2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame Postponed

To continue to protect our Chickasaw citizens, families and staff in this time of an unprecedented health crisis, the 2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame event scheduled for June 11 has been postponed. A ceremony for 2020 inductees will be planned at a later date. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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View Photos Class of 1994
Elba "Cutchie" Johnston
1901 - 2001

Elba "Cutchie" Johnston was born in 1901 and spent her lifetime serving the Chickasaw people and preserving the Chickasaw culture and history.

Besides being a musical artist, she has received numerous awards and commendations for her volunteer service because of the many contributions she has made to her community, her church and the Chickasaw Nation.

Known for her compassion, strong values and gentleness, Johnston always put the well-being of others first and made time for those in need.

She was a member of several different organizations, where she spent time helping others. She traveled worldwide as a member of the Associated Country Women of the World. As a local highlight, she was Co-Grand Marshal of the Annual Ardmore Christmas Parade.

Elba Johnston touched the lives of many who have had the pleasure of crossing her path.

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