Phyllis Argo Obituary
 
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Phyllis Argo

June 19, 1931 - September 7, 2010
Obituary

Phyllis Jo Argo was born on June 19, 1931, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to Leslie L. Daniel and Velma Phillippe Daniel. A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Phyllis died peacefully at her home at 7:00 a.m. on September 7, 2010, with her granddaughter Cara Argo by her side rubbing her brow with rose petals. She was laid to rest at a private family ceremony on September 8, 2010. Her childhood years were spent in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She moved to Norman, Oklahoma, in 1947. She graduated from Norman High School in 1949. On February 22, 1950, Phyllis married her high school sweetheart, James Hershel Argo. She was manager...
Phyllis Jo Argo was born on June 19, 1931, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to Leslie L. Daniel and Velma Phillippe Daniel. A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Phyllis died peacefully at her home at 7:00 a.m. on September 7, 2010, with her granddaughter Cara Argo by her side rubbing her brow with rose petals. She was laid to rest at a private family ceremony on September 8, 2010.

Her childhood years were spent in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She moved to Norman, Oklahoma, in 1947. She graduated from Norman High School in 1949. On February 22, 1950, Phyllis married her high school sweetheart, James Hershel Argo. She was manager of the Sovereign Gift Shop and The Barn Bam Shop before opening The Back Room. She presented clothing workshops for Oklahoma's vocational technical school system. She continued to help others through her volunteer work at the Norman Hospital Thrift Shop.
Phyllis was an incredibly unique woman who brought a creative touch to everything she did. She loved spending time with family and enjoyed being called GG by her great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her son, William Jeffrey Argo; her parents, Leslie and Velma Daniel; and her sisters, Bette Crewson and Doris Drisko.

She is survived by her husband of sixty years, James H. Argo; her son, James Leslie Argo and Debbie Argo; her son, John Daniel Argo and his wife Marion Argo; her grandchildren, Ashley Anne Argo, Angela Elizabeth Argo Baldonado and her husband Thomas Baldonado, Kelli Jo Argo, John Thomas Argo and his wife Aleisha Argo, and Cara Elizabeth Argo; and her great-grandchildren, Isabel Marion Baldonado, Caysen James Argo, Maya Arcelia Baldonado, Jackson Ivan Argo, and Sophia Elizabeth Baldonado.

Memorial contributions may be made to the William Jeffrey Argo Scholarship Fund at the University of Oklahoma Foundation, 100 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73019-0685 (www.oufoundation.org) or to the church or charity of the donor's choice.

A private memorial service will be held a later date.

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