Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

November 14, 2013

Jim Harlan West


Pauls Valley Democrat

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Jim Harlan West, 76, of Spiro, Oklahoma passed away November 8, 2013, in his home in Spiro.

He was born to Harlan A. West and Jimmie M. (Graham) West on May 5, 1937 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

He was a retired merchant and owner of Jim’s Wholesale, and co-owner and manager of Hays and West.

Jim was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Spiro and the Murrow Masonic Lodge #49.

He is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Melba (Tootie) West of the home; a daughter, Beck Cox and husband Sherman of Spiro, Oklahoma; a son James H. West II and wife, Mary of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; and six grandchildren Bryant Cox of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Dustin Cox of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Logan Cox of Spiro Oklahoma, Jami Jo, Remi and Gunner West of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.

Services were held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Spiro with Reverend Mark McAdow and Reverend Kim Hutson officiating.

Burial followed at the Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.

The pallbearers are Bud Cosgrove, Dennis Peterson, Richard Haynes, Ronald Baxter, Don Atkinson, and Bob Hammontree

The honorary pallbearers are Tom Pat Swafford, Jim Fry, Gil Howard, Clyde Robertson and Tom Tobler.

Please sign his online guestbook @www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com.