Published On: Fri, Sep 11th, 2015

Lizzie Tushka King – obituary


Lizzie Tushka King, 92, of Cherokee, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at Tsali Care Center. A native of Broken Bow, Okla. and longtime resident of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Lena Tushka. In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by three children.


She was an avid and longtime member of the Cherokee United Methodist Church.


She is survived by one daughter, Sue Thompson of Cherokee; one son, Levi King and wife Penne of Moore, Okla.; three grandchildren Michelle, Jason, and Steven Thompson all of Cherokee; 10 great grandchildren, Chayton, Darius, Becca, Ayden, Nyree, Tyruss, Nikolai, Jayanna, Laylah, and Elli Thompson; and two great great grandchildren, Kendryk Crowe and Aliya Thompson, and a special cousin Lewzie Calonaheskie.


Memorial Services will be held Monday, Sept. 14 at 2pm at the Cherokee United Methodist Church of which she was a member. Rev. John Ferree and Rev. Norman Driver will officiate.