Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Madeline (Peters) Elix

Born: 10/12/1926

Died: 4/29/2004

Maiden Name: Peters

Honorific: n/a

Madeline (Peters) Elix, 77, of Durant, Oklahoma, passed away April 29, 2004, at Calera Manor Nursing Home. She was born October 12, 1926, in Overbrook, Oklahoma, to Richardson and Lucy (Tubbee) Peters.

Madeline lived in Bryan County all of her life and attended Liberty schools. She later attended the Denison Business College. She married Clayburn Elix on July 9, 1946, in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. She worked as a housewife and also worked for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, from which she retired. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Abel Arkansas, Atchman Arkansas and Ervin Peters, and sisters, Emiline Shoemaker and Mae Peters.

Survivors include her husband, Clayburn; daughters, Beverly Elix, Gwen Elix, Laura Elix, Tammy Elix and Tracey Elix, all of Durant; special cousin, Susie Pistubbee of Durant; grandchildren, Leigh Suzette Long, Vince Long, Vance Long and Todd Long; two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and a host of dear friends.