We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hart Funeral Home - Tahlequah
Karen Presley was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, aunt and niece. She passed from this life to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the age of 57 years old. She was surrounded by her family in her home at the time of her passing.
Karen was born November 25, 1964 to Jack Alan Presley and Emma Jean Eden in Liberal, Kansas.
During her life, she was raised and educated in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She received her Master's Degree in Psychology and wanted to do research, however, she began working at Saint Francis Muskogee in 2018 working as a psych tech caring for geriatric psychiatric patients with so much compassion. She was loving, caring and friends with everyone she came across. Karen loved spending time with her family, cooking and decorating her home and going to the casino always trying to hit that big jackpot! She was always doing something to her house.
She is survived by her son Dutch Presley of the home, sister Kim Greigtardiff, Muskogee, sister-in-law Donna Carter, Tahlequah, OK, nieces Megan Rippe and husband Matt, Coffeyville, KS and Jessica Riley, Muskogee, two nephews: Jackie Martin, Spavinaw, OK and Joshua Martin and wife Jody, Adair, OK, nephew Lee Carter and wife Becky, Council Hill, OK and niece Jenny Brackett and husband Jesse, Tahlequah, OK, and many great nieces and nephews, and very special friend Leon Tidwell.
Karen was preceded in death by her grandparents Don and Geneva Presley, Dan Eden, and Edith Jones, her parents Jack and Carol Presley and Emma Presley and brothers, Stephen Alan Presley and John Carter.
Funeral services will be directed by Hart Funeral Home in Tahlequah, OK on August 5, 2022. Officiating will Reverend David White. Pallbearers will be Mark Presley, Shawn Presley, Jackie and Joshua Martin, Kolby Encinas, and Jayden Martin. Burial will be at Cobb-Philpot Cemetery, Briggs, OK. Family visitation is Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Karen will be greatly missed by family and many friends. Fly high little sister.