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1938 James 2022

James Benson 'Jim' Davis

October 28, 1938 — August 28, 2022

Funeral service for James Benson “Jim” Davis, 83 of Vian, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at Blackgum Harvestime Church in Vian, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Box Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

He was born on October 28, 1938 in San Diego, California to Lillie Mae (Fulton) Davis and Robert Benson Davis and passed away on August 28, 2022 in Vian, Oklahoma. He was married to Myra Jean (Moreland) Davis on June 5, 1962 in Topeka, Kansas. . Jim was a retired wiring repairman for Pacific Bell Company. He loved his God, country and community. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force, volunteered his time with the Blackgum Fire Department and served as a Deacon at Blackgum Harvestime Church. Jim was a biblical scholar and was always willing to share and talk about his love for Jesus Christ.

Survivors are:

the love of his life, his wife of 60 years, Myra Jean Davis of the home;

1 daughter, Sheryl Atoigue and Thomas of Graham, WA;

1 son, John Davis and Mona of Eureka, CA;

2 grandchildren, Joshua Kountz and Jessica Geagon;

3 great-grandchildren, Connor, Sterling and Cooper;

2 nieces, Shelley Boyer and Missy Russo;

1 nephew: Ron Dalton;

numerous cousins who loved him so much.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Benson Davis and Lillie Mae (Fulton) Davis; his siblings and their spouses, Bill and Rosemary Davis and Peggy and Jerry Dalton and his daughter-in-law, Linda Davis.

Active Pallbearers will be John Davis, Thomas Atoigue, Wayne Plank and Justin Schambron.

Viewing will be 10 am – 8 pm Tuesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 6 – 8 pm.

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