The Ada News
Wake services for Viola Lois Jim, 69, are at 5 p.m. Sunday and church services are at 1 p.m. Monday. Both are at at Middle Creek No. 2 in Holdenville.
Church services are followed by graveside services at Cornell Family Cemetery. The Revs. George Harjoehe and Frankie Moppin are officiating.
Mrs. Jim died Thursday, May 9, 2013. She was born June 23, 1943, in Pontotoc County to Martin Stick and Ceclia Johnson-Alexander.
She moved to Shawnee from Holdenville 37 years ago. In 1957, she attended Chiloco Boarding School where she met her future husband, Harvey. They were married March 1, 1965, in Oklahoma City.
She was in the medical field most of her life, spending 19 years working at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Oklahoma City.
She is preceeded in death by her husband, both parents, two sisters, three brothers, one son, three daughters, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Tsotaddle, Ceclia Jim and Debra La Flore; four sons, Harvey Jim III, Thomas Jim Sr., Joseph Jim and Chris Jim, all of Shawnee; five sisters, Louisa Marrs, Connerville, Irene Banks and Charlene Vasquez, both of Ada, Dolores Alexander, Midwest City, and Darlene Meeks, Cyril; one brother, Bill Alexander, Amber; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Resthaven Funeral Home, Shawnee