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Published on: 06/13/2017

Alpha L. VanBuskirk

Davis Funeral Home


Alpha VanBuskirk

Alpha L. VanBuskirk, known to her family and friends as “Tooter”, passed away on June 12, 2017, in Drumright, Oklahoma at the age of 82 years.

The daughter of the late Herbert Adkison and Hazel Baughman Adkison, Tooter was born on August 9, 1934 in Hobart, Oklahoma and was raised and educated in Cushing, graduating from Cushing High School with the class of 1952.

She was united in marriage to William “Bill” VanBuskirk on July 19, 1952 in Cushing.

Tooter worked as a secretary for Judith Karman Hospice for several years prior to her retirement.

She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, camping, and spending time with her husband Bill and their many friends.

Survivors include her husband Bill of over 64 years, of the home; one son David VanBuskirk of McAlester, OK; several grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, DeAnn Dobbins; one son Darrell VanBuskirk and two brothers, Herb and Nolley Adkison.

Graveside services will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. in the Fairlawn Cemetery with Dr. Vic Mooreland officiating.

You may share your condolences with the VanBuskirk family at www.davisfh.net.

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.