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Mifaunwy Rachel Faw Faw

September 18, 1962 — August 25, 2022

Mifaunwy Rachel Faw Faw, “Miffy”, aged 59, left this life on August 25, 2022 at OU Medical Center in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born to Leo and Alma Faw Faw on September 18, 1962 and grew up in Red Rock, Oklahoma where she made her home. She went to Red Rock school where she graduated in 1980. Miffy was a pretty keen basketball player for the Red Rock Rockets. She made All Conference in the Santa Fe Festival in 1979-1980 and crowned Basketball Homecoming queen. She attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and returned to Red Rock to make her life. Miffy started her employment working many years for her people of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe at the world-famous Otoe Bingo Hall in Red Rock. Where she made many friends along the way and met Johnny Cash when he visited. She then went onto work for Thorn Apple Valley in Ponca City, Oklahoma for 10 years and then came back to work for her Tribe as a CHR. She made her final mark at 7 Clans Paradise Casino in 2000. She worked many positions including off track betting, slot technician, housekeeper and finished her employment in the Diner in 2020. Miffy made many friendships and had a great impact on a lot of people throughout her life, always thought of everyone else first and made sure to help in any way possible, never wanting anything in return. Around 1996, she made good friends with Jade and Tesa Roubedeaux and their family. She threw the best birthday parties and always made sure everyone had a good time. Her joy was watching everyone enjoy themselves. When Christmas came around, she always made sure that the Roubedeaux children and her Butler Grandchildren were taken care of, always did her heart good to make their holidays special. Miffy was an avid listener to George Strait and Journey, anybody will tell you. She enjoyed music and enjoyed her grandchildren very much. She caught Covid in September of 2021 and then was in ICU for 2 months before getting to return home to recover. During this time, she also lost her Indian friend, Julie K, to the fight against Covid. Her lungs never fully recovered and was on oxygen with constant 24/7 care throughout this past year. She returned to the hospital on August 21 and put up a strong, long fight until her last breath. Miffy leaves behind her two daughters, daughter Charisse Faw Faw and companion Nolan Atkins Sr. of Red Rock, Oklahoma; daughter Michelle Cline-Cameron and husband Juan of Red Rock, Oklahoma; sister Katie Butler and husband Thomas “Butch” of Red Rock, Oklahoma; sister Edna Faw Faw of Red Rock, Oklahoma; brother Charlie Faw Faw Sr. of Enid, Oklahoma; Seven grandchildren: Nolan Jr, Merrick and Greyson Atkins, Kailon Thornton, Katalaya & Kassian Cameron, Kalail Arkeketa and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Alma Faw Faw and sister-in-law Rene Faw Faw.

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Past Services

Prayer Service

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cultural Building

OK

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cultural Building

OK

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Burial

Otoe-Missouria Cemetery

, Red Rock, OK 74651

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