NAOMI JOYCE HANKEY CULLEN
December 4, 2019
Naomi Joyce Hankey Cullen, 88, of Cherokee, Oklahoma, passed away in Oklahoma City on November 30, 2019, from complications of an earlier injury. Naomi was born in Cherokee on January 3, 1931 to Fred Walton Hankey and Rhoda Lenore Millspaugh Hankey. Her birth was the first caesarean section recorded in Alfalfa County.
Naomi attended schools in Burlington and Driftwood, graduating from Cherokee High School. She earned her Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee in 1953. Throughout her life, she taught school in Lexington, Oklahoma, Lexington, Virginia and Las...