Nancy Lee Chewey of Jay died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at her home after an illness. She was 61.
Mrs. Chewey was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Claremore to Samuel and Anne (Locust) Tyner. She lived in the Jay community all of her life. She had a business degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
She worked as an inspector for U.S. Fibertel in Atlanta and was owner and chief executive officer of Sequah Industries for 12 years. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses of the Grove congregation.
She was married to John Lee Chewey. He survives, of the home.
Additional survivors include two sons, Ceedar Donnell and his wife Roni of Bartlesville and Russell Chewey of Wetumka; three daughters and their husbands, Paula Gibson and Morgan Keene of Afton, Patti Liston and Eddie of Bartlesville and Hymie Chewey of the home; one brother, Lewis Tyner of Langley; two sisters, Sammy Schmidt of Quapaw and JoJo Wilson of Miami, 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Terry Lynn Chewey; her parents; two brothers, Ed Tyner and Ralph Tyner; one sister, Susan Dye, and one granddaughter, Ashley Renee Chewey.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Miami. Roger Wright will officiate. Burial will be in the Military Cemetery in Langley.
Rob Blaylock will conduct Indian rites.
Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.