Leslie Dawn Parker-Hernandez
Leslie Dawn Parker-Hernandez, "Froggy", 52, Lawton, went to her heavenly home in Lawton with her family by her side on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Leslie was born Nov. 24, 1964, in Dallas to Lester "Tinker" Parker Sr. and Glenda Pewo Mendez. She was raised by Tony and Madeline Soontay. She grew up in Apache and attended Apache High School.
Leslie was a proud member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma and was also of Apache and Kiowa decent. She was a member of Apache Reformed Church. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Quanah Parker. Leslie loved to visit with and laugh with her family and friends. She had a gift for gardening and enjoyed going to the casino.
Leslie is survived by her husband, Paul Hernandez; daughters: Robin Dawn Aitson and Jalaine Marie Aitson, of Lawton, Emma Lou Haumpy and husband Kenny of Oklahoma City, and stepdaughter Lea Morgan and husband Keenan of Anadarko; mother, Glenda Mendez of Lawton; grandchildren: Keaton, Nevaeh Braylon "BB", Amylee, Alyssa, Ar'es, Harmony, Melody and Symphony; sisters: Janice Parker Condulle of Anadarko, Libby Parker of Oklahoma City, and Lenette Parker of San Antonio, Texas; nieces and nephews T. J., Andrew, Katelen, Daniel, Michelle, John, Brian, Glen, and Crystal; aunts and uncles Donald Pewo, Lisa Lookingglass, Gina Longhat, Leland Parker and Roderick Parker.
Leslie was proceeded in death her father, Lester Parker Sr.; brother, Lester Parker Jr.; sister, Leann Parker-Smith, sister Tina Marie Parker, twin infant sisters; and brother Wilson Pewo; grandfather, Wilson Pewo; grandmother Ethel Eikeahpihoodle Pewo and grandmother Esther Parker; and grandfather Charles Bread Jr.
Pallbearers will be Chadrick Toehay, Vernon Redbone, Kevin Aitson, Todd Burgess, Braeden Jones, James Chalepah, Brian Pahcoddy and Glen Pahcoddy.
Honorary pallbearers will be Keaton Haumpy, Modesto Schonchin, Robbie Aitson, Justin Aitson, Carlos Chalepah and Chris Longhat and T.J. Parker
Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Comanche Community Center in Apache with Donna Pewo and Tina Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Cache Creek KCA cemetery west of Apache under the direction of Comanche Nation Funeral Home.
Wake service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Comanche Community Center in Apache.