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 John Booker “J. B.” Reeder

John Booker “J. B.” Reeder

Birth
Locust Grove, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 10 Nov 2009 (aged 92)
Locust Grove, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 49445481 · View Source
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J.B. Reeder was born on July 7, 1917, in Locust Grove, Oklahoma, to Thomas Hallar and Mattie (Bates) Reeder. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at the age of 92 years, 4 months, and 3 days.
J.B. graduated Locust Grove High School in 1935. During World War II, he worked at the powder plant working with nitric acid. In January, 1940, J.B. and Thelma Luree Compton were united in marriage. She departed this life on March 18, 1990. J.B. had lived in Tulsa for 37 years, having owned a T.V. repair shop and a Texaco Station.

While in the Locust Grove area, J.B. worked as a farmer and stockman. He enjoyed working with and raising Braford cattle. On November 1, 1990, J.B. and Elva Dean Fausett were united in marriage. J.B. was a member of the Church of Christ in Locust Grove. He was well liked by many and will be missed dearly.

J.B. is survived by: his wife of over 19 years: Elva Dean Reeder; 2 sons: Leroy Reeder and wife Mary Jane of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Jim Reeder of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 2 step-sons: Dave Morehead and wife Sue of Locust Grove, Oklahoma and Bob Russell and wife Gail of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; 3 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and 9 step-grandchildren; numerous other realtives and a host of friends. J.B. was preceded in death by: his parents; his first wife: Thelma Luree (Compton) Reeder; 1 sister: Winnola Warren; and 1 grandson: Tommy Lee Reader.

Funeral services were held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 14, 2009, at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Locust Grove. Keith Cagle and Shawn Bates officated. Interment followed at Grey Cemetery, west of Peggs, Oklahoma. Services were entrusted to the Locust Grove Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Anna
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49445481
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Booker “J. B.” Reeder (7 Jul 1917–10 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49445481, citing Gray Cemetery, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Anna (contributor 46505516) .