Submitted by Family
Mindee Rae Merrell, on April 18, 2022, surrounded by her family she began her journey home to be with our heavenly father. Mindee was born March 5, 1985 to Martha (Mehojah) Merrell and the late Anthony Merrell Sr. in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. At the age of five, Mindee and her family moved to Oneida, Wisconsin where she grew up and graduated early from Oneida Nation High School. Mindee was very adventurous. After graduating high school, she went to Tacoma, Washington to attend a junior college. From the West to the East Coast she traveled and worked all over, including New York and Georgia. In 2005, she made her home in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and attended school in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, earning her certification in medical billing and coding. Wherever Mindee was, she never met a stranger. She had the biggest heart for her elders and Lord. She was always willing to help anyone in need or give to those she met along the way.
She is preceded in death by her father and grandparents, Joe and Dorthy Mehojah. She is survived by her four beautiful children, Ty Rae Daniel (5), Lahoma Martaya (4), Faith Evelyn Rose (3), and Domonic Teegan George (2); her mother Martha Merrell; along with her siblings Lahoma (Phil), Tony, Aime (Jerrod), Georgie (Logan); nephews Deejay, William, Matthew, Daniel, Preston, Samuel, Jayce, Samuel; nieces D’Anna, Jeralynn, and Izabella; great-nephews Myles and Liam, whom she loved with all her heart and like her own.
Viewing will be Thursday, April 28, 2022 at the Hominy Indian Village and services will be Friday, April 29, 2022 at 10 a.m. in the Hominy Indian Village.
Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.