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Obituaries

Obituaries

Wayne C. Jimboy 1938 - 2005

Services for Wayne C. Jimboy, 67, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Indian United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Services in Okemah, Okla., will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Creek Chapel. Burial will be in the Jimboy Family Cemetery in Okemah.Mr. Jimboy died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at his home.He was born April 14, 1938, in Okemah, the son of Jewett J. and Cora Anderson Jimboy. He graduated from Haskell Institute in 1956, where he participated in basketball and football.Mr. Jimboy was a co-owner of Jimboy Masonry Co. He also worked for several other masonry contractors in the Lawrence area and retired in 2003. He was a member of the Creek/Seminole Nations of Oklahoma, Indian United Methodist Church and Mount Oread Aerie 309 of the Eagles in Lawrence.He married Charlene Marie Hawkins on Aug. 27, 1988, in Okemah. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Woodrow W., Colorado Springs; two daughters, Donna Jimboy Hale, Holton, and Denise Cesare, Lawrence; a stepson, Rusty Coffey, Rio Rancho, N.M.; two stepdaughters, Carrie Coffey and Kristie Coffey, both of Lawrence; three brothers, Thomas, Lawrence, Edwin, Lexington, Okla., and Reuben "Loby," Oklahoma City; four sisters, Louise Holden, Lawrence, Norma Jean Beaver and Augustine McMann, both of Okemah, and Etta Mae Pulliam, Lexington, Okla.; and 15 grandchildren.A wake service will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Creek Chapel in Okemah.The family suggests memorials to the Wayne Jimboy Memorial Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.Online condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Jimboy.