Chockie, Oklahoma

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Coordinates: 34°34′55″N 95°59′54″W / 34.5820384°N 95.9983261°W / 34.5820384; -95.9983261

Chockie (formerly Chickiechockie)[citation needed], is an unincorporated community northeast of Stringtown, in Atoka County, Oklahoma. The local post office closed in 1937.[citation needed]

The community was named for Chickie and Chockie LeFlore, daughters of Charles LeFlore, a prominent Choctaw Indian. McAlester-born singer and actress Reba McEntire lived in Chockie for a period of time.[1] U.S. Route 69 passes through Chockie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atoka County", Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture; retrieved January 2, 2013.[1]