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OKLAHOMA CITY – Funeral and memorial services for Rep. Sue Tibbs, R-Tulsa, who passed away Friday due to complications from a long battle with cancer will be Wednesday and Thursday.

The funeral for Tibbs will be Wednesday and a memorial service will be Thursday.

The House of Representatives will convene Wednesday morning and will adjourn in time for members to attend the afternoon funeral.

Tibbs, 77, had represented House District 23 since 2000.

  • Funeral services will be:
    Wednesday at 2 p.m.
    Grace Church
    9610 S. Garnett Rd.
    Broken Arrow, Okla.

Burial will occur following the service at:

  • Floral Haven Cemetery
    6500 S. 129th E. Ave.
    Broken Arrow, Okla.

A public memorial service will be held at the state Capitol on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the House Chamber.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Floral Haven Funeral Home in Broken Arrow, (918) 252-2518.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tibbs’ name to either:

Free in Christ Ministries
PO Box 252
Coweta, Okla. 74429
(918) 277-4274
www.freeinchristministries.com

OR

Family & Children’s Services
Attn: Women in Recovery – In Memory of Sue Tibbs
650 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, Okla. 74102
(918) 712-4301
www.fcsok.org

State Representative Sue Tibbs died Friday evening at her home in Tulsa after a long battle with cancer.

She was a native of Tulsa and had been a member of the legislature for the past 12 years.

In a statement released by Gov. Mary Fallin, she said, “Representative Tibbs was a tireless public servant who cared deeply about her constituents and the state of Oklahoma. She will be remembered for the hard work and dedication as a legislator.”

Tibbs was 77-years-old.

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