Priscilla Cook Fullerton

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Priscilla Cook Fullerton, a longtime Miami resident and educator passed away early Monday morning, April 14, 2014. Priscilla was born on August 25, 1937 in Dallas, Texas, later moving to Walters, Oklahoma,where she graduated from high school. In 1957, she graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she was on the modeling team, a member of Kappa Alpha Iota Sorority and social chairman of Wood Hall. In 1959 she received her Bachelors of Music Education degree from the University of Oklahoma. While attending OU she met Sam Fullerton, III, whom she married in 1959 and moved to Miami. Priscilla taught music at Miami Public Schools from 1975 until her retirement in 1999. She was a member of the Miami Public Library Board, MDRA Board, P.E.O., Presbyterian Church, Retired Teachers Association and Miami Public School Enrichment Foundation. She will be best remembered for her talent as a pianist. Priscilla was the accompanist for many Miami Little Theater and Miami High School Productions. Her quick smile, sense of humor and friendliness will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband Sam; parents Harry Cook and Wilma Bacon; aunt and uncle, Priscilla and Harry Collins, and grandmother, Ollie Haigh, who raised her. Survivors include son Sam Fullerton, IV, his wife Jami, and granddaughter Helen of Tulsa; daughter Anne Fullerton Browne and husband Wade, five grandchildren, Hailey, Margaret, Wade Jr., Rebecca and Laney of Dallas, Texas; son William Fullerton of Oklahoma City; and sister Anne Moore of Cordova, Tennessee. Services were held at 10:00 AM, April 19, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church in Miami with Reverend Matthew Roberts officiating. The family received friends at a reception following the service at the church. In Lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Coleman Theater, Miami Public Library or First Presbyterian Church in Miami, in care of the Brown-Winters Funeral Home at 5 B Street NW, Miami, OK 74354. The family would also like to thank the care givers at Eastwood Manor for their wonderful care along with a good friend Kay Condren who so loved and supported Priscilla and would also like to thank Tyson Keith for the hospice care and compassion that he provided. Friends and Family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mrs. Fullerton’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.
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