Lenora Christine Brave passed from this life on December 17, 2019, at the age of 50 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Lenora was born on April 22, 1969, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Shannon) Brave. As a young girl, Lenora resided in Overland Park, Kansas. The family later moved to Hominy, Oklahoma, where Lenora began attending kindergarten at Horace Mann later graduating in 1987. For a short period, Lenora worked at the Hominy Nursing Home as an aide and later at Dick Conner Correctional Center as a mail clerk.
Lenora loved being with friends and family and was very proud of her Osage culture and background.
Survivors include her daughter Hannah Brave and her husband Kris Hawkins of Hominy, Oklahoma, son Anthony Brave of Shawnee, Oklahoma; mother Mary Brave of Pawhuska, Oklahoma; four siblings Julie StandingBear and her husband Geoffrey of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, David Brave and his wife Debbie of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dina Dixon of Hominy, Oklahoma, Joe Don Brave and his wife Rebecca of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; three grandchildren Mary, Hunter, Marayla and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her father Frank Brave and a sister Bonnie Brave.
Memorial services will be held at the Hominy Indian Village Chapel on January 25th, 2020, at 10:30 am with dinner to follow at the Hominy Indian Village Community Building. She is in the care of Chapman-Black Funeral Home. Friends and family are encouraged to visit an online guest book and memorial page for Lenora at www.chapman-black.com.