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1962 Jami 2024

Jami Cully

December 1, 1962 — July 2, 2024

Jami Lynn (Tainpeah) Cully, 61, was born on December 1, 1962, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Jami was an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and a descendant of the Wichita, Seminole and Creek tribal nations. Jami passed away on July 2, 2024, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Jami grew up in Carnegie Oklahoma and graduated from Carnegie High School in 1981. She received her dental assistant certification and spent time living in Denver, Colorado. She married Rex Cully on January 26, 1986, at Botone Memorial Church with the late Rev. Hazel Botone officiating. Jami and her husband Rex raised their two children, Marci and Chybon in Lawrence, Kansas.

Jami was a kind, warm, and welcoming soul to all. Jami had a beautiful smile and infectious laughter. Jami was an avid fan of Colorado sports teams, enthusiastically cheering for her Broncos, Nuggets, and Rockies and she also enjoyed watching OU football. A devoted and supportive mother, Jami was happiest sharing a meal and spending quality time with her family.

Jami is survived by her husband Rex Cully of Lawrence, Kansas, and her sisters Sheila Tainpeah, Oklahoma City, OK and Deedra Tainpeah-Wahrenberg (Blake), Choctaw, OK, adopted son Jamie Wilson (Tammy), Tahlequah, OK and many nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Jami was preceded in death by her parents, James Tainpeah and Joann (Wolf) Tainpeah, her grandparents Guy and Lottie Tainpeah, her in-laws, Burgess and Millicent (Maynahonah) Tapedo, brothers, Jimmy Tainpeah, Dino Tainpeah and her beloved children, Marci DeShayna Cully and Chybon Daimon Cully.

Casket bearers are Marcus McIntire, Carter Komardley, Ray Tainpeah, Lee Bearbow, Vohn Ahtone, and Randy Toyekoyah.

Honorary casket bearers are Rusty Tainpeah, Tony Galindo, Paul Daugomah, and Karl Bearbow

The wake service will be held at Botone Memorial Church in Carnegie, OK on Friday, July 5, 2024, at 7:30 pm and the funeral service will be held at Botone Memorial Church on Saturday, July 6th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Cedar Creek Cemetery. A meal will be served immediately after the burial at Botone Memorial Church.

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