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Wilma Sue (Tiger) Gomez

February 28, 1962 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 60)


Wilma Sue (Tiger) Gomez, 60, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma passed from this life Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in Oklahoma City. 

She was born February 28, 1962 to Ronald and Dorothy (Whiteshirt) Tiger in Norman, Oklahoma. 

Wilma was raised in Little Axe.  She attended boarding schools in Concho and Lawton. 

She married Abelardo Martinez Gomez in 1988. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2021. 

Wilma was a proud member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe.  She was honery, loved being outdoors, music and dancing.  Wilma especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by husband; infant daughter, Celina Jo Tiger; parents, Ronald and Dorothy Tiger; 5 brothers, Ronnie Whiteshirt, Jr, Daniel Tiger, Steve Tiger, Billy Jack Tiger and Roland Tiger. 

Those left to cherish her memory are 3 daughters, Rachel Sue Island of El Reno, OK, Summer “Baby Girl” Tiger of Bethany, OK and Petra M. Gomez of Oklahoma City, OK; 2 sons and 1 daughter-in-law, Martin and Adriana Huerta of Oklahoma City, OK and Abelardo Martinez Gomez, Jr. of Oklahoma City, OK; 19 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters, Carol Ann Tiger, Karen Morales, Mary Louise Tiger, Toni Tiger and Donna Tiger; and other extended family and friends. 

Tribal Rites will be Saturday evening, September 24, 2022 at Brendle Corner with Glenn Mann officiating. Burial will be 9:00 a.m., Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Tiger Family Cemetery in Little Axe under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh. 

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