Patricia Joan Stewart, 61

Born Saturday, January 9, 1960

Died Sunday, February 21, 2021

Patricia Joan (Gilliam) Stewart, 61, a lifelong resident of Fort Gibson was born January 9, 1960 in Tahlequah, OK to Frank and Dorothy (Gage) Gilliam and entered Heaven’s Gates on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Tahlequah, OK.
Patricia received her formal education at Fort Gibson Schools and furthered her education receiving a Bachelors Degree. She enjoyed painting, drawing, and making pottery. Many of her Cherokee art paintings are on display in various businesses around the state. Patricia loved spending time with family but her grandkids were her life. She enjoyed hunting arrowheads in various areas of Green Country and was quite good at finding them. She was well-versed in dancing which she loved to do with her husband Gary. Patricia will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Bill Gilliam; a sister, Bobby Gilliam; and brother in laws, Bob McClellan and Dave Norfolk.
She is lovingly survived by her husband, Gary of the home; sons, Andrew Mason and wife Cathy and Matthew Mason and girlfriend Kourtney Vann all of Fort Gibson, OK; stepdaughters, Jessica Reyes and husband Bryan of Fort Gibson, OK; Elizabeth Meissner and husband Joey of Fort Gibson, OK; and Rebecca Whitehead of Fort Gibson, OK; stepson, Adam Mason and wife Susan of Muskogee, OK; sisters, Frankie Gilliam, Peggy McClellan, June Box and husband Art, Donna Gilliam, and Linda Norfolk all of Fort Gibson, OK; a brother, Ronnie Gilliam and wife Linda of Fort Gibson, OK; sister in law, Deborah Brewer Pease of Fort Gibson, OK, nine grandkids, tons of cousins, extended family, and many friends.
A celebration of Patricia’s life will be held 2PM, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Starnes Cemetery Pavilion with Butch Cook officiating.
The family of Patricia Joan Stewart has entrusted her care, services and cremation to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fort Gibson. 918-478-2555.
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