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James "Pete" Presley

July 7, 1933 November 12, 2017
James "Pete" Presley
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James Phillip “Pete” Presley of Ada passed away November 12, 2017 at the age of 84. Pete was born July 7, 1933 in Tishomingo, OK to Harold Jack and Nora Beatrice (Nichols) Presley.

Pete was a longtime active member and former deacon of Trinity Baptist Church. On September 26, 1951 he married Lahoma Sally Parker in Ada. He owned and operated Presley Plumbing for several years and later retired from Valley View Hospital with 24 years of employment.

Pete is survived by his wife Lahoma Sally Presley of the home, 3 sons; Jack Presley of Kingston, OK, James H. Presley and wife Janice of Byng, OK, Joe Brent Presley and wife Mary Jane of Mead, OK, 8 grandchildren; Kelly Presley, Michael Presley, Justin Presley, Traci Haddock, Jarrod Presley, Zachary Presley, Phillip Presley and Jeni Hackett, 12 great grandchildren; Marcus, Josh, Brittany, Parker, Faith, Breanna, Andrew, Ethan, Emma, Hayden, Edison and Jude, 5 great- great grandchildren; Leightyn, Hadley and Lane’t, Sailor Belle, Michael Drayton, 2 sisters; Louise Southerland of Roff, OK, Janet McWhorter and husband Harold of Ada, OK, 2 sisters in law``; Emma Presley of Ada, OK, LaRuth Meeks of Byng, OK, and a host of nieces, nephews, longtime friends, neighbors, co workers and precious church family.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother; Aubry “AJ” Presley.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Rusty Fuller, Reverends’ David Gray and Don Sayre officiating. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends for visitation Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 5:00~7:00 PM at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

Bearers will be grandsons; Kelly Presley, Justin Presley, Jarrod Presley, Zachary Presley, Phillip Presley and nephew Kevin Meeks.
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5:00 PM 11/15/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/15/2017 7:00:00 PM
Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

123 E 13th St PO Box 147
Ada, OK 74820

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home
123 E 13th St PO Box 147 Ada 74820 OK
United States

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2:00 PM 11/16/2017 2:00:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church

123 N Mississippi
Ada, OK 74820

Trinity Baptist Church
123 N Mississippi Ada 74820 OK

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