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Joan Frame

December 22, 1934 October 19, 2018
Joan Frame
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Obituary for Joan Frame

Barbara Joan Frame, lifelong Checotah resident, entered eternal life, on Friday, October 19, 2018 in Tulsa surrounded by her loving family at the age of 83. She was born on Saturday, December 22, 1934 in the Shady Grove Community to Andrew and Katie Carr Peterson. She attended the Checotah schools. She married Bob Frame in October of 1950. She became a wife and mother. While raising her children, she helped Bob on all their business adventures. In 1951, Joan was baptized into the Checotah Church of Christ. She served as a Sunday School Teacher, taught VBS and several women’s bible study classes. Joan had worked as a bookkeeper, realtor and was very involved in state, local and Cherokee Nation politics and the Paul Carr Foundation. She supported all her family, loving them unconditionally. Joan was an avid sports fan and enjoyed visiting with everyone she met. She will be remembered as a woman of strong faith and had a genuine love for everyone. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her. Joan was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband Bob. She is lovingly survived by her children, Diane Bertone of Farmington, AR, Tim Frame and his wife Cindy of Council Hill, Bobby Frame of Checotah and Becky Sovine and her husband Andrew of Sand Springs; her grandchildren, Josh Matthews and his wife Marla, Brooklin Green, Rachael Catlett and her husband Owen, Cassie Cutbirth and her husband Clayton, Courtney McCoy and her husband Caleb, Trey Frame and his wife Jackie, Megan Albanil and her husband Carlos, Allan Frame, Tucker Frame, Georgia Brinsfield, Brady Garrett and his wife Abby, Julie Seward and her husband Ray, Jordan Vinson and her husband Cody, Hannah Hardin and her husband Weston, Lynsey Garrett and her fiancé Andrew Brashear. Joan is also survived by her brother Charles “Red” Peterson, other extended family, her church family and a lifetime of friends.

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Family Visitation




2:00 PM 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/21/2018 4:00:00 PM
Garrett Family Funeral Home

311 S.W. Second Street
Checotah, OK 74426

Garrett Family Funeral Home
311 S.W. Second Street Checotah 74426 OK
United States

Church Service




1:00 PM 10/22/2018 1:00:00 PM
Checotah Church of Christ

309 E. Gentry
Checotah, OK 74426

Checotah Church of Christ
309 E. Gentry Checotah 74426 OK
United States

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