Mary Tsatoke-Jones

Mary Elizabeth Tsatoke-Jones, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at the age of 79 years. Mary was born at the Kiowa Indian Hospital in Lawton, Okla. on Jan. 25, 1934, to the late Rev. Cecil Arthur Huntinghorse Tsatoke and mother, Jennie Haumpy-Tsatoke, who loved her dearly. She was a former member of Cache Creek United Methodist Church in Carnegie, Okla., and currently a member of Washington Hills United Methodist Church in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Tsatoke-Bread, Dorothy Tsatoke-Gray, Stella Tsatoke-Rivera; one brother, Rev. John Tsatoke; and two grandchildren, Adam Thompson and Jessica Cheek. Mary is survived by her husband, Lee Norris Jones of 41 years; one sister, Vivian Komardley, of Apache, Okla.; three daughters, Beverly Bunton and husband, Dallas, of Chattanooga, Ramona "Tweet" Cheek and husband, Michael, of Graham, N.C., and Beki Davis, of Victorville, Calif. She has also survived by six grandchildren, Dallas Bunton Jr., Dawn "Renee" Bunton, Dusty Vigil, Darin Bunton, Jason Cheek and Tina Asevedo, and further survived by 19 great-grandchildren, Dallas Bunton III, Kenny Bunton, Joseph Bunton, Dustin Bunton, Kaleb Bunton, Bryson Bunton, Naomi Bunton, Jasmine Bunton, Brayden Hilton, Adison Hilton, Maria Vigil, Kaia Bunton, Taylor Cheek, Raygan Cheek, Ryker Thompson, Kayla Manier, Jeffrey Manier, Jacob Manier and Johnnie Asevedo and many nieces, nephews and foster children. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Comanche Nation Funeral Home, 2701 SW J St., Lawton, Oklahoma. Officiating will be by the Rev. Marilyn Bread, nephew, Rev. Monroe Tsatoke will give the Family Message. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343 with Rev. Bobby Black officiating. The family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Marys name to Family Home & Hospice Care, 175 24th St., Cleveland, TN 37311. Please share your thoughts and memories at Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

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