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Cynthia Hess - Long Time Legal Aid Services Volunteer

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

  • Margaret Shinn
  • Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.

Cynthia Hess, attorney, CPA and most of all beloved friend, has passed away.
Ms. Hess graduated from the University of Tulsa, both as an undergraduate and Law School, J.D. 1985. Ms. Hess was a longtime member of the Tulsa County Bar Association and chaired the Law Week committee in 2000 - 2001.

Cynthia was a volunteer attorney through Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma and an adjunct professor at the University of Tulsa, College of Law. Cynthia's willingness to volunteer her time with Ability Resources was phenomenal and she was very active as a TU Alumnus. Cynthia loved TU sports and rarely missed a football or basketball game. Her love and knowledge of baseball was amazing! Cynthia's friendship and love for her family will be truly missed by all.

Cynthia was born and raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa and will return there for burial.
Visitation will be at Reynolds Funeral Home (1501 West Main, Collinsville) Thursday, January 22, 2009 from noon to 8 p.m.


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