Sheilah Lynn Miller Hurst, 63 year old Oologah, Okla. resident passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

Sheilah was born on November 1, 1955, in Linden, Tenn., to Malcolm and Pauline (Depriest) Cloyd. She attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College as well as Northeastern State University and finished her master’s degree in social work at the University of Kansas. Sheilah was a licensed clinical social worker until her retirement. Sheilah enjoyed photography, gardening, scrapbooking and making videos for those she loved.  Being a Nana was the most important thing to her, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending all of their activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Malcolm and Pauline Cloyd and one son, Jeremiah Hester.

Sheilah is survived by her husband, Bill Hurst of Collinsville, Okla.; two sons, TJ  Miller and wife Lindsey of Oologah, Okla. and Joel Miller and wife Tamara of Langley, Okla.; three brothers, Johnny Cottham, Ron Cloyd and Michael Cloyd all of Tennessee; and five grandchildren, Kaden Miller, Carter Miller, Tinzlee Miller, Alli Miller and Lakyn Miller.

Visitation is from 6 until 8 p.m. at First Christian Church in Afton on Thursday, January 16, 2019.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019, at 2 p.m. at 1st Christian Church in Afton, Okla. with Pastor Rick Kyle officiating. Interment will follow at the Sixkiller Cemetery in Afton under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Afton.

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