Floyd Adakai Nez
Funeral services for Floyd Adakai Nez, 37, Clinton resident will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Clinton’s Cheyenne-Arapaho Community Center (first building west of Lucky Star Casino), officiated by Rev. Mona Bear, with private burial at a later date.
A Traditional Wake Service will be from 7 until 10 p.m. Sunday in the Community Center.
Nez died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in the Midwest City Medical Center. He was born Feb. 3, 1976 in Clinton, the son of Larry Adakai Nez and Cora (Whitecrane) Nez.
He was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 1994. While going to high school, he also attended the Western Technology Center in Burns Flat where he was certified in both electronics and computers.
He started his working career at Bar-S Foods and after working there for five years he was employed by the Lucky Star Casino where he worked in the accounting department of the vault. He has been in failing health for the past couple of years.
He was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Survived include his parents, Larry Nez and his mother, Cora Hicks, and a brother, George Hicks Jr., all of Clinton; a sister, Geraldine Hicks, Utah; four nieces, Megan Hicks, Tatiana Hicks, Tanya Cowboy, Tisheena Cowboy; a nephew, Jordan Cowboy; three great-nieces and nephews, Destiny and Dea’shawn Lopez and Tamry Cowboy; aunts and uncles, including Tony and Flora Cruz, of Clinton; and Cousins, Danielle Cruz and Lorenzo Cruz, both of Clinton, and Truman Sanchez, of Denver, Colo.