Ochelata Soldier To Be Buried Saturday - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Ochelata Soldier To Be Buried Saturday

Posted: Updated:
Sergeant Christopher Gailey Sergeant Christopher Gailey

OKLAHOMA CITY – The funeral for an Ochelata soldier killed in Afghanistan on November 1, 2011, will be Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Bartlesville.

Sergeant Christopher Gailey, 26, was killed after an IED detonated near his military vehicle. The Ochelata soldier's funeral will be 2 p.m.

Gailey's casket will be returned to Oklahoma Wednesday afternoon at the Tulsa Air National Guard base at Tulsa International Airport. 

Sergeant Gailey and Specialist Sarina Butcher, 19, of Checotah were both killed when the IED detonated. Both were assigned to Company F, 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team based in Sand Springs.

Funeral arrangements for Butcher is still pending.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.