Matthew Johnson Tiger, 76 of Okmulgee, died Sept. 3, 2023, in Tulsa. He was born July 29, 1947, in Henryetta to Coody and Lela McNac Tiger
He is preceded in death by his parents, his late wife Caroline; children, Kellie and Terry; brothers Kenneth and Dean.
He is survived by his daughter Zoelynn Olea and husband Teodoro, brother George and wife Frances, grandchildren Chasity Tiger, Tyler Crenshaw, Damon Gunn, Justin Gunn, Jr; Darius Tiger, Brenay Tiger, Renae Tiger, Ayleah Powell, River Landsdale, Topley Powell, Jess Waterdown, Jr, great grandchildren Maya Tiger, Alaina LaSarge, Sierra LaSarge, Tahlee Tiger, Hazel Landsdale, and Courtney Hall. In addition, his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Viewing will be Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 from 3 till 7 p.m. at Integrity Funeral Service.
A wake service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 at 7 p.m. at Integrity Chapel.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 at 10 a.m. at the Yardeka Indian Baptist Church south of Henryetta with Reverend Fred Lowe and Norman Daniel officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Yardeka Indian Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jesse Urbana, Bubba Sanders, Topley Powell, Damon Gunn, Marsey Scott and River Landsdale. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Chief Bill Fife, Speaker Sam Alexander, Dr. James King, Dr. Michael Tosee, Second Speaker Jerry Wilson, Rick Wolfe, President Mitchell Cypress, Representative Mark Randolph, Cecil Harry, Woody Anderson, Moses Jumper, Jr. and Willie Wind.