Ann Bartlett, former Oklahoma first lady, dies at 92

TULSA — Ann Bartlett, former Oklahoma first lady and widow of late Oklahoma U.S. senator and governor Dewey Bartlett, died Saturday night. She was 92.

BY TIM STANLEY tim.stanley@tulsaworld.com Modified: January 27, 2013 at 5:48 pm •  Published: January 27, 2013
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Ann Bartlett, former Oklahoma first lady and widow of late Oklahoma U.S. senator and governor Dewey Bartlett, died Saturday night.

She was 92.

“My family just lost the best mother we could have ever hoped to have,” said her son, Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, in a statement issued by the city. “She was a woman of incredible grace. Our family was with her when she passed from this life, and she was at peace.”

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dewey Bartlett Sr., and second husband, John Burke.

Her survivors include three children, Dewey F. Bartlett Jr., Joan C. Atkinson and Michael H. Bartlett.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Fitzgerald Ivy Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

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