James Henry Mize, age 74, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, October 24, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
James was born in Fanshawe, Oklahoma on February 2, 1937, a son of the late Lillie Mae (Jones) and Francis Cecil Mize.
James was the husband of the late Billie Jane Mize. He and Billie were married in 1967 in Seminole, Texas.
James worked in the oil field. He attended Son Shine Fellowship Church of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
James was an Air Man 3rd Class of the U.S. Army Air Corp.
Surviving Relatives: Sons/Daughters-In-Law: James Ronald & Wilma Jean Mize of Wilburton, Oklahoma; James Darrell & Tina Mize of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Gerald & Cheryl Mize of Arkansas. Daughters/Sons-In-Law: Alice Bingham of Ellijay, Georgia; Donna & Jerry Robinson of Kibler, Arkansas; Tam (Pete) & Jackie Shell of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Sister: Janie Mize, Kappes of Maysville, Oklahoma. Niece: Carol Snow. Nephews: Randall Mize, Jimmy Smith, Bobby Joe Mize, and several other nieces and nephews. James is also survived by 12 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Billy Jane Mize, 4 brothers, 4 sisters.
Services at Son Shine Fellowship Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2011 with Rev. Ronnie Davis officiating. Interment to follow at the Maxey Cemetery, Wister, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers: Randall Mize, Leroy Mize, Kevin Kappes, Donnie Holland, Keith Humfeleet, Kyle Francis. Honorary Pallbearers: Grandsons: Jimmy Robinson, Donnie Holland, III, Jody Mize, Samuel Bingham, Joseph Robinson, Bradley Mize, Daniel Mize.
SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WALDROP FUNERAL HOME, WILBURTON, OKLAHOMA.