Tarry Ann (Howard) Epperley passed away from this life on December 31, 2020, surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Tarry was born in Portland, Oregon and was raised mostly in the Holdenville area, and that’s where she fell in love and married Gary Nolan Epperley. They married May 19, 1967 and remained in Holdenville raising a family. They had three children gifted to them by God: Christopher Todd ‘Taco’ Epperley, Jamie Dawn ‘Jaybird’ Epperley, and Amie Shawn ‘Amie Cheetah’ Epperley.
She is preceded in death by her father, Robert Marion Howard, mother Helen Analena (Young) Winlock; husband Gary Nolan Epperley, whom she was married to for thirty-three years; great-grandson Jaylen Traylor; second husband, George Leon Horn, whom she was married to for nineteen years. Tarry is survived by her son
Tarry is survived by her son Christopher Epperley and wife Ann; grandson Kalob Epperley and wife Ashlee; granddaughter Liberty Epperley; great-grandkids Nikiah Epperley, Jimmy Epperley, Brynlee Proctor, and Ethan Perez; her daughter Jamie Epperley Keefer and husband Troy; grandson Talan Traylor and girlfriend Callie Kennison; granddaughter Morgan Traylor and boyfriend Joseph Maynard; her daughter Amie Epperley Tiger and husband Dan; grandsons Logan Tiger and wife Ashley Tiger, and Israel Tiger and wife Breanna; grandkids Indee Sharp and November Tiger; her sisters: Wanda Howard, Saundra Richardson, and Ebony Wilkes and husband Darrel; Brother Simon ‘Sammy’ Winlock and wife Staci; a host of nieces and nephews; her longtime friend Lisa (Sneed) Cross and husband Buster.
A Celebration of Life will be at Gleaners Holiness Church in Wewoka at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, with Pastor Larry Chesser officiating along with Associate Pastors Tony and Marla Chesser.
Please remember to wear a mask and social distance as best as possible.