Sam Henry Ahtone
Madill - Sam Henry Ahtone, 71, of Madill, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at his home in Madill. He was born on September 4, 1949 in Hugo, Oklahoma to the late Henry Ahtone and Lucille Wesley. Sam was raised in Hugo and attended Hugo schools until his Junior year when he moved to Sulphur, Oklahoma where he graduated high school. While in Sulphur, Sam played baseball and met his high school sweetheart Donna. The newly married couple moved to Edmond where he would continue to play baseball and receive a bachelor's degree at Central State College. He later attended Southeastern University where he received his master's degree. Sam and Donna had four children together, Sam, Steve, Chandra & Jeri Kaye. Sam would go on to work in public education, teaching in several schools, coaching sports and even working as a principal. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kingston. He enjoyed golfing, watching golf, OU football, sharing recipes with his daughters, attending sports games with his sons, joking with his grandkids as well as spending time and antique hunting with his love Marjorie.
He is survived by:
Children: Sam Ahtone, Madill, Oklahoma
Steve Ahtone, Madill, Oklahoma
Chandra Arnold and husband Brent, Kingston, Oklahoma
Jeri Kaye Fernandez and husband Will, Norman, Oklahoma
Grandchildren: Hank, Jack , Wesley, Zachary, Sadie, Elias, Lucas and BK Great Grandchildren: Carter, Cooper and one on the way.
Brothers: Homer G. Homer, Chicago, Illinois
Jeral Ahtone, Fort Worth, Texas
Sisters: Mary Ahtone, Ada, Oklahoma
Fanae "Fannie" Shields, Ardmore, Oklahoma
Life Companion: Marjorie Alsup
Memorial Service will be Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill, Oklahoma will officiate the service. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.
Posted online on February 12, 2021