryor Creek and Pond Creek, the U. S. Postal Service name for the city was shortened to Pryor, though the official name of the city remains Pryor Creek. The history of Pryor Creek, Oklahoma has roots that go back over 185 years. The Union Mission was established in 1820, southeast of what is the Chouteau-Mazie area. Here was where the first school and printing press were established in what is now the State Of Oklahoma. Just prior to the establishment of Union Mission, Captain Nathaniel Pryor settled near here and established a trading post on Grand River. Captain Pryor was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, a veteran of the War of 1812, and agent to the Osage Indians. Over a period of years, pioneers and explorers carved a trail through this section of the country that became known as the...

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Pryor Obituaries

It was noted by Peoria Journal Star on September 9th, 2015 that Bill Williams passed on in Henry, Illinois.  Williams was 74 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bill's life.

It was revealed on July 2nd, 2015 that Steven Donald Roomsburg passed on in Yakima, Washington.  Roomsburg was 68 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Steven Donald's life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on August 2nd, 2014 that Betty Jo Vickery passed on in Richland, Washington.  Vickery was 83 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty Jo's life.

It was written by Amarillo Globe-News on June 23rd, 2014 that Billie Jean Davis (Ramsey) perished in Amarillo, Texas.  Ms. Davis was 85 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Billie Jean's life.

It was reported on May 10th, 2014 that Howard S Dye perished in Pryor, Oklahoma.  Dye was 87 years old and was born in Hutchinson, KS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Howard S's life.

It was revealed on April 15th, 2014 that Howard S Dye died in Pryor, Oklahoma.  Dye was 87 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Howard S's life.

It was written by Tri-City Herald on March 5th, 2014 that Gordon D Gann perished in Richland, Washington.  Gann was 81 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gordon D's life.

It was revealed by Tri-City Herald on January 16th, 2014 that Larry Ray Hines died in Kennewick, Washington.  Hines was 59 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Larry Ray's life.

It was revealed by Visalia Times-Delta on January 3rd, 2014 that Clarence J "C J" Ritcvhie died in Visalia, California.  Ritcvhie was 87 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Clarence J "C J"'s life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on December 6th, 2013 that Geneva Mildred Wallis (Alexander) passed away in Richland, Washington.  Ms. Wallis was 85 years old and was born in Pryor, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Geneva Mildred's life.

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Leonard B. Dill
He previously lived in Pryor Okla. He was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Chickasha, Okla. to Berry and Lola Dill. He was a retired road foreman in Oklahoma and lifetime farmer ... followed at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson, Ariz. Honorary pallbearers were ...
http://www.bensonnews-sun.com/articles/2010/11/03/obituaries/obit1.txt

Richard Butler
and is survived by his wife Grace, brothers Charley Trott and Robert Butler, Pryor, OK, ex-wife Kathleen ... His ashes will be interred at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA. This obituary was published in the Tulsa World on 10/31/2010.
http://www.tulsaworld.com/site/articlepath.aspx?articleid=20101031_Ob_obsl_7636524&rss_lnk=6

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Pryor Cemetery is located on state highway 20 just as you are leaving Pryor, Oklahoma, and is on both sides of the highway : Raper Cemetery
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