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Julia Whitaker


January 21, 2021

Julia Whitaker died Jan. 15, 2021. She was born in Eagle, Colorado, on May 31, 1936. She and her family moved back to Tecumseh, Oklahoma, when she was seven where her family roots date back to the 1896 Land Run. Her grandfather and great-grandfather owned a brick yard north of town and built the opera house on Broadway in Tecumseh. She graduated from Tecumseh High in 1954. 

She was born to Roy Moreland and Effie Qualls- Moreland. She had one sibling, Jackie Moreland-Dronenberg, who was born on July 30, 1926.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister; her beloved son Roy Langston; and son Clay Hubbard who was six years old at his death.. 

She is survived her niece Sue Brown, nephews Johnny, Jimmy, and Jerry Dronenberg, all of Pontiac, Illinois vicinity; grandson Tyler Langston of Oklahoma City; granddaughter Jennifer Cooksey of Oklahoma City; and her Liberty Baptist Church family.

No public services are scheduled at this time. However, to receive updates visit the Resthaven Funeral Home website at


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