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  • Sherri Denise Harjo,
    Sherri Denise Harjo,

Sherri Denise Harjo,

1959 - 2019

A celebration of life memorial service for Bristow resident, Sherri Harjo, will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at the Stuart Church of Christ, 418 Roosevelt Avenue - Stuart, OK 74570. Floral tributes may be sent directly to the church. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Bristow.

Sherri Denise Harjo was born at Hugo on April 8, 1959, to Robert Lee Grottlieb and Betty Edwinna (Dawkins) Grottlieb. She passed from this life suddenly at her home in Bristow on Nov. 22, 2019, at the age of 60 years. Sherri was raised and educated in McAlester and was a 1977 graduate of McAlester High School. While living in McAlester, she attended Southeastern College. She moved to Tulsa in early 2000 where she worked as a social worker for the State of Oklahoma. On Sept. 12, 2008, she married Michael Anthony Harjo in Tulsa and they have remained together until her death. Since 2012 they made their home in Bristow. Sherri enjoyed bowling, going on camping trips & playing dominoes. She was very competitive and loved playing guitar hero with her husband and daughter Jennifer. Sherri had a big personality and was known for being loud and blunt. However, she could always make people laugh and smile. Her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Lee Grottlieb.

She leaves behind her loving husband Michael Harjo, of the home; two daughters: Jennifer Womack and husband Blaine; Kelli Garcia and husband John; five grandchildren,: Bailey, Harley, and Connor Coop; Taylor and Morgan Garcia; her mother: Edwinna Grottlieb; a sister: Donna Stewart, all of McAlester; nephew: Cameron and Kyliegh Stewart and their two children: Haelliegh and Tatum; her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Woodrow andThomasine Harjo, of Sand Springs; plus numerous other relatives and friends. Online condolences may be expressed at

Bristow News Record

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