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Malinda “Lily” Brumit

Born: 10/25/1912

Died: 10/6/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Malinda “Lily” Brumit, 91, of Blanco, Oklahoma, passed away October 6, 2004, at her home outside of McAlester. She was born October 25, 1912, in Celestine, the daughter of Sante and Isabenda Wood Ferrante. She grew up in the Celestine and Idabel areas and graduated second in her class from Coalgate High School.

She married Luther “Jack” Brumit on June 8, 1935, and was a homemaker all of her life. She was a member of the Blanco Baptist Church and the Ohoyohoma Indian Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Luther “Jack” Brumit, on November 16, 2003; three sisters, Rose Hoffman, Lena Nichell, and Louise James; four brothers, Charlie Ferrante, Otha Ferrante, John Ferrante, and infant Pete Ferrante, and a great-granddaughter, Lily Bach.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Darlina and Charles Scroggins of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Bernadette Brumit of Quincy, California, James and Judy Brumit of Oklahoma City and Charles and Johnna Brumit of Billings, Montana; grandchildren, Lisa Brumit Cervantes, Mindy Brumit Bach, Shaun Brumit, Michael Brumit, Matthew Brumit, Traci Teman Chiro, Dana Scroggins, Daniel Brumit, Chuck Scroggins, James Brumit Jr., Keith Teman, Debbie Scroggins Miller, Chris Brumit, Robert Jack Brumit, Michael Brumit and Mitchell Teman; 26 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.