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Albert Guy "Sam" Steele

October 10, 1926 February 8, 2018
Albert Guy "Sam" Steele
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Obituary for Albert Guy "Sam" Steele

Steele, Albert Guy "Sam", 91, of Jones, OK, passed February 8, 2018 at his residence. Born in Davis, Oklahoma on October 10, 1926, to SJ and Willie Mae Steele.

“Sam” completed all 12 grades in Wapanucka and went on to earn his undergrad and master's degree from Murray State College and Southeastern State University, respectively. Steele also proudly served his country during World War II in the armed forces.

“Sam” served for many years as a Deacon, Gideon and Sunday School teacher in numerous First Baptist Churches including Jones First Baptist and was active in many Kiwanis clubs in the state over the years. Steele, also lovingly known as PopPop, was a public school coach, bus driver, teacher, Principal & Superintendent in Oklahoma school districts for over four decades. He served as the Executive Director of ORES (Oklahoma Rural Elementary Schools) organization. He was a wonderful family man and an avid sports enthusiast.

“Sam” was preceded in death by his parents SJ & Willie Mae and by siblings Geraldine, James, Sidney, Harold, Edward & Mary Ellen (Midge).

Sam is survived by his wife, Joy, of the home; son Mike and his wife, Carol, of Jones; sister, Oleta Callahan; granddaughter, Tina Hanna, and her husband, Kevin of Shawnee; grandson, Kris Steele, and his wife, Kellie of Shawnee; grandson, Thad Gorczyca of Konawa; granddaughter, Lillian Steele, of Jones; five great-granddaughters Grace, Faith and Hope Hanna; Mackenzie and Madison Steele, all of Shawnee; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are under the direction of Barnes Friederich Funeral Home of Midwest City and will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00pm at the First Baptist Church of Jones with interment following at #260 IOOF Cemetery in Jones, Oklahoma.

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8:00 AM 2/11/2018 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 2/11/2018 8:00:00 PM
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home

1820 S. Douglas Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73130

Barnes Friederich Funeral Home
1820 S. Douglas Blvd. Midwest City 73130 OK
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 2/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
Jones First Baptist

320 SW 3rd St
Jones, Oklahoma 73049

Jones First Baptist
320 SW 3rd St Jones 73049 Oklahoma
United States

Cemetery Details


Jones I.O.O.F. Final Resting Place

N.E. corner of E. Wilshire Blvd and N. Hiwassee Rd
Jones, OK 73049

N.E. corner of E. Wilshire Blvd and N. Hiwassee Rd Jones 73049 OK
United States

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