Mildred Hardin Lyon, 98, of Tahlequah, OK died March 13, 2017 in Tahlequah. She was born September 17, 1918 in El Reno, OK to David Chester and Martha Annie Baker Hardin. Mildred attended college at Northeastern State College in Tahlequah and earned her doctorate at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. She later studied in Mexico City and Spain. She was chairman of the Foreign Language Department at Central State University in Edmond, OK for 40 years. She retired in the Go Ye Retirement Facility in Tahlequah until her death.
She is survived by one sister, Leta M. Taylor of Tahlequah, OK., nephews and nieces. Charlotte and Ron White, Cheryl and Jim Selby, Donna and Billy Helms; great nephews and nieces, Mike and Tomi Selby, Arrie Selby, JR White, Denise White, Hunter White, Ashleigh White, and Cheyenne White.
Services will be held Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 12:30 PM with family and friends in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Park Cemetery all under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
Published on March 14, 2017