Funeral services for Paula Jo Cedar Barclay, 88, of Broken Arrow, OK, were held Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Skiatook, Oklahoma, with Father Kenneth Iheanacho officiating.
Interment was in Osage Garden Cemetery in Skiatook under the direction of Peters-Stumpff Funeral Home. Casket bearers for the service were Allen Taylor, Barrett Taylor, Seminole Taylor, John Wooten, Ryan Pete, Lookout Pete and Daniel Boyd. Honorary casket bearers were Paul Bemore Jr., Rodney Mayfield and Caden Uriosteguai.
Paula passed away on July 27, 2020 at her residence in Broken Arrow. She was born October 23, 1931 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Paul and Joan Elizabeth (Sherriff) Cedar. She was descended from the Osage, Quapaw and Creek people. She attended the St. Louis School for Osage Indian Girls, established by St. Katharine Drexel and the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C. Paula also attended Chilocco Indian School. She careered as a real estate agent for Prudential Real Estate in Tulsa and proudly served as Vice President of the Osage Grayhorse War Mothers at the time of her passing.
Paula is survived by her children: Andy Livesay, Paul Bemore, Joanna Taylor Fitzsimmons, Kathy Boyd, Georgeanne Barclay, a brother Paul Cedar, 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.