Erin Jones was found deceased in her home, according to School Board President John Dillingham It's believed Jones, 38, died of natural causes.

"It will be a huge loss for our school system," Dillingham said. "She's been our principal for around five years, our high school principal."

Jones was a teacher at Haskell Public Schools prior to a break working at Bixby. She then returned to Haskell as the principal.

Sister Shannon Mitchell said Jones' death was unexpected and devastating for family and colleagues.

"She was a beautiful person and had a passion for education," Mitchell said.

The family is making service arrangements on Monday, Mitchell said.