Archive for Tuesday, December 12, 2000

Bennie Harjo

December 12, 2000


Services for Bennie "Pacer" Harjo, 41, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Simons Robert Funeral Home Colonial Chapel in Henryetta, Okla. Burial will be in Okemah, Okla.

He died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 5, 1959, in Oklahoma City. He moved to Lawrence in 1988. Mr. Harjo was a self-employed painter, worked at the Lawrence Athletic Club, and taught boxing.

Survivors include a daughter, Kelsey Nichole Harjo, Wichita; his mother, Margarette Mauldin, Okemah, Okla.; three sisters, Kay Moore, Blanchard, Okla.; Gloria McCarty, Norman, Okla.; and Deanna Mauldin, Okemah, Okla.; and his grandmother, Lucy McKane, Okemah, Okla.

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