Nuhad Barakat Farhood
Nuhad was born in Jdeidet, Marjeyoun, Lebanon on August 15, 1933 to Skander and Mary Barakat. After completing her education, she taught school in the local community. In the mid-1960s, she met the love of her life, Sam Farhood, who was from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and visiting Lebanon at the time. After their marriage in 1968, Nuhad came to Tulsa with her husband to begin her life in the United States.