Helen C. Burgess, a resident of Okmulgee, died July 9, 2018 in Tulsa at the age of 76. She was born March 26, 1942 in Henryetta to George C. "Mutt" Hogan & Eunice M. McCullah Hogan.
She was a writer and editor for the Muscogee Creek Nation Newspaper for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Burgess, parents, George C. "Mutt" Hogan and Eunice Roulston, daughter, Dana C. Bennett, and grandson, Brett Bible.
Helen is survived by two sons: Sammy Le Bennett (Spike) of Okmulgee, and Christopher Chalakee of Okmulgee; two daughters: Leslie D. Cantrell of Okmulgee and Sharalee Bible of Okmulgee; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren; three sisters: Susan Bratt & husband Terry of Morris, Donna Hill & husband Mike of South Coffeyville, Okla., and Louann Roulston of Morris, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, July 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Integrity Chapel. Interment will follow at Lackey Cemetery in Hitchita. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.