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James H Bitner, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1922
Death: Jul. 24, 2007

James Henry Bitner woke up in Heaven on July 24, 2007. He was born in Ft. Worth, TX to Benjamin H. & Leola M. Bitner. He was ordained to the ministry in 1942 by Kelham Ave. Baptist Church in OKC. He first pastored Soldier Creek Baptist Church. He served in the Army as an Assistant Chaplain during World War II, ending in Iwo Jima. He graduated from O.B.U. with a B.S. He completed his Doctorate in Theology at Southwestern Baptist Seminary. Jim & his wife served for 34 years as career missionaries in Chile. After retirement in 1987, he continued to teach & train Spanish speaking leaders of Baptist churches overseas and in the U.S. Jim's entire life was lived in anticipation of the day when he would stand before God and hear Him say, 'Well done, good and faithful servant.' Jim married his wife, Fern Weaver, Aug. 3, 1942. Their four children & spouses are James, Jr. & wife Carolyn, Paul & wife Yoli, David, Debbie & husband Dr. Scott Brown. Their grandchildren are Steve Bitner & wife Glenda, Dr. Catrina Bourne & husband Tim, & Parker & Paige Brown. They have 3 great-grandchildren: Maddie & James Bourne & Connor Bitner. A memorial service will be held July 27, 2007, at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Yukon. Memorial gifts may be made to the Dr. & Mrs. James H. Bitner, Sr. Scholarship Fund, O.B.U., Box 61275, 500 W. University, Shawnee, OK 74804. YANDA & SON FUNERAL HOME Yukon, OK 350-7101
 
 
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  Juanita Fern Weaver Bitner (1925 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Sill National Cemetery
Elgin
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 3 Site 338
 
Created by: DonZas
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52665599
James H Bitner, Sr
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James H Bitner, Sr
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- Kathy Burpo Woodworth
 Added: Oct. 14, 2011
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- DonZas
 Added: May. 21, 2010
 
 
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