BOATRIGHT, Helen G. (Stilwell)
Helen Gail Boatright, 99, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Arlington. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Boatright was born Dec. 29, 1909, in New Franklin, Mo., to Carrie and Charles Stilwell. The family moved to Pryor, Okla., and subsequently to Muskogee, Okla., where Helen attended schools. After graduating from high school in 1926, she attended Oklahoma College for Women, Northeastern State University and Oklahoma University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in education. Helen married Fred Henderson Boatright in 1935. She taught elementary grades in Muskogee and Wagoner, Okla., and Tulia. She was a member of Delta Zeta, a national sorority, Daughters of the American Revolution and was a member of First Baptist Church of Tulia. She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Henderson Boatright. Survivors include a daughter, Lynn Long and husband Bill of Grand Prairie; two grandsons, John Edward Harris of Texarkana and Carl Scott Harris of North Carolina; three great-grandchildren, Corbin Harris, Tristen Harris and Mallory Harris, all of Texarkana. Send online condolences at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.