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Nina True

July 29, 1936 — February 14, 2020

Nina Lorraine True, 83, of Pryor, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 in Salina, Oklahoma. She was born July 29, 1936 in Pryor, Oklahoma; the daughter of Chester and Elizabeth (Bokelman) Scheetz. Nina was born and raised in Pryor. Nina married the love of her life, Boyd, on August 6, 1954 and together they had 2 children, Sherman and Sharon. She was a homemaker for most of her life but also worked in several grocery stores in Pryor.  Nina was a wonderful cook and decorator and enjoyed hosting family gatherings.  She was a member of the First Church of God in Pryor. Her church family brought a great amount of joy to her life. Nina leaves behind a loving legacy for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to cherish.

Funeral services for Nina will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the First Church of God, with pastor Andrew Rehbein officiating. Burial will be in the Graham Memorial Cemetery with Josh True, Ryan Robinson, Tyler Howard, Bruce Roberts, Danny Skidgel and Colby Rohr serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Carl Scheetz, LW True, Lawton True, Dennis True, Ed True, Bill Brown, Randy True, and C.B. Newman. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Shipman’s Funeral Home. To leave her family a message, please visit her Book of Memories at Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Nina is survived by her husband, Boyd, of the home; son, Sherman True  and Linda Hill of Pryor, Oklahoma; daughter, Sharon Robinson and husband Fred of Rochester, Minnesota; brother, Carl Scheetz of Pryor, Oklahoma; sisters, Betty Cole of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma;  Barbara Sisson  and husband Craig of Pryor, Oklahoma; Dorothy Boswell and husband Jerry of Tulsa;  grandchildren, Joshua True of Pryor, Oklahoma, Brittany Howard and husband Tyler of Pryor, Oklahoma, Stephanie Schooley and Danny Skidgel of Pryor, Oklahoma, Ryan Robinson and wife Nicole Gonyou-Robinson of Minneapolis, Minnesota , Kelsey Wilson and husband Nick of Jordan, Minnesota; great grandchildren, Colton Skidgel, RJ and Scarlett Schooley of Pryor, Oklahoma, Trueman Howard of Pryor, Oklahoma, Kensington and Eleanor Wilson of Jordan, Minnesota, Amelia and Julian Robinson of Minneapolis, Minnesota and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Elizabeth Scheetz; nephew, Kevin Roberts, brother in law, Curtis Cole, and brother, Jim Scheetz

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service

1204 NE 1st St, Pryor, OK 74361

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Friday, February 21, 2020

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