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Harlan Eugene Boyett

March 24, 2011

Harlan Eugene Boyett was born October 20, 1935 in Glendale, AZ, to Odis and Eva (Barrow) Boyett. He passed from this life March 13, 2011 in Tulsa at the age of 75. Harlan married Dolores Terry on November 4, 1961 in Carson City, NV, and together they raised three children. He enjoyed “helping” the grandkids pick up rocks and prickly pears out of the yard and watching Gun Smoke. Harlan especially loved playing with his grandkids and spending time with his family and friends at Arpealer’s. Harlan was preceded in death by his parents: Odis & Eva Boyett; a sister: Pauline; and three brothers: Junior Boyett, L.V. Boyett, and Jesse Boyett. He is survived by his former wife: Dolores Boyett of Cheyenne; children: Tami DeShiell of Rattan, Gena Boyett of Cheyenne, and Terry Boyett & wife Donna of Cheyenne; two brothers: J. T. Boyett of Cheyenne, and Joe Glenn & wife Helen of Amarillo, TX; three sisters: Lilly Mae Arms & husband Lawrence of Hopland, CA, Nadine Thomas & husband Mac of Antlers, and Mary Anna Arpealer & husband Bill of Rattan; grandchildren: Michael & Aspen Boyett of Cheyenne, Natalie & Kenneth Coffman of Shawnee, John & Whiney DeShiell of Weatherford, David & Emiley DeShiell of Sobol, Thomas DeShiell of Rattan, Jacklynn, Ashley & Megan Boyett all of Cheyenne; eight great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as a host other family and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Mills & Coffey Chapel with Reverend Andy Reed officiating. Musical selections included: “Amazing Grace,” Kiss an Angel Good Morning” and “Heroes and Friends.” Pallbearers included: Johnny Baze, Howard Boyett, Larry Boyett, Larry Brown, Dobber Harman and Joe Hill. Honorary pallbearers included: Marvin Thurman and Billy Glass. Interment followed at the Rattan Cemetery. Family and friends may send online condolences at

Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers


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