J. C. Vester

In Memory Of J .C.  Vester

J.C. Vester, age 91, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his residence.

J.C. was born in Booneville, Arkansas on October 21, 1925, a son of the late Fannie Cathryn (Suttle) and James Vester.

J.C. worked as a teacher at Eastern Oklahoma State College, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

J.C. served in the U.S. Army, 22nd Division.

He was the widower of Shirley(McCammon) Vester. On March 9, 1955, they were married at Stillwater, Oklahoma.

J.C. is survived by:
Daughter:  Catherine Vester, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Daughter-In-Law:  Kathy Vester, of McAlester, Oklahoma.
Brother-In-Law/Sister-In-Law:  Kenneth & Connie Zoger, of Norman, Oklahoma.  
He is also survived by: Great Grandson Due January 18; Great Grandson, Jaxon Vester, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Grandson/Wife, Justin C. & Natia Vester, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

J. C. was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley; son, James Vester.

Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017with Rev. Doug Miller officiating.   Interment to follow at the Wilburton Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers:  Justin Vester, Nathan Cook, David Bettes, Jr., John Cook, Bill Welch, John Ford, Johnny Paul Sokolosky.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Tom Ratliff, Vernon Underwood, Gary Burnett, Woody Abernathy.