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James Wesley "J.W." Carlile
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1924
Love County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2010
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA

James Wesley "J.W."Carlile was born Feb. 13, 1924, at Pike, OK., to Wheeler L. Carlile and Bonnie I. (Walker) Carlile.

He was raised south of Wilson, OK., attending school at Orr and Pike. He married Alma Barnes, Aug. 22, 1942, at the Love & Carter County Line. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 1980. He later married the former Betty (Eakins) Hodges at Wilson, Sept. 26, 1981. She too preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 1996. He then married his present wife, former Mrs. Glenna (Gannon) Bell, Jan. 17, 1998, at Bowie, Texas.

J.W. worked all of his working years in the oil field retiring from Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 1989 as an oil field pumper.
In his retirement he enjoyed writing songs and poetry. He also enjoyed woodworking, and gardening. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Wilson.

He died at the age of 86, Feb. 28, 2010, at Ardmore, OK.

In addition to his first and second spouse, also preceding him in death were his parents; two sons, Lavoy Carlile and James Carlile; brothers, Alvin Carlile, Cleatis Carlile and Aaron "Jiggs" Carlile; and a sister, Rachel (Carlile) Cox.

Survivors include wife, Glenna; daughter, Yvetta King; son, W.M. Carlile and wife, Cora; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Lawanda Garrison, Pearl Hilton, and Nancy Cothran and husband, Gearld; brother, Bowie Carlile.

Funeral services were March 3, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church of Wilson, with burial at Simon Cemetery south of Wilson. Services were under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson.

Family links: 
  Wheeler Leelovany Carlile (1896 - 1974)
  Bonnie I Walker Carlile (1905 - 1988)
  Alma Barnes Carlile (1926 - 1980)*
  Lavoy Buford Carlile (1946 - 2007)*
  James Franklin Carlile (1948 - 2004)*
  Alvin E. Carlile (1921 - 1968)*
  Rachel Savannah Carlile Cox (1922 - 1995)*
  James Wesley "J.W." Carlile (1924 - 2010)
  Aaron Dale Carlile (1926 - 1982)*
  Wheeler Leevolany Carlile (1928 - 2010)*
  Cletes Carlile (1929 - 1930)*
  Pearl Inez Carlile Hilton (1933 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Simon Cemetery
Love County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.01684, -97.38986
Maintained by: W. Carlile
Originally Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34651826
James Wesley J.W. Carlile
Added by: W. Carlile
James Wesley J.W. Carlile
Added by: Sharon Rhoades
James Wesley J.W. Carlile
Added by: W. Carlile
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