James E. "Jim" Pilley, a resident of Henryetta, died March 8, 2018, in Tulsa at the age of 53. Jim was born April 12, 1964 in Roswell, New Mexico to James E. Pilley, Sr. and Virginia Jones Barton. Jim worked in many occupations and was self employed.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Mary Sue (Pilley) Westmoreland, his aunt, Louise Madsen, his favorite uncles Frank Jones and Roxie McLaughlin.
Jim is survived by his mother, Virginia Barton of Henryetta; three sons: Sidney Ray Pilley and Krista of Henryetta, James Pilley of Henryetta and Hunter Duncan and Amelia of Dewar; his father, James E. Pilley, Sr. of Roswell, New Mexico; two brothers: Michael Barton and wife Tricia of Henryetta and Gerald Styles and wife Ramona of Dewar; his life companion, Sharon Burney of Henryetta; grandson, Jack Pilley of Okemah; step-daugher, Felicia Baggs and fiance' Matthew Valle of Henryetta; step-grandchildren: Aryiel and AnnaBell;step-son, Nick Baggs and wife Nicole of McAlester; step-grandchildren, Talon, Brooklynn and Acelon; aunts Yvonne McLaughlin of Henryetta and Imogene Whitlock and husband Steve of Okmulgee; uncles, Ray Jones of Porum and Gerald Madsen of Warner; nieces, Natalie Barton and Fiance' Hunter Peavler, Jaycee Barton and Mattison Styles; nephews, Kacey Westmoreland and fiance' Chelsea Proctor, Trae Barton Ryan Styles and wife Megan, and Derrick Styles and many close cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will be, Michael Barton, Gerald Styles, Sidney Pilley, James Pilley, Kacey Westmoreland, Hunter Peavler, Jack Pilley Robert Stout, and Hunter Duncan. Honorary Pallbearers will be Frank Nunn, Bill Spurlock, James Smith, Tony Tidwell, and Chris Boswell.
Viewing will be Saturday, March 9 from 5 until 8 p.m., Sunday from noon until 8 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Henryetta with Rev. Kyle Kiner officiating. Interment will follow in Westlawn Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.