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Hilda Youngblood Buss Walker

Born: 10/27/1919 Died: 12/05/2009 Maiden Name: Brummett Honorific: n/a

Hilda (Brummett) Youngblood Buss Walker passed away on Dec. 5, 2009, in Midwest City at the age of 90 years. She was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Daisy to Alfred Brummett and Susan Tina (Billy) Brummett, an original Choctaw enrollee. One of eight children, Hilda grew up in the Daisy area and on Dec. 22, 1936, she married J.D. Youngblood in Atoka County.
Moving to Oklahoma City in 1947, she pursued a career in nursing. She was extremely proud to be a scrub nurse for the first open heart surgery performed at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center.
She retired in 1989 and spent the next 20 years traveling the United States and Canada, as well as enjoying her family, especially her grandchildren. Hilda was a woman of strong faith and prayer. She loved the Lord and served Him as a member of the First Baptist Church of Choctaw. She also served her community as a member of the Choctaw Kiwanas Club in Choctaw, Okla.
She is survived by her three children, Mamie Sue Heller and husband Gordon, Jesse Raymond Youngblood and Marvin Auston Youngblood and wife Diana; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; sister Genevieve Uzzel and brother Alfred Brummett.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, five sisters and husbands J.D. Youngblood, D.D. Buss and Mell Walker.