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Rona L. Chafey


December 10, 1959 - April 19, 1995

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher Rona L. Chafey, working in a Drug Enforcement Administration State and Local Task Force, was killed on April 19, 1995, when a car bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was 35 years of age at the time of her death. Chafey graduated from Bethany High School in Bethany, Oklahoma, and attended Oklahoma City Community College and Rose State College. She was employed by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office since December 1992 and was a member of the DEA Task Force since January 1993. She was described by her bosses as trustworthy and self-motivated and someone to turn to for inspiration. Chafey was survived by her husband, Raymond; one daughter, Misty; and one son, Nicholas.
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